Oakham is a very small town located in the state of Massachusetts. With a population of 1,921 people and just one neighborhood, Oakham is the 290th largest community in Massachusetts.
Occupations and Workforce
Oakham is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Oakham is a town of professionals, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oakham who work in management occupations (14.92%), office and administrative support (12.31%) and healthcare (9.37%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Oakham is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Oakham’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Oakham, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 34.91 minutes every day commuting to work.