Oakland, Florida

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Oakland, Florida

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High Points

Oakland strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Florida):

Category Trophy
Racial Diversity
(vs. Peers)
Top 5% trophy Oakland Racial Diversity
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Oakland Public Transportation Use
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 14% Oakland Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Oakland College Educated Adults
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 16% Oakland Low Rate of Poverty
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Oakland People in Middle Class or Better

Comparative Profile of Oakland, Florida

Comparing Oakland to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Florida (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Racial Diversity 10 7
Well-Paid Single Women 8 7
Well-Paid Single Men 7 6
Age of the Population 6 5
Female Share of the Population 6 5
Male Share of the Population 5 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 5 7
Senior Citizens 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 9 9
Portion of People Married 6 8


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 8
College Educated Adults 9 7
People in Middle Class or Better 9 8
People Above Poverty 8 9

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 10 9
Walking and Biking to Work 5 2
Short Commute Times 3 3
Working at Home 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Housing Recently Built 10 8
Affordability of Rents 5 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 4 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 1
People Living Alone 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 4 7
Low Property Crime 1 3

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Oakland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles W of Orlando, Florida (center to center)
Nearest Large City 65 miles NE of Tampa, Florida
County Orange
Metro Area Orlando
Standard Zip Codes 34787
P.O. Box Zip Codes 34760
Phone Area Codes 407
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 28.554
Longitude -81.644

Oakland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station CLERMONT 7 S
Distance 9.7 miles
Jan Temp 48 to 71 F
Apr Temp 57 to 83 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 64 to 83 F
Annual Precip 49.7 inches
Distance 20.7 miles
Jan Temp 50 to 72 F
Apr Temp 60 to 83 F
Jul Temp 73 to 92 F
Oct Temp 66 to 85 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches
Station LISBON
Distance 23.2 miles
Jan Temp 45 to 68 F
Apr Temp 57 to 81 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 62 to 83 F
Annual Precip 48.6 inches
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Oakland Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 936 100%
Male 450 48.1%
Female 486 51.9%
Under 18 263 28.1%
18+ 673 71.9%
65+ 100 10.7%
Median Age 38.6
Average Family Size 3.12
White 606 64.7%
African-American 293 31.3%
Asian 10 1.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.1%
Other 6 0.6%
Mixed Race 20 2.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 33 3.5%

Estimated Oakland Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,093
Growth 157
Growth % 16.8%

Oakland Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 37.2%
US/American 16.8%
English 12.6%
German 8.3%
Irish 6%
Italian 3.1%
Scotch-Irish 2.8%
European 2.5%
French (except Basque) 1.9%
British 1.4%
Dutch 1.3%
Polish 1%
Lebanese 0.9%
Scottish 0.9%
Norwegian 0.8%
Welsh 0.5%
Czech 0.5%
Russian 0.4%
Swedish 0.3%
French Canadian 0.3%
Hungarian 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
West Indian 0.3%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Oakland, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Killarney (34740)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Oakland 936 $56,250
Clermont 9,333 $48,216
Minneola 5,435 $52,645
Montverde 882 $46,813
Ocoee 24,391 $56,865
Windermere 1,897 $105,737
Winter Garden 14,351 $40,474
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