Watonga is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 3,008 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Watonga is the 73rd largest community in Oklahoma.
Unlike some cities, Watonga isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Watonga are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Watonga is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Watonga who work in management occupations (14.71%), office and administrative support (13.08%), and teaching (9.67%).
Also of interest is that Watonga has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Watonga spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 16.70 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The rate of college-level education in Watonga is quite a bit lower than the national average among all cities of 21.84%: just 12.04% of people here over 25 have a bachelor's degree or an advanced degree.
The per capita income in Watonga in 2010 was $14,564, which is low income relative to Oklahoma and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $58,256 for a family of four. However, Watonga contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Watonga is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Watonga home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Watonga residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Watonga also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.60% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Watonga include Irish, English, Dutch, and French .
The most common language spoken in Watonga is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.