Oscoda is a tiny town located in the state of Michigan. With a population of 888 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Oscoda is the 484th largest community in Michigan.
Unlike some towns, Oscoda isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Oscoda are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Oscoda is a town of service providers, professionals, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oscoda who work in healthcare (16.73%), sales jobs (13.69%), and teaching (9.51%).
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Oscoda has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Oscoda has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Oscoda than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Oscoda may be for you.
Oscoda is a small town, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
The percentage of people in Oscoda who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.99% of adults in Oscoda have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Oscoda in 2010 was $22,024, which is middle income relative to Michigan and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $88,096 for a family of four. However, Oscoda contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Oscoda is a somewhat ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Oscoda home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Oscoda residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Oscoda include Polish, English, Irish, and French .
The most common language spoken in Oscoda is English. Other important languages spoken here include Tagalog and Arabic.