Oaktown, Indiana

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Oaktown, Indiana

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
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Affordability of Rents
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Comparative Profile of Oaktown, Indiana

Comparing Oaktown to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Indiana (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 9 10
Age of the Population 9 10
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Well-Paid Single Men 6 4
Male Share of the Population 5 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 4 2
Racial Diversity 4 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 5
Average Household Size 4 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 5 2
Median Family Income 4 2
People Above Poverty 3 1
College Educated Adults 1 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 7 8
Short Commute Times 4 4
Walking and Biking to Work 3 2
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 9 10
People Living Alone 8 9
Affordability of Rents 8 10
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 7 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 4 5
Housing Recently Built 1 1

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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

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
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
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
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
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Oaktown Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 633 100%
Male 303 47.9%
Female 330 52.1%
Under 18 137 21.6%
18+ 496 78.4%
65+ 147 23.2%
Median Age 41.8
Average Family Size 2.82
White 629 99.4%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 1 0.2%
Other 1 0.2%
Mixed Race 1 0.2%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 11 1.7%

Estimated Oaktown Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 610
Growth -23
Growth % -3.6%

Oaktown 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 28.6%
German 23%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.5%
English 11.5%
Irish 6.2%
European 5.3%
French (except Basque) 3.9%
Scotch-Irish 1.1%
Polish 0.8%
Italian 0.6%
Hungarian 0.6%
Scottish 0.6%
Pennsylvania German 0.6%
British 0.6%
Other Arab 0.3%
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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 Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Oaktown 633 $37,222
Bicknell 3,378 $32,935
Bruceville 469 $33,036
Carlisle 2,660 $36,250
Edwardsport 363 $31,979
Sandborn 451 $47,031
Vincennes 18,701 $35,424
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