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See what Oildale, CA has to offer.

What Renters Like and Dislike

What Renters Like and Dislike About Oildale

There is a lot of stores near bye. There is a lot of parks in walking distance from my house.I can go anywhere I want to

neighborhood is nice.restaurants are my favorite local businesses .I like going with family and friends to shops. it is big.

It's an old neighborhood that has been running for a long time there has been a games but many more to have tomorrow the schools are old and sort of sweet

We like spending time with our family.there is not anything special about were I live and the grocery store is walking distance

We are located 5 minutes from the main freeway and several restaurants. Great schools, quiet neighborhood. Not much traffic.

There is nothing unique about our neighborhood just everyone I have come across are respectful and curtious.

Who Lives Here

Oildale Demographics

Education

High School

37%

Associate's

23%

Bachelor's

4%

Master's

2%

Doctorate

34%

Family Size

2 people

35%

3 people

27%

4 people

19%

5 people

10%

6+ people

9%

Household Income

0-50k

65%

50-100k

24%

100-150k

7%

150-200k

2%

200k+

2%

Age

0-10

15%

10-20

16%

20-45

36%

45-65

23%

65+

10%

Getting Around Oildale

Oildale Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

36%

15-30 Mins

45%

30-40 Mins

9%

40-60 Mins

5%

60+ Mins

6%

What Renters Are Saying

Oildale Features

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 7 of 9 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 7 of 9 renters

Near Schools

Yes

Say 7 of 9 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 6 of 9 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 6 of 9 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

Yes

Say 5 of 9 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 5 of 9 renters

Area Has Potholes

No

Say 5 of 9 renters

Busy Streets

Yes

Say 5 of 9 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 5 of 9 renters

Nearby Parks

No

Say 5 of 9 renters

Pet Friendly

No

Say 6 of 9 renters

Safe For Families

No

Say 6 of 9 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 6 of 9 renters

Maintained Yards

No

Say 6 of 9 renters

Quiet Area

No

Say 7 of 9 renters

Tree Lined Streets

No

Say 7 of 9 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 8 of 9 renters

Near Highways

No

Say 8 of 9 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 8 of 9 renters

Oildale Education

Schools

Percentage: 3/53/5

School Score

How satisfied do renters feel with the schools in this area.

Top Schools in Oildale

8/10

W.A. Kendrick Elementary School

Grades K-5 • Public

7/10

Norris Elementary School

Grades K-6 • Public

7/10
7/10

Veterans Elementary School

Grades K-6 • Public

7/10

Rio Bravo Elementary School

Grades K-4 • Public

5/10

Fairview Elementary School

Grades K-5 • Public

Information provided by GreatSchools. To verify school enrollment eligibility, contact the school district directly.

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Living in Oildale, CA

Oildale, a town in California, has a population of just over 34,000. Families with young children will feel right at home, as kids under 5 make up an above-average 8% of the community, while retirees are less well-represented. With an average age of just over 34, the city's population skews younger than most cities in California. Home ownership is less common than renting in the area, and 37% of residents own their homes, driven in part by a relatively low average rent ($959 per month) that is substantially less than the state average.

With an average commute time of about 25 minutes, outperforming most cities in the state, Oildale residents find that it isn't overly time-consuming to get to work. Driving is the prevailing mode of getting to work, selected by 33% of residents, while public transit isn't used much. Walking isn't a common means of commuting to work.

Six percent of the population in Oildale works in retail, making it the most common industry. Meanwhile, looking at job function, 6% of the city's population works in construction, making it the top field in the city. Oildale workers earn an average annual income of just over $49,000, around $36,000 less than their peers elsewhere in the state. The city's average income also trails the national average of $73,345. Oildale has a relatively large percentage of residents over the age of 25 who have a high school degree or equivalent (21%) compared to the national average. In addition, 4% possess a Bachelor's degree and 1% have earned a Master's or Doctoral degree.