Verdigris is a very small town located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 4,406 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Verdigris is the 88th largest community in Oklahoma.
Verdigris real estate is some of the most expensive in Oklahoma, although Verdigris house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Verdigris is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Verdigris is a town of sales and office workers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Verdigris who work in office and administrative support (13.60%), management occupations (11.73%), and sales jobs (11.59%).
Verdigris is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Verdigris’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Verdigris is a small town, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Verdigris, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 88.22% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.
Being a small town, Verdigris does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
The population of Verdigris overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Verdigris, 22.81% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Verdigris in 2010 was $29,114, which is wealthy relative to Oklahoma, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $116,456 for a family of four. However, Verdigris contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Verdigris is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Verdigris home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Verdigris residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Verdigris include Irish, English, Scots-Irish, and Portuguese.
The most common language spoken in Verdigris is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.