Oak Hill is a very small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 4,516 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Oak Hill is the 132nd largest community in Tennessee.
Oak Hill home prices are not only among the most expensive in Tennessee, but Oak Hill real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Oak Hill is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 96.03% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Oak Hill is a city of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oak Hill who work in management occupations (20.69%), business and financial occupations (13.81%), and sales jobs (12.70%).
Of important note, Oak Hill is also a city of artists. Oak Hill has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Oak Hill’s character.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 13.41% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
In addition, Oak Hill is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates". Urban sophisticates are educated, wealthy, executives and professionals, who have urbane tastes in books, food, and travel, whether they actually live in a big city, or choose to reside in a small town. In big or medium-sized cities, urban sophisticates tend to frequent art institutions such as opera, symphonies, ballet, live theatre, and museums.
Because of many things, Oak Hill is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Oak Hill really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Oak Hill perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
Oak Hill is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
If knowledge is power, Oak Hill is a pretty powerful place. 78.88% of the adults in Oak Hill have earned a 4-year college degree, masters degree, MD, law degree, or even PhD. Compare that to the national average of 21.84% for all cities and towns.
The per capita income in Oak Hill in 2018 was $92,134, which is wealthy relative to Tennessee and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $368,536 for a family of four.
The people who call Oak Hill home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Oak Hill residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Important ancestries of people in Oak Hill include English, German, Irish, European, and British.
The most common language spoken in Oak Hill is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.