Oak Forest - Garden Oaks, Houston, TX Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work

What is the population of Oak Forest - Garden Oaks?

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There are 36,660 residents in Oak Forest - Garden Oaks, with a median age of 37. Of this, 50.62% are males and 49.38% are females. US-born citizens make up 78.49% of the resident pool in Oak Forest - Garden Oaks, while non-US-born citizens account for 7.72%. Additionally, 13.79% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 31,196 people in Oak Forest - Garden Oaks currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 36,660 -3.4%
Male Population 18,558 -5.5%
Female Population 18,102 -1.2%
Male population 50.62%
Female population 49.38%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 37 2.8%
Citizen US Born 28,773 -1.2%
Citizen not US Born 2,830 7.8%
Not Citizen 5,057 -18.2%
Citizen US Born 78.49%
Citizen not US Born 7.72%
Not Citizen 13.79%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 297 -24.8%
Moved from Same County 3,777 -5.3%
Moved from Same State 405 10.7%
Moved from Different State 238 -14.7%
Same House as Last Year 31,196 -3.3%
Moved from Abroad 0.83%
Moved from Same County 10.52%
Moved from Same State 1.13%
Moved from Different State 0.66%
Same House as Last Year 86.87%

What are the employment statistics in Oak Forest - Garden Oaks?

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White-collar workers make up 78.08% of the working population in Oak Forest - Garden Oaks, while blue-collar employees account for 21.92%. There are also 2,508 entrepreneurs in Oak Forest - Garden Oaks (13.05% of the workforce); 14,091 workers employed in private companies (73.3%); and 1,261 people working in governmental institutions (6.56%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 15,011 1.2%
Blue Collar 4,214 -12.4%
White Collar 78.08%
Blue Collar 21.92%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 2,508 -1.6%
Private Companies 14,091 -2.6%
Governmental Workers 1,261 -1.5%
Not for Profit Companies 1,364 1.1%
Self Employees 13.05%
Private Companies 73.3%
Governmental Workers 6.56%
Not for Profit Companies 7.1%

How many households are there in Oak Forest - Garden Oaks?

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There are a total of 14,903 households in Oak Forest - Garden Oaks, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 63.05% of these Oak Forest - Garden Oaks households, while non-family units account for the remaining 36.95%. Additionally, 30.37% of households have children and 69.63% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 14,903 -0.2%
Average People Per Household 2 -3.0%
Family Households 9,396 -2.4%
Non-family Households 5,507 3.8%
Family Households 63.05%
Non-family Households 36.95%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 4,526 -4.6%
Households without Children 10,377 1.8%
Households with Children 30.37%
Households without Children 69.63%

What are the median and average incomes in Oak Forest - Garden Oaks?

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The average annual household income in Oak Forest - Garden Oaks is $108,259, while the median household income sits at $71,162 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $97,560, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $73,809. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $27,489 and $42,692, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $108,259 6.3%
Median Household Income $71,162 4.3%
People below Poverty Level 4,899 -19.8%
People above Poverty Level 30,906 -0.4%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Oak Forest - Garden Oaks?

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There are 16,480 housing units in Oak Forest - Garden Oaks, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1969. Of the 14,903 occupied housing units in Oak Forest - Garden Oaks, 57.26% are owner-occupied, while 42.74% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 62.27% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $351,300. In general, housing costs reach $1,303 per month in Oak Forest - Garden Oaks.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 16,480 -0.0%
Median Year Built 1969 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 293 4.6%
Built between 1940 and 1949 1,327 1.7%
Built between 1950 and 1959 3,629 -5.8%
Built between 1960 and 1969 3,497 1.4%
Built between 1970 and 1979 3,192 -0.8%
Built between 1980 and 1989 811 -1.2%
Built between 1990 and 1999 769 -9.0%
Built between 2000 and 2009 1,069 3.6%
Built between 2010 and 2019 1,867 N/A
Built in 2020 or Later 26 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 14,903 -0.2%
Owner Occupied 8,534 -1.1%
Renter Occupied 6,369 0.9%
Owner Occupied 57.26%
Renter Occupied 42.74%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 5,314 1.1%
Without Mortgage 3,220 -4.5%
Median Value with Mortgage $351,300 3.6%
Median Value without Mortgage $259,150 6.2%
Median Housing Costs per Month $1,303 9.1%
With Mortgage 62.27%
Without Mortgage 37.73%

What is the level of education in Oak Forest - Garden Oaks?

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Approximately 26.5% of the population in Oak Forest - Garden Oaks holds a high school degree (that's 7,669 residents), while 19.72% have attained a college certificate (5,707 locals) and 23.61% have a bachelor's degree (6,833 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 2,554 -5.1%
Some High School 7,669 -13.8%
Some College 5,707 0.4%
Associate Degree 1,571 -7.8%
Bachelor's Degree 6,833 2.1%
Graduate Degree 4,606 10.1%
No High School 8.83%
Some High School 26.5%
Some College 19.72%
Associate Degree 5.43%
Bachelor's Degree 23.61%
Graduate Degree 15.92%

What is the marital status of Oak Forest - Garden Oaks residents?

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A total of 9,537 people in Oak Forest - Garden Oaks have never been married (which represents 31.41% of the total population), while 15,550 of them are wedded (51.21%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 887 (2.92%) and 2,990 (9.85%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 9,537 -6.1%
Married 15,550 -0.5%
Separated 887 1.3%
Widowed 1,403 -0.5%
Divorced 2,990 1.2%
Never Married 31.41%
Married 51.21%
Separated 2.92%
Widowed 4.62%
Divorced 9.85%

What are the most common means of transportation in Oak Forest - Garden Oaks?

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The top three means of transportation people in Oak Forest - Garden Oaks use to get to work are: car, bus or trolley bus and walking. A total of 15,713 residents commute by car, 467 prefer going to work by bus or trolley bus and 165 by walking.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 15,713 -7.2%
Bus or TrolleyBus 467 4.2%
Railroad 34 1,600.0%
Bicycle 29 11.5%
TaxiCab 18 -5.3%
Walk 165 79.3%

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 77018 77092

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