Live Oak, TX
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Live Oak profile

Living in Live Oak

Live Oak is a medium-sized city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 15,840 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Live Oak is the 188th largest community in Texas.

Also of interest is that Live Oak has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.

Telecommuters are a relatively large percentage of the workforce: 11.91% of people work from home. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce it is high relative to the nation. 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.

The overall education level of Live Oak is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 28.34% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Live Oak in 2018 was $36,128, which is wealthy relative to Texas, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $144,512 for a family of four. However, Live Oak contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Live Oak is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Live Oak home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. People of Hispanic or Latino origin are the most prevalent group in Live Oak, accounting for 38.87% of the city’s residents (people of Hispanic or Latino origin can be of any race). The greatest number of Live Oak residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Live Oak include German, Irish, English, Italian, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Live Oak is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German/Yiddish.