Luther is a very small town located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 1,759 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Luther is the 194th largest community in Oklahoma. Luther has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Luther, where the median household income is $69,861.00.
Luther real estate is some of the most expensive in Oklahoma, although Luther house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Luther is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Luther is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Luther who work in office and administrative support (12.23%), sales jobs (10.89%), and food service (6.37%).
Also of interest is that Luther has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Luther is worth considering.
One downside of living in Luther is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Luther, the average commute to work is 31.32 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small town, Luther doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
In terms of college education, Luther is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.26% of adults 25 and older in the town have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Luther in 2018 was $28,378, which is wealthy relative to Oklahoma, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $113,512 for a family of four. However, Luther contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Luther is a very ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Luther home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Luther residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Luther include Irish, German, English, Dutch, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Luther is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.