Oil City, Louisiana 

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Mid-sized city - Northwest corner of Louisiana near Texas border
Pros
-Cost of living
-Downtown renewal
-Healthcare
Cons
-Economy
-Crime rates
-Heat and humidity

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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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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 7.7% (U.S. avg. is 5.2%). Recent job growth is Negative. Oil City jobs have decreased by 0.24%. Learn More...
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Oil City's cost of living is 17.90% lower than the U.S. average. Learn More... or Compare Oil City's Cost of Living
POPULATION
Oil City's population is 997 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -22.23%. Learn More...
TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 30 minutes. The National Average is 26 minutes. Learn More...
REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Oil City is $73,600. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 1.61%. 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. Learn More...

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Housing Market in Oil City

It's a good time to buy in Oil City. Home Appreciation is up 1.6% in the last 12 months. Browse Oil City Real Estate.

The median home price in Oil City is $73,600. Browse Homes in this Range.


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