Woodward is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 12,993 people and four constituent neighborhoods, Woodward is the 36th largest community in Oklahoma.
Woodward is a blue-collar town, with 36.14% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Woodward is a city of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Woodward who work in sales jobs (10.06%), office and administrative support (9.56%), and management occupations (9.51%).
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Woodward spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 16.11 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
The percentage of adults in Woodward who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 20.70% of the adults in Woodward have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Woodward in 2010 was $26,175, which is wealthy relative to Oklahoma, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $104,700 for a family of four. However, Woodward contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Woodward is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Woodward home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Woodward residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Woodward also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 15.92% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Woodward include English, Irish, Dutch, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Woodward is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.