Oil City is a very small town located in the state of Louisiana. With a population of 1,001 people and just one neighborhood, Oil City is the 217th largest community in Louisiana.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some towns, Oil City isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Oil City are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Oil City is a town of sales and office workers, construction workers and builders and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Oil City who work in office and administrative support (19.26%), sales jobs (13.93%) and personal care services (6.97%).
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.92% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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
Being a small town, Oil City does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.