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Oakwood - Town vs. County Stats
Avg Price in Oakwood: $241,200/Co. / County Avg $421,000
Avg Taxes in Oakwood: $1,500/Co. / County. Avg $2,400
Avg Sq. Ft. in Oakwood: 2,023/Co. / County Avg 3,100
Avg Price per/ft2 in Oakwood: $119/Co. / County Avg $136
Avg Walkscore in Oakwood: 17 / County Avg 14
Avg Year Built in Oakwood: 1987/Co. / County Avg 1993
Avg Days on Website in Oakwood: 73/Co. / County Avg 106
Oakwood Real Estate Market Health
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Oakwood is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Oakwood is a city of service providers, sales and office workers and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Oakwood who work in office and administrative support (12.06%), sales jobs (9.81%) and food service (8.93%).
Oakwood is also a college town, where lots of students live while attending area colleges. Because of the high percentage of people living in Oakwood enrolled in college, Oakwood has a number of services, amenities and opportunities geared towards the needs and activities of students.
As is often the case in a small city, Oakwood doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
Oakwood Information and Demographics
The percentage of people in Oakwood with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.43% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Oakwood in 2010 was $17,726, which is middle income relative to Georgia, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $70,904 for a family of four.
Oakwood is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Oakwood home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Oakwood residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Oakwood also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 24.24% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Oakwood include Irish, English, German, Scottish and African.
Foreign born people are also an important part of Oakwood's cultural character, accounting for 21.74% of the city’s population.
The most common language spoken in Oakwood is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Vietnamese.