Vian is a very small town located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 1,396 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Vian is the 171st largest community in Oklahoma.
Unlike some towns where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Vian is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Vian is a town of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Vian who work in office and administrative support (16.06%), maintenance occupations (10.36%), and healthcare suport services (9.59%).
Vian is very much a car-oriented town. This is because the population of Vian 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. 0.97% 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.
Being a small town, Vian does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Vian ranks among the least educated cities in the nation, as only 5.73% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Vian in 2010 was $11,543, which is low income relative to Oklahoma and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $46,172 for a family of four. Vian also has one of the higher rates of people living in poverty in the nation, with 47.53% of its population below the federal poverty line.
Vian is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Vian home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Vian residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Vian include Irish, Dutch, English, and African.
The most common language spoken in Vian is English. Other important languages spoken here include Native American languages and Other Asian languages.