Oakley, CA

Oakley profile

Living in Oakley

Oakley is a medium-sized city located in the state of California. With a population of 42,543 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Oakley is the 221st 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.

Unlike some cities, Oakley isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Oakley are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Oakley is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Oakley who work in office and administrative support (14.08%), sales jobs (13.13%), and management occupations (6.78%).

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.

In Oakley, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 37.77 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

The percentage of adults in Oakley who are college-educated is close to the national average for all communities of 21.84%: 19.90% of the adults in Oakley have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Oakley in 2018 was $33,071, 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 $132,284 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 35.82% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Oakley include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Portuguese.

In addition, Oakley has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (16.31%).

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