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People

Total Population 2,102
Male Share of the Population 48%
Female Share of the Population 52%
Senior Citizens 23%
Employed Population 16+ 866
Age of the Population 51

Families

% of people married 41.9%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 22.4%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $46,979
% Above Poverty Level 78.9%
% Below Poverty Level 21.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 17 minutes
% Working from Home 0.6%
% Walking and Biking to Work 9.1%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 42%
Median Gross Rent $598
Median House Value $161,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 16.9%
US/American 0%
English 10.8%
Irish 13.2%

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

Oakland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 78 miles SE of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
County Garrett
Standard Zip Codes 21550
Phone Area Codes 301
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 39.407
Longitude -79.406

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 1 SE
Distance 0.7 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 35 to 60 F
Jul Temp 57 to 79 F
Oct Temp 38 to 62 F
Annual Precip 47.5 inches
Station SAVAGE RIVER DAM
Distance 16.4 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 33 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 60 to 80 F
Oct Temp 40 to 60 F
Annual Precip 39.5 inches
Station COOPERS ROCK ST FOREST
Distance 27 miles
Jan Temp 14 to 32 F
Apr Temp 35 to 56 F
Jul Temp 58 to 77 F
Oct Temp 39 to 59 F
Annual Precip 52.1 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Crellin (21550)

Hutton (21550)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Accident 265 $55,972
Deer Park 474 $47,045
Friendsville 582 $40,588
Kitzmiller 275 $47,083
Mountain Lake Park 2,641 $51,445
Westernport 2,059 $62,500

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

Oakland Public Libraries

Library
Ruth Enlow Library Of Garrett County
6 NORTH SECOND STREET
Oakland, Maryland
(301) 334-3996
Library Web Site

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Oakland Hospitals

GARRETT COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Other)
251 N FOURTH ST
(301) 533-4000
Emergency Service: Yes

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Oakland High Schools

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SOUTHERN GARRETT HIGH SCHOOL
345 OAKLAND DR
301-334-9447
Serves 788 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.9

SOUTHERN HIGH EVENING SCHOOL
345 OAKLAND DR
301-334-9447
A Non-traditional School
Serves 6 students.

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Historic Oakland

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Oakland Hotel. 1892 (est.)

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Oakland Hotel. 1892 (est.)

Oakland Hotel. Glade of the Alleghanies i.e. Alleghenies. 1892 (est.)

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