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People

Total Population 708
Male Share of the Population 46%
Female Share of the Population 54%
Senior Citizens 18.6%
Employed Population 16+ 323
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 47%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.2%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $53,281
% Above Poverty Level 82.5%
% Below Poverty Level 17.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 27 minutes
% Working from Home 5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.5%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 40.1%
Median Gross Rent $467
Median House Value $58,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.2%
US/American 0%
English 8.8%
Irish 25.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Oaktown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 41 miles S of Terre Haute, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 92 miles SW of Indianapolis, Indiana
County Knox
Standard Zip Codes 47561
Phone Area Codes 812
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.871
Longitude -87.441

Oaktown Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station FREELANDVILLE
Distance 6.7 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 36 F
Apr Temp 43 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 44 to 67 F
Annual Precip 43.9 inches
Station WASHINGTON 1 NNW
Distance 19.2 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 39 F
Apr Temp 45 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 47 to 69 F
Annual Precip 46.1 inches
Station MOUNT CARMEL
Distance 35.6 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 44 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 45 to 70 F
Annual Precip 43.7 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Busseron (47561)

Emison (47561)

Widner (47561)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Bicknell 3,080 $47,850
Bruceville 525 $72,000
Carlisle 594 $51,944
Edwardsport 338 $47,500
Sandborn 385 $48,750
Vincennes 18,135 $48,885

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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