Oakley is a very small city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 1,657 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Oakley is the 124th largest community in Utah.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Oakley is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Oakley is a city of service providers, managers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Oakley who work in management occupations (13.19%), teaching (10.67%), and office and administrative support (7.70%).
Oakley is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The city’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Oakley’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
Oakley is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.
In terms of college education, Oakley is somewhat better educated than the 21.84% who have a 4-year degree or higher in the typical US community: 27.08% of adults 25 and older in the city have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Oakley in 2010 was $27,139, which is upper middle income relative to Utah, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $108,556 for a family of four.
The people who call Oakley home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Oakley residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Oakley also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.25% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Oakley include English, Irish, French, Scottish, and Swiss.
The most common language spoken in Oakley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Italian.