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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 15,953 people and three associated neighborhoods, Live Oak is the 188th largest community in Texas. Much of the housing stock in Live Oak was built relatively recently. The construction of new real estate can often be taken as an indication that the local Live Oak economy is robust, and that jobs or other amenities are attracting an influx of new residents. This seems to be the case in Live Oak, where the median household income is $74,326.00.

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: 13.60% 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 education level of Live Oak citizens is substantially higher than the typical US community, as 31.50% of adults in Live Oak have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Live Oak in 2018 was $37,561, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $150,244 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 40.04% 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 Irish, German, English, Italian, and British.

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