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%).
Because of many things, Verdigris is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Verdigris a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Verdigris has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Verdigris’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Verdigris is very much a car-oriented town. This is because the population of Verdigris isn't large enough or dense enough to support an extensive public transit system. It has a lot of rural roads, and the distance between houses can be quite large, which together tends to discourage walking and bicycling to work. 88.22% of residents commute to work in their own car (and the drive is typically to a job out of town). People also tend to drive out of town for other services as well, such as shopping, doctors appointments, and more.
Verdigris is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The education level of Verdigris citizens is a little higher than the average for US cities and towns: 22.81% of adults in Verdigris 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.