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, Live Oak isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Live Oak are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Live Oak is a city of professionals, sales and office workers, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Live Oak who work in office and administrative support (16.02%), teaching (9.86%), and management occupations (9.16%).

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 percentage of people in Live Oak who are college-educated is somewhat higher than the average US community of 21.84%: 26.09% of adults in Live Oak have at least a bachelor's degree.

The per capita income in Live Oak in 2018 was $31,764, which is upper middle income relative to Texas and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $127,056 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 31.91% of the city’s residents. 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 Vietnamese.