White Oak is a somewhat small borough located in the state of Pennsylvania. With a population of 7,775 people and two constituent neighborhoods, White Oak is the 166th largest community in Pennsylvania.
Unlike some boroughs where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, White Oak is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, White Oak is a borough of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in White Oak who work in office and administrative support (14.74%), sales jobs (11.95%), and healthcare (6.83%).
Also of interest is that White Oak has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
The population of White Oak overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in White Oak, 22.82% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in White Oak in 2010 was $31,870, which is wealthy relative to Pennsylvania and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $127,480 for a family of four.
The people who call White Oak home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of White Oak residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in White Oak include Irish, Italian, Polish, and English.
The most common language spoken in White Oak is English. Other important languages spoken here include Serbo-Croatian and Chinese.