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Oil City,PA index of house prices

Total population: 10,227 (All urban)

Houses: 4,827 (4,155 occupied: 2,637 owner occupied, 1,523 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

37%
State:

31%

Housing density: 1,069 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $152,199.

Median contract rent in 2016: $288 (lower quartile is $227, upper quartile is $355)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $623


Median gross rent in Oil City, PA in 2016: $373

Housing units in Oil City with a mortgage: 1,231 (17 second mortgage, 118 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,417

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $52,580

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $36,338

Median monthly housing costs: $547


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Oil City, Pennsylvania Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $48,586 (it was $40,200 in 2000)
Oil City:

$48,586
Pennsylvania:

$174,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $31,773 - $82,950
Median year house/condo built: 1939

Median year apartment built: 1940

Household type by relationship:

Households: 10,207
  • In family households: 7,961 (1,207 male householders, 1,267 female householders)
    1,464 spouses, 2,955 children (2,621 natural, 13 adopted, 340 stepchildren), 267 grandchildren, 131 brothers or sisters, 91 parents, 140 other relatives, 463 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,015 (704 male householders (559 living alone)), 983 female householders (906 living alone)), 323 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 235

Size of family households: 1,112 2-persons, 484 3-persons, 415 4-persons, 294 5-persons, 101 6-persons, 66 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,466 1-person, 174 2-persons, 34 3-persons, 11 5-persons.

1,082 married couples with children.
881 single-parent households (221 men, 660 women).

97.7% of residents of Oil City speak English at home.
0.6% of residents speak Spanish at home (75% speak English very well, 20% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (86% speak English very well, 14% speak English well).
0.5% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (63% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 13% speak English not well).
0.1% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 98 (1.0%)
(84.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

6.8
State:

6.7

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

5.3
State:

4.4

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Oil City, Pennsylvania:

  • 7no bedroom
  • 401 bedroom
  • 4102 bedrooms
  • 1,4083 bedrooms
  • 5604 bedrooms
  • 2125+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Oil City population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Oil City, Pennsylvania:

  • 35no bedroom
  • 3631 bedroom
  • 5512 bedrooms
  • 4063 bedrooms
  • 1594 bedrooms
  • 105+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Oil City population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Oil City in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 145no vehicle
  • 9741 vehicle
  • 1,1122 vehicles
  • 2863 vehicles
  • 814 vehicles
  • 365+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Oil City population

Cars and other vehicles available in Oil City in renter-occupied apartments

  • 423no vehicle
  • 7811 vehicle
  • 2712 vehicles
  • 293 vehicles
  • 114 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Oil City population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Oil City, Pennsylvania:

  • 71 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 494 rooms
  • 3085 rooms
  • 7266 rooms
  • 6227 rooms
  • 3388 rooms
  • 5869+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Oil City population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Oil City, Pennsylvania:

  • 251 room
  • 132 rooms
  • 2073 rooms
  • 2904 rooms
  • 2915 rooms
  • 3306 rooms
  • 1797 rooms
  • 838 rooms
  • 889+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Oil City population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Oil City, PA household income distribution

