Oilton is a very small city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 1,014 people and just one neighborhood, Oilton is the 218th largest community in Oklahoma.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Oilton is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 43.82% of the Oilton workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Oilton is a city of sales and office workers, transportation and shipping workers and production and manufacturing workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oilton who work in sales jobs (15.59%), office and administrative support (9.71%) and management occupations (6.47%).
Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 9.17% 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
It is a fairly quiet city 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!) Oilton 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. Oilton has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Oilton than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Oilton may be for you.
Being a small city, Oilton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.