Oakford, Illinois

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Oakford Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles NW of Springfield, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 103 miles N of St. Louis, Missouri
County Menard
Metro Area Springfield
Standard Zip Codes 62673
Phone Area Codes 217
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.102
Longitude -89.963

Oakford Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station MASON CITY 1 W
Distance 15.5 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 33 F
Apr Temp 41 to 65 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
Distance 22.9 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 33 F
Apr Temp 42 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 35.5 inches
Distance 31.9 miles
Jan Temp 15 to 32 F
Apr Temp 41 to 63 F
Jul Temp 65 to 87 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 39.3 inches
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Oakford Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 309 100%
Male 152 49.2%
Female 157 50.8%
Under 18 85 27.5%
18+ 224 72.5%
65+ 52 16.8%
Median Age 37.3
Average Family Size 2.92
White 304 98.4%
African-American 1 0.3%
Asian 1 0.3%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.3%
Mixed Race 2 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 0 0%

Estimated Oakford Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 305
Growth -4
Growth % -1.3%

Oakford 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
US/American 28.1%
English 24.4%
German 23.1%
Irish 9.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 8.1%
Swiss 1.9%
Swedish 1.9%
Italian 1.9%
Norwegian 1.3%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Oakford 309 $38,333
Bath 310 $31,875
Chandlerville 704 $41,094
Easton 373 $38,125
Kilbourne 375 $30,875
Petersburg 2,299 $42,500
Tallula 638 $38,864
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