Oak Hill is a very small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 4,587 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 96.13% 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 (20.47%), sales jobs (14.14%), and business and financial occupations (9.82%).
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 10.42% 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", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Because of many things, Oak Hill is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Oak Hill a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Oak Hill has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local 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.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Oak Hill, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Oak Hill is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 76.52% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Oak Hill in 2010 was $83,585, which is wealthy relative to Tennessee and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $334,340 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, Scottish, and British.
The most common language spoken in Oak Hill is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Chinese.