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Oakley, CA
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Living in Oakley



Oakley is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 44,688 people and seven constituent neighborhoods, Oakley is the 207th largest community in California.

Housing costs in Oakley 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.

Also of interest is that Oakley has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

A relatively large number of people in Oakley telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 10.30% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. These workers are often telecommuters who work in knowledge-based, white-collar professions. For example, Silicon Valley has large numbers of people who telecommute. Other at-home workers may be self-employed people who operate small businesses out of their homes.

In Oakley, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 37.42 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The citizens of Oakley are slightly better educated than the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns, with 21.85% of adults in Oakley having a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Oakley in 2018 was $36,236, which is middle income relative to California, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $144,944 for a family of four. However, Oakley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Oakley is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Oakley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Oakley residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Oakley also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 32.17% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Oakley include German, English, Irish, Italian, and European.

The most common language spoken in Oakley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Tagalog.