Yukon is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 26,830 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Yukon is the 18th largest community in Oklahoma.
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 (15.95%), sales jobs (10.16%), and management occupations (9.48%).
Also of interest is that Yukon has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Because of many things, Yukon is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Yukon really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Yukon perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Yukon is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
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: 28.67% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Yukon in 2010 was $30,389, which is wealthy relative to Oklahoma, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $121,556 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 German, Irish, English, French, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Yukon is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.