Yukon, OK


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Yukon is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 25,892 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Yukon is the 18th largest community in Oklahoma.

Yukon real estate is some of the most expensive in Oklahoma, although Yukon house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Unlike some cities, Yukon isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Yukon are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Yukon is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Yukon who work in office and administrative support (18.11%), sales jobs (12.18%), and management occupations (9.28%).

Yukon is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Yukon’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

As is often the case in a small city, Yukon doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.

In terms of college education, Yukon is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 26.83% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Yukon in 2010 was $29,747, which is wealthy relative to Oklahoma, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $118,988 for a family of four. However, Yukon contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Yukon is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Yukon home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Yukon residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Yukon include English, Irish, Dutch, and French .

The most common language spoken in Yukon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Other Asian languages.