Vinita is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 5,643 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Vinita is the 68th largest community in Oklahoma.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Vinita is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Vinita is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Vinita who work in office and administrative support (11.28%), food service (9.07%), and sales jobs (8.10%).
One of the benefits of Vinita is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 17.70 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
As is often the case in a small city, Vinita doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The percentage of adults in Vinita with college degrees is slightly lower than the national average of 21.84% for all communities. 13.85% of adults in Vinita have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Vinita in 2010 was $18,152, which is lower middle income relative to Oklahoma and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $72,608 for a family of four.
Vinita is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Vinita home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Vinita residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Vinita include Irish, English, Dutch, and Scots-Irish.
The most common language spoken in Vinita is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.