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.
Housing costs in Oakhurst are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.
Oakhurst is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. 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 office and administrative support (19.13%), sales jobs (15.85%), and management occupations (13.44%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Oakhurst has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Oakhurst has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Oakhurst than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Oakhurst may be for you.
Oakhurst is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, Oakhurst is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 17.46% of adults 25 and older in Oakhurst have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Oakhurst in 2010 was $21,563, which is lower middle income relative to California, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $86,252 for a family of four. However, Oakhurst contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Oakhurst include Italian, Irish, English, and European.
The most common language spoken in Oakhurst is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Native American languages.