Live Oak, TX

Live Oak profile

Living in Live Oak

Live Oak is a somewhat small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 16,499 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Live Oak is the 184th largest community in Texas.

Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Live Oak is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Live Oak is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Live Oak who work in office and administrative support (16.79%), sales jobs (10.89%), and healthcare (8.38%).

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.

The overall education level of Live Oak is somewhat higher than in the average US city of 21.84%: 26.63% 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 $31,202, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $124,808 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. The greatest number of Live Oak residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Live Oak also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 33.43% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Live Oak include German, Irish, English, Italian, and African.

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