Oak Point is a very small city located in the state of Texas. With a population of 3,178 people and just one neighborhood, Oak Point is the 510th largest community in Texas.
Real Estate Prices
Oak Point real estate is some of the most expensive in Texas, although Oak Point house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Oak Point isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Oak Point are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Oak Point is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oak Point who work in office and administrative support (18.74%), sales jobs (13.76%) and management occupations (11.01%).
Also of interest is that Oak Point has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
One interesting thing about the economy is that relatively large numbers of people worked from their home: 9.17% of the workforce. While this number may seem small overall, as a fraction of the total workforce this is high compared to the rest of the county. 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.
Setting & Lifestyle
Because of many things, Oak Point is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Oak Point a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Oak Point has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Oak Point’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.
In Oak Point, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 39.30 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average.