Oakmont, PA

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Living in Oakmont

Oakmont is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 6,445 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Oakmont is the 217th largest community in Pennsylvania. Oakmont has an unusually large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs.

Oakmont is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 88.65% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Oakmont is a borough of professionals, sales and office workers, and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oakmont who work in management occupations (13.95%), office and administrative support (11.77%), and sales jobs (10.47%).

Also of interest is that Oakmont has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

In addition, Oakmont is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are people who are both educated and wealthy, and thus tend to be older, richer, and more established than young professionals. "Urban sophisticates" is not just about being educated and well-off financially: it is a point of view and state of mind, one that you might call 'urbaneness'. But such people can and do regularly live in small towns, suburbs and rural areas, as well as in big cities. They read, support the arts and high-end shops, and love travel.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Oakmont. 50.54% of adults here have a 4-year degree or graduate degree, whereas the national average for all cities and towns is just 21.84%.

The per capita income in Oakmont in 2010 was $41,761, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $167,044 for a family of four. However, Oakmont contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Oakmont home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Oakmont residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Oakmont include German, Irish, Italian, English, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Oakmont is English. Other important languages spoken here include Langs. of India and Spanish.