Oakhurst is a very small town located in the state of California. With a population of 2,887 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Oakhurst is the 592nd largest community in California.
Oakhurst is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 87.92% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Oakhurst is a town of sales and office workers, service providers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oakhurst who work in sales jobs (16.20%), office and administrative support (16.01%), and management occupations (14.33%).
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, Oakhurst is worth considering.
Being a small town, Oakhurst does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, Oakhurst is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.19% of adults 25 and older in Oakhurst have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Oakhurst in 2010 was $21,005, which is lower middle income relative to California and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $84,020 for a family of four. However, Oakhurst contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Oakhurst is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Oakhurst home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Oakhurst residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Oakhurst also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.14% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Oakhurst include Italian, Irish, European, and English.
The most common language spoken in Oakhurst is English. Other important languages spoken here include Native American languages and Hebrew.