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 96.61% 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 (20.19%), sales jobs (15.01%), and business and financial occupations (10.67%).
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.
Also of interest is that Oak Hill has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
A relatively large number of people in Oak Hill telecommute to their jobs. Overall, about 11.51% of the workforce works from home. While this may seem like a small number, as a fraction of the total workforce it ranks among the highest in the country. 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 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.
Oak Hill is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Oak Hill’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Being a small city, Oak Hill does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
If knowledge is power, Oak Hill is a pretty powerful place. 78.17% 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 $86,034, which is wealthy relative to Tennessee and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $344,136 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, British, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Oak Hill is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.