Shawnee, OK

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Living in Shawnee

Shawnee is a medium-sized city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 31,436 people and nine constituent neighborhoods, Shawnee is the 13th largest community in Oklahoma.

Unlike some cities, Shawnee isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Shawnee are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Shawnee is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Shawnee who work in sales jobs (11.42%), office and administrative support (10.72%), and management occupations (8.43%).

Shawnee is a decent-sized city, yet no one gets to work using public transit, because the city has no real transit system.

The education level of Shawnee citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 20.61% of adults 25 and older in Shawnee have a college degree.

The per capita income in Shawnee in 2018 was $23,138, which is upper middle income relative to Oklahoma, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $92,552 for a family of four. However, Shawnee contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

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

The most common language spoken in Shawnee is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.