Weatherford is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 12,017 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Weatherford is the 40th largest community in Oklahoma.
Weatherford real estate is some of the most expensive in Oklahoma, although Weatherford house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Weatherford is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Weatherford is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Weatherford who work in sales jobs (12.03%), management occupations (10.30%), and office and administrative support (10.22%).
Weatherford is a place where college students are a big part of the character and culture of the town. Small towns have often struggled with declining populations over the past few decades, but the presence of such a large college student population has helped Weatherford to fight this trend. Not only does the college population add spending and jobs to local economy, but it also contributes a very tangible, youthful energy to the town.
One of the benefits of Weatherford is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.10 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
Weatherford 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.
The education level of Weatherford citizens is very high relative to the national average among all cities (21.84%): 34.62% of adults in Weatherford have a bachelor's degree or even advanced degree.
The per capita income in Weatherford in 2018 was $24,983, which is upper middle income relative to Oklahoma, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $99,932 for a family of four. However, Weatherford contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Weatherford is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Weatherford home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Weatherford residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Weatherford also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.60% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Weatherford include Irish, German, English, Dutch, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Weatherford is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.