  • Oil City, PA household income distribution
  • 356Less than $10,000
  • 355$10,000 to $14,999
  • 413$15,000 to $19,999
  • 301$20,000 to $24,999
  • 310$25,000 to $29,999
  • 287$30,000 to $34,999
  • 267$35,000 to $39,999
  • 218$40,000 to $44,999
  • 165$45,000 to $49,999
  • 360$50,000 to $59,999
  • 359$60,000 to $74,999
  • 291$75,000 to $99,999
  • 197$100,000 to $124,999
  • 69$125,000 to $149,999
  • 64$150,000 to $199,999
  • 52$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Oil City, PA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Oil City, PA
  • 36Less than $10,000
  • 101$10,000 to $14,999
  • 98$15,000 to $19,999
  • 99$20,000 to $24,999
  • 216$25,000 to $29,999
  • 136$30,000 to $34,999
  • 131$35,000 to $39,999
  • 490$40,000 to $49,999
  • 228$50,000 to $59,999
  • 122$60,000 to $69,999
  • 141$70,000 to $79,999
  • 133$80,000 to $89,999
  • 33$90,000 to $99,999
  • 158$100,000 to $124,999
  • 108$125,000 to $149,999
  • 74$150,000 to $174,999
  • 50$175,000 to $199,999
  • 33$200,000 to $249,999
  • 16$250,000 to $299,999
  • 10$300,000 to $399,999
  • 12$500,000 to $749,999
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Oil City, PA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Oil City, PA
  • 36Less than $100
  • 61$150 to $199
  • 121$200 to $249
  • 75$250 to $299
  • 136$300 to $349
  • 123$350 to $399
  • 127$400 to $449
  • 174$450 to $499
  • 161$500 to $549
  • 111$550 to $599
  • 36$600 to $649
  • 32$650 to $699
  • 44$700 to $749
  • 140No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 12010 or later
  • 402000 to 2009
  • 311990 to 1999
  • 151980 to 1989
  • 61970 to 1979
  • 38Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Oil City population
Oil City commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 230
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 767
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 694
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 615
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 575
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 140
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 402
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 103
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 72
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 156
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 148
  • 90 or more minutes: 92
Oil City, PA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 84.2%
Number of people working at home: 119 (2.9% of all workers)

Oil City mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 3,340 (81%)
  • Carpooled: 390 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 15 (0%)
  • Taxi: 13 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 4 (0%)
  • Walked: 201 (5%)
  • Worked at home: 119 (3%)

First ancestries reported:

 German: 803
 Irish: 530
 American: 358
 Polish: 303
 Italian: 229
 English: 174
 Dutch: 86
 Scotch-Irish: 67
 Welsh: 49
 Canadian: 38
 European: 28
 Swedish: 23
 Finnish: 19
 French (except Basque): 18
 Slovak: 16
 French Canadian: 10
 British: 9
 Russian: 9
 Scottish: 9
 Turkish: 7
 West Indian: 7
 Czechoslovakian: 5
 Scandinavian: 5
 Croatian: 4
 Nigerian: 1

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 18%Indonesia
  • 13%Philippines
  • 13%Nigeria
  • 9%Brazil
  • 8%Ecuador
  • 8%Canada
  • 7%Lithuania

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 8,664
  • Other state: 1,355
  • Northeast: 392
  • Midwest: 346
  • South: 285
  • West: 325

80% of Oil City residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 43% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 76% lived in Pennsylvania.

Oil City:

80.1%
State average:

87.1%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 16
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 17
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 46
  • 9th grade: 28
  • 10th grade: 62
  • 11th grade: 93
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 39
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,568
  • Less than 1 year of college: 151
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 303
  • Associate degree: 284
  • Bachelor's degree: 437
  • Master's degree: 104
  • Professional school degree: 67
  • Doctorate degree: 21

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 27
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 9
  • 5th and 6th grade: 9
  • 7th and 8th grade: 50
  • 9th grade: 12
  • 10th grade: 105
  • 11th grade: 105
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 40
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,610
  • Less than 1 year of college: 226
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 518
  • Associate degree: 341
  • Bachelor's degree: 432
  • Master's degree: 137
  • Professional school degree: 21
  • Doctorate degree: 8

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 11.5%Males
  • 7.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 8.2%Males
  • 11.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 32.6%Females
Oil City marital status for males
Oil City marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,431
  • One, attached: 94
  • Two: 469
  • 3 or 4: 241
  • 5 to 9: 212
  • 10 to 19: 48
  • 20 to 49: 163
  • 50 or more: 147
  • Mobile homes: 5

Median worth of mobile homes: $140,281

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 6.8%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 5.3%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Oil City:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Oil City
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (95.4%)
  • Electricity (3.1%)
  • Wood (2.0%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.3%)
  • Utility gas (77.9%)
  • Electricity (19.2%)
  • Other fuel (0.9%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.7%)
  • Wood (0.4%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 142
Here:

13.8%
Pennsylvania:

15.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 86
Here:

14.7%
Pennsylvania:

13.3%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 189
Here:

41.3%
Pennsylvania:

37.6%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)