Oakville

A wine-growing community with a welcoming, small-town feel.

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Welcome to Oakville

Located in the famous Napa Valley, Oakville is a small town with big vineyards. Life in this Wine Country town is about slowing down and taking in the beautiful, panoramic scenery surrounding its residents and visitors. Oakville’s dry summers and mild winters provide perfect conditions for its grapevines to thrive. Spacious contemporary homes and charming cottages are some of the architectural styles found in Oakville. 

What to Love

  • Easy access to Napa and Rutherford for fine dining, shopping, and vineyards
  • The slow-paced, peaceful ambiance 
  • Striking countryside views 

Local Lifestyle

Oakville residents are all about relaxation. With a small population and a mild rural feel, locals enjoy the quieter aspects of life in a close-knit community where everyone takes care of each other. 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

While Oakville is small, it does offer several dining options for residents to choose from. Experience the town’s picturesque landscapes with a picnic lunch at Oakville Grocery, a gourmet grocery store offering a deli for all of your lunch needs. Enjoy freshly-cut artisan sandwiches like provencal tuna Nicoise, smoked salmon, chicken gruyere, and prosciutto di parma and brie are available for purchase, or you can create your own charcuterie board with the dozens of fresh, aged cheeses, fruits, spreads, and crackers in the store’s deli section. Pizza lovers rave about the grocery’s handcrafted, wood-fired pizzas. Choose from signature pizza flavors like Formaggio, spicy Italian, and wild mushroom and wait for them to cook in the courtyard. Oakville’s close proximity to Napa provides upscale dining options just moments away from the heart of the town. 

Less than three minutes away, Mustards Grill serves up Californian-American cuisine in a sophisticated atmosphere. Smoked duck, Mongolian pork chop, and grilled Ahi paired with a glass of wine from this eatery’s extensive wine list make for an exquisite dining experience. A short two-minute drive from Oakville will take you to Rutherford Grill, a restaurant serving American fare with indoor and outdoor dining options. Delight in the area’s mild, comfortable weather on the patio with a menu including delectable bites like house-smoked salmon, chicken meatballs, and spinach and artichoke dip. Inside, choose from entrees and salads like aged prime filet, barbeque pork ribs, and Caesar and rock shrimp salad. Rutherford Grill’s sweeping wine selection will satisfy everyone. Shopping destinations are just minutes away in nearby communities like St. Helena and Napa. La Boheme offers classic, one-of-a-kind home accents, upscale women’s apparel, and jewelry while Overland Sheepskin Co. boasts a curated collection of luxurious clothing and products made from real leather, fur, and sheepskin. 

Things to Do

Wine aficionados love this area for its wide array of nearby vineyards and wine tasting activities. Spend the day sipping on wine while taking in breathless views of rolling hills and sprawling fields at Foley Johnson Winery. Book a reservation to taste a flight of four wines on the patio or experience Wine Country’s most-famous vintage wines like 2017 Danielli from Kuleto Estates and 2018 Merus Cabernet Sauvignon on your own. For a hands-on experience, nearby Miner Family Winery offers a blending seminar where you can create your own blend followed by a tasting of your concoction. 

Schools

Oakville is serviced by the Napa Valley Unified School District. Nearby notable schools include:

  • Donaldson Way Elementary School, a kindergarten through fifth-grade primary institution, was named a 2016 Gold Ribbon School for its successful use of project-based learning. 
  • Napa High School, a public secondary institution serving grades ninth through twelfth, was nominated as a 2017 Gold Ribbon School by the State Superintendent of Public Instruction for its exemplary performance on state standards.

 


Overview for Oakville, CA

66,854 people live in Oakville, where the median age is 43 and the average individual income is $46,767. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

66,854

Total Population

43 years

Median Age

Low

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$46,767

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Oakville, CA

Oakville has 24,027 households, with an average household size of 2.73. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Oakville do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 66,854 people call Oakville home. The population density is 172.96 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

66,854

Total Population

Low

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

43

Median Age

49.04 / 50.96%

Men vs Women

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24,027

Total Households

2.73

Average Household Size

$46,767

Average individual Income

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Around Oakville, CA

There's plenty to do around Oakville, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Continuum Estate, Buoncristiani Family Winery, and Chiron Wines.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $$$$ 3.98 miles 11 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$$ 4.34 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.71 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$$ 2.11 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars

Schools in Oakville, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Oakville. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Kolbe Academy & Trinity Prep
PRIVATE
PreK - 12th
No rating available
Nature's Way Montessori
PRIVATE
PreK - 2nd
No rating available
Bel Aire Park Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Northwood Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
West Park Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Napa Montessori Children's House Inc.
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
Vichy Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
3/5
First Christian School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
St John's Lutheran School
PRIVATE
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Pueblo Vista Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
10th - 12th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Browns Valley Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
McPherson Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
2/5
Napa Valley Language Academy
PUBLIC
K - 6th
2/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
1/5
Napa Valley Independent Studies
PUBLIC
K - 12th
3/5

Work With Lauren

As a dedicated REALTOR® in the heart of Napa, St. Helena, and Yountville, I find immense joy in connecting clients with their dream homes. My commitment runs deep, and those who've worked with me in these picturesque regions will vouch for the passion and professionalism I bring to every transaction. In fact, about 80% of my business thrives on the trust and referrals of past clients. Ensuring I'm always available and just a call away is my way of guaranteeing an exceptional customer experience. Whether you're envisioning the perfect home nestled in the scenic beauty of Napa or Sonoma Valleys, dreaming of the idyllic charm of wine country living, or simply longing for the allure of its captivating landscapes, let's embark on this journey together! As your local lifestyle expert, allow me to introduce you to the vibrant collection of experiences awaiting you in our communities.

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