Weatherford is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 12,126 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Weatherford is the 40th largest community in Oklahoma.
Weatherford real estate is some of the most expensive in Oklahoma, although Weatherford house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Weatherford is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Weatherford is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Weatherford who work in sales jobs (14.08%), office and administrative support (11.70%), and teaching (8.76%).
Weatherford is a small town where college students really create the town feel and character. So many small towns have lost population over the last 20-30 years that having the local college presence in the Weatherford area, with all of the energy of the students filling area dorms and apartments each fall, really helps Weatherford maintain a good economy.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 18.74 minutes getting to work every day.
The citizens of Weatherford are very well educated compared to the average community in the nation: 34.64% of adults in Weatherford have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Weatherford in 2010 was $21,389, which is upper middle income relative to Oklahoma, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $85,556 for a family of four. However, Weatherford contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Weatherford is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Weatherford home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Weatherford residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Weatherford also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.32% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Weatherford include Irish, English, Dutch, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Weatherford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Persian.