A large city in Oklahoma, Oklahoma City has a population of approximately 628,000. Families with young children will feel right at home, as kids under 5 make up an above-average 8% of the community. Overall, the city's residents, with an average age of just under 36, are younger than most cities in Oklahoma. The majority of Oklahoma City residents own their homes, and 41% of residents rent. At $887/month, the average rent is a bit above the state average.
There are two primary industries in Oklahoma City: retail and healthcare. Together, these industries account for 14% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, looking at job function, many of the city's residents work in sales, as 8% of the city's population reports this as their field of work, the highest number of any field. With an average annual income of nearly $68,000, Oklahoma City workers earn around $4,000 more than the average Oklahoma resident. Oklahoma City, however, compares less favorably to the national average ($73,345). Among Oklahoma City residents over the age of 25, 13% have earned a Bachelor's degree and 5% possess a Master's or Doctoral degree.
Averaging about 23 minutes, the commute time for Oklahoma City residents outperforms nearly 70% of cities in Oklahoma. Driving is the prevailing means of commuting to work, opted for by 45% of workers, while public transit is not used extensively. Not many residents commute to work on foot.