Velma is a tiny town located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 612 people and just one neighborhood, Velma is the 265th largest community in Oklahoma.
Occupations and Workforce
When you are in Velma, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 43.48% of Velma’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Velma is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Velma who work in office and administrative support (15.84%), sales jobs (8.07%) and teaching (6.83%).
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Velma has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Velma has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Velma than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Velma may be for you.
Being a small town, Velma does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.