Oak Hill is a very small city located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 4,681 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 96.91% 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 (19.32%), business and financial occupations (9.78%), and healthcare (9.66%).
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.
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.
Oak Hill is a small city, and as is often the case with smaller towns, the population isn't large or dense enough to support much in the way of a public transportation system. In fact, there are many rural roads around Oak Hill, which makes walking or biking to and from work a bit difficult. This makes for a very car-oriented town: 92.80% of residents commute to work by private automobile, and people often drive out of town for work, shopping, and other activities.
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. 77.19% 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 2010 was $71,091, which is wealthy relative to Tennessee and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $284,364 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 German, Irish, European, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Oak Hill is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.