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People

Total Population 1,585
Male Share of the Population 52.5%
Female Share of the Population 47.5%
Senior Citizens 15.4%
Employed Population 16+ 778
Age of the Population 37

Families

% of people married 56.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 23.5%
Median Earnings25+ $35,878
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $34,450
Median Earnings With High School Degree $29,318

Wealth

Median Family Income $75,313
% Above Poverty Level 93.9%
% Below Poverty Level 6.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 22 minutes
% Working from Home 2.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.4%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 25.8%
Median Gross Rent $629
Median House Value $106,700

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 15.7%
US/American 0%
English 19.9%
Irish 8.2%

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

Oakland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 24 miles E of Council Bluffs, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 28 miles E of Omaha, Nebraska
County Pottawattamie
Metro Area Omaha
Standard Zip Codes 51560
Phone Area Codes 712
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.309
Longitude -95.396

Oakland 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 OAKLAND
Distance 0.9 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 29 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 33.5 inches
Station ATLANTIC 1 NE
Distance 21.9 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 29 F
Apr Temp 38 to 62 F
Jul Temp 63 to 86 F
Oct Temp 39 to 64 F
Annual Precip 34.7 inches
Station OMAHA EPPLEY AP
Distance 26.2 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 32 F
Apr Temp 40 to 63 F
Jul Temp 66 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 30.2 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Avoca 1,378 $76,458
Carson 845 $71,000
Hancock 169 $48,125
Henderson 165 $47,500

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

Oakland Public Libraries

Library
Eckels Memorial Library
"206 S HIGHWAY, BOX 519"
Oakland, Iowa
(712) 482-6668

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Oakland High Schools

RIVERSIDE COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL
501 OAKLAND AVE
712-482-6464
Serves 242 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 11.4

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