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People

Total Population 1,791
Male Share of the Population 50.3%
Female Share of the Population 49.7%
Senior Citizens 11.4%
Employed Population 16+ 918
Age of the Population 44

Families

% of people married 57%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 33.7%
Median Earnings25+ $42,000
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $42,083
Median Earnings With High School Degree $34,375

Wealth

Median Family Income $85,580
% Above Poverty Level 94.9%
% Below