Oakley is a very small city located in the state of Utah. With a population of 1,591 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Oakley is the 124th largest community in Utah.
Oakley home prices are not only among the most expensive in Utah, but Oakley real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
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 construction workers and builders. There are especially a lot of people living in Oakley who work in management occupations (14.65%), maintenance occupations (12.88%), and food service (10.10%).
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.
One downside of living in Oakley is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Oakley, the average commute to work is 30.70 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average.
As is often the case in a small city, Oakley doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of Oakley overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Oakley, 22.66% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Oakley in 2010 was $27,657, which is wealthy relative to Utah, and upper middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $110,628 for a family of four. However, Oakley contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
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 10.97% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Oakley include German, Danish, Irish, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Oakley is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and French.