Oil City, Louisiana 

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Population

1,048

+51.7% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

5.4%

Best Places to Live in Oil City, Louisiana

Mid-sized city - Northwest corner of Louisiana near Texas border. October, April and May are the most pleasant months in Oil City, while July and August are the least comfortable months.

Pros
-Cost of living
-Downtown renewal
-Healthcare
Cons
-Economy
-Crime rates
-Heat and humidity

Local Listings in Oil City
 $225,000 
11089 Ferry Lake Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 2 | 1260 SqFt
 $2,100,000 
10099 Ferry Lake Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 5 | 7267 SqFt
 $495,000 
9950 Plum Point Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 2 | 1225 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Shreveport-Bossier City Metro Area

Shreveport is a commercial and cultural center for northwest Louisiana, northeast Texas, and southern Arkansas. In the early 20th century, the area experienced a major oil boom which then declined through the century. Recently a new riverfront entertainment district with nightlife and casinos and a new convention center have revitalized downtown Shreveport.


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QUICK FACTS

City: Oil City
Zip Codes: 71061
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 30 ft above sea level

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ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Oil City is 5.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.9%). Recent job growth is Positive. Oil City jobs have increased by 0.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Oil City's cost of living is 26.5% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Oil City's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
October, April and May are the most pleasant months in Oil City, while July and August are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Caddo parish voted Democratic in four of the last five Presidential elections, voting Republican in 2004. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Oil City's population is 1,048 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 51.7%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 20.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Oil City is $73,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -0.4%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Oil City public schools spend $11,787 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 16.1 students per teacher in Oil City. More Education


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Housing Market in Oil City

It's not a good time to buy in Oil City. Home Appreciation is down -0.4% in the last 12 months. Browse Oil City Real Estate

The median home price in Oil City is $73,000. Browse Homes in this Range.


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71061

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NEW LISTINGS IN OIL CITY
$225,000
11089 Ferry Lake Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$2,100,000
10099 Ferry Lake Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 5

$495,000
9950 Plum Point Rd
Bed 2 | Bath 2

$125,000
304 Cecelia Dr
Bed 3 | Bath 3

$498,000
10265 Ferry Lake Rd
Bed 3 | Bath 4

$99,900
912 Highway 1
Bed 3 | Bath 2

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