Durant Jobs

  • Truck Driver - Company Regional. We Train!

    C.R. England - Madill, OK

    C.R. England is now hiring Regional Truck Drivers. With C.R. England Regional, instead of driving across the nation, you can enjoy the local feel of driving a specific region. As...

    from C.R. England - 30+ days ago
  • Retail Wireless Consultant - Part Time Durant, OK Job

    U.S. Cellular - Durant, OK

    Retail Wireless Consultant - Part Time Durant, OK-SAL010167 U.S. Cellular believes a sale is really a connection. It's an opportunity to understand the changing needs of your...

    from U.S. Cellular - 3 days ago
  • Light-Wheel Vehicle Mechanic - Part-Time

    Army National Guard - Durant, OK

    Got a knack for keeping cars and trucks on the road? Then join the Army National Guard as a Light-Wheel Vehicle Mechanic and help keep freedom moving forward. As a Light-Wheel...

    from Army National Guard - 13 days ago
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Durant, Oklahoma

Durant is a city in Bryan County, Oklahoma, United States. The population was 13,549 at the 2000 census, but, the July 2006 census puts Durant's population at 15,050. The Durant Micropolitan Area has approximately 39,000 residents. It is the county seat of Bryan County . Durant was ranked as the fastest growing rural city in Oklahoma in 2004, having the fastest growth rate outside of the Oklahoma City and Tulsa metropolitan areas. Today, the city is ranked as one of the fastest growing cities in the country. Less than ten miles away, Lake Texoma has between 8-10 million tourists every year and is the 12th largest lake in the United States, and also one of the largest reservoirs in the country, contributing to Durant's economic and population growth. Durant is home to Southeastern Oklahoma State University and also the Headquarters of the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma, though the historic capital building is in Tuskahoma. Durant ranks as the second largest city within the Choctaw Nation,...more

Durant Economy

Durant is a progressive community with a thriving, diversified local economy, and currently leads the state in economic development. One of the city's strongest industries is tourism; attractions include Lake Texoma, Lake Durant, the Choctaw Casino and Resort, Fort Washita, the Three Valley Museum, the annual Magnolia Festival held in downtown, and the World's Largest Peanut. Manufacturing and distribution are growing industries that are occurring in Durant with several factories of such industries being constructed and planned. The Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma has a huge impact on Durant's economy, especially the two casinos that bring in millions of dollars everyday, which is then used for education. The Choctaw Casino Resort, located between Durant and Calera along U.S. 69/75, is a thriving area with economic success. Another important part of Durant's economy is the city's Historic Central Business District and the Retail District. In the past few years, Downtown Durant has seen...more

Durant Careers

Among the most common occupations in Durant are Management, professional, and related occupations, 27%; Sales and office occupations, 25%; and Production, transportation, and material moving occupations, 17%. Approximately 66 percent of workers in Durant, Oklahoma work for companies, 19 percent work for the government and 6 percent are self-employed.

Durant Industries

The leading industries in Durant, Oklahoma are Educational, health and social services, 22%; Retail trade, 13%; and Manufacturing, 12%. Simply Hired's Durant job listings indicate that the following industries in Durant are hiring the most workers:

Durant Job Salaries

According to government data, the average salary for jobs in Durant, Oklahoma is $23,125, and the median income of households in Durant was $25,328.
 

Average Salaries in Durant, OK

Durant, OK

$23,000
 

According to our Durant Trends data, the number of Durant, Oklahoma jobs has decreased by 3% since September 2013.
Durant job trends

Durant Employment Statistics

Population of Durant
Total population 13,549
Male 47.50%
Female 52.50%
Median age 31.0
  
Durant Housing
Owner-occupied homes 51.5%
Median cost of a home $61,700
Median mortgage payment $401
Renter-occupied homes 48.5%
Vacant housing 9.8%
Median monthly rent $365
  
Average Income
Median for all male full-time $26,574
Median for all female full-time $19,676
  
Household Income
Less than $10,000 20%
$10,000 to $14,999 11%
$15,000 to $24,999 18%
$25,000 to $34,999 15%
$35,000 to $49,999 15%
$50,000 to $74,999 13%
$75,000 to $99,999 4%
$100,000 to $149,999 2%
$150,000 to $199,999 0%
$200,000 or more 0%
  
Education
Less than 9th grade 10%
9th to 12th grade, no diploma 16%
High school graduate 26%
Some college, no degree 21%
Associate's degree 4%
Bachelor's degree 13%
Graduate degree 9%
  
Marital Status
Never married 25%
Currently married 51%
Separated 2%
Widowed 9%
Divorced 12%
  
Race
White 83%
Black or African American 2%
Asian 1%
Other 15%
  
Durant Commute
Carpool 13.6%
Public transportation 0.1%
Average travel time 16 minutes