Yukon, OK

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Living in Yukon

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.

Yukon is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-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 great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Yukon a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Yukon has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Yukon’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.

Being a small city, Yukon does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

The percentage of people in Yukon who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 28.67% of adults in Yukon 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.