Oakdale is a tiny town located in the state of Tennessee. With a population of 222 people and just one neighborhood, Oakdale is the 390th largest community in Tennessee.
Occupations and Workforce
Oakdale is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Oakdale is a town of professionals, service providers and transportation and shipping workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oakdale who work in maintenance occupations (11.94%), healthcare (10.45%) and office and administrative support (10.45%).
Also of interest is that Oakdale has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Setting & Lifestyle
It is a fairly quiet town because there are relatively few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. (Children, for example, often can't help themselves from being noisy, and being parents ourselves, we know!) Oakdale has relatively few families with children living at home, and is quieter because of it. Renters and college students, for their own reasons, can also be noisy. Oakdale has few renters and college students. But the biggest reason it is quieter in Oakdale than in most places in America, is that there are just simply fewer people living here. If you think trees make good neighbors, Oakdale may be for you.
One downside of living in Oakdale, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 33.96 minutes every day commuting to work.
Being a small town, Oakdale does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.