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 6,536 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Oakmont is the 217th largest community in Pennsylvania. Much of the housing stock in Oakmont was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic boroughs in the country.

Oakmont real estate is some of the most expensive in Pennsylvania, although Oakmont house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.

Oakmont is a decidedly white-collar borough, with fully 89.70% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Oakmont is a borough of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oakmont who work in management occupations (14.26%), healthcare (11.46%), and office and administrative support (9.91%).

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.

Do you have a 4-year college degree or graduate degree? If so, you may feel right at home in Oakmont. 52.84% 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 $45,911, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $183,644 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 Spanish and Langs. of India.