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Oak Hill, FL

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Overview


Oak Hill is a very small coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of Florida. With a population of 2,077 people and just one neighborhood, Oak Hill is the 383rd largest community in Florida. Oak Hill has seen a significant amount of newer housing growth in recent years. Quite often, new home construction is the result of new residents moving in who are middle class or wealthier, attracted by jobs, a healthy local economy, or other amenities as they leave nearby or far away areas for greener pastures. This seems to be the case in Oak Hill, where the median household income is $73,350.00.

Occupations and Workforce

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Oak Hill is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Oak Hill is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oak Hill who work in maintenance occupations (16.43%), sales jobs (15.55%), and management occupations (12.26%).

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 13.78% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.

Setting & Lifestyle

The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Oak Hill has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Oak Hill a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.

One of the nice things about Oak Hill is that it is nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Because of this, visitors and locals will often go to these areas to take in the scenery or to enjoy waterfront activities.

In Oak Hill, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 33.59 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.

Demographics

In terms of college education, the citizens of Oak Hill rank slightly lower than the national average. 14.95% of adults 25 and older in Oak Hill have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Oak Hill in 2022 was $31,950, which is middle income relative to Florida and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $127,800 for a family of four. However, Oak Hill contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Oak Hill is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Oak Hill home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Oak Hill residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Oak Hill include Irish, German, English, Italian, and Scottish.

The most common language spoken in Oak Hill is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Portuguese.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

When you see a neighborhood for the first time, the most important thing is often the way it looks, like its homes and its setting. Some places look the same, but they only reveal their true character after living in them for a while because they contain a unique mix of occupational or cultural groups. This neighborhood is very unique in some important ways, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive exploration and analysis.

Real Estate

Do you like a coastal setting? If so, this neighborhood may be to your liking. The neighborhood is on the ocean, a bay, or inlet. Often such coastal places have amenities and recreational activities on the waterfront that are attractive to residents and visitors alike. In addition to being coastal, is a very nautical neighborhood, meaning that it is somewhat historic, walkable, densely populated and on the water. This gives the neighborhood a very nautical feel, with some seaside and shipping feel, which some may really enjoy the sights and sounds of. One of the notable things about is that it is one of the quietest neighborhoods in America, according to NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis and quantitative rating of quietness. When you are here, you will find it to be very quiet. If quiet and peaceful are your cup of tea, you may have found a great place for you.

In addition, the real estate in this neighborhood consists of more mobile homes than 98.7% of all neighborhoods in America, with 46.5% of the occupied housing here being classified as mobile homes. So if you are looking for a mobile home, or you like the look and feel of mobile home parks, this neighborhood might have the setting you desire.

Occupations

There are more people living in the neighborhood employed as sales and service workers (55.0%) than almost any neighborhood in the country. From fast-food service workers to major sales accounts, sales and service workers make up the largest proportion of our national employment picture. But despite that size and importance nationally, this neighborhood still stands out as unique due to the dominance of people living here who work in such occupations.

Furthermore, the government often provides some of the more stable jobs in the economy. From local, to state, to federal government workers, the government can also be a major employer. What NeighborhoodScout's analysis revealed, is that the neighborhood in particular stands out when compared nationally for the proportion of its working residents who are employed by the government. At 15.8% of its workforce, this neighborhood has a greater concentration of government workers than 97.6% of U.S. neighborhoods.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Lebanese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 0.9% of this neighborhood's residents have Lebanese ancestry.

The Neighbors

How wealthy a neighborhood is, from very wealthy, to middle income, to low income is very formative with regard to the personality and character of a neighborhood. Equally important is the rate of people, particularly children, who live below the federal poverty line. In some wealthy gated communities, the areas immediately surrounding can have high rates of childhood poverty, which indicates other social issues. NeighborhoodScout's analysis reveals both aspects of income and poverty for this neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Oak Hill are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 49.0% of the neighborhoods in America. With 13.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 56.2% of U.S. neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 45.0% of the working population is employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 26.9% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in executive, management, and professional occupations (21.0%), and 15.8% in government jobs, whether they are in local, state, or federal positions.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 97.8% of households. Some people also speak Polish (2.5%).

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the neighborhood in Oak Hill, FL, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (17.3%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (16.2%), and residents who report English roots (10.8%), and some of the residents are also of Polish ancestry (7.0%), along with some Italian ancestry residents (4.5%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 30 and 45 minutes commuting one-way to work (34.1% of working residents), which is at or a bit above the average length of a commute across all U.S. neighborhoods.

Here most residents (77.1%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (12.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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