Weatherford is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 12,017 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.
Unlike some cities, Weatherford isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Weatherford are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Weatherford is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Weatherford who work in sales jobs (11.06%), office and administrative support (10.38%), and management occupations (8.94%).
Weatherford is a small town with a large college student population. Because of this, there is a real youthful, hip vibe to the place, and much of the life in the town is centered on the college. This has helped Weatherford to buck the trend of other small towns that have suffered declining populations over the past 20 to 30 years. Spending by students, and faculty and staff jobs, are a big part of the local economy.
One of the benefits of Weatherford is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.88 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.
Being a small city, Weatherford does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Weatherford is substantially better educated than the typical community in the nation, which has 21.84% of the adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree: 33.18% of adults in Weatherford have a college degree.
The per capita income in Weatherford in 2018 was $23,098, 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 $92,392 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 13.55% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Weatherford include Irish, German, English, Dutch, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Weatherford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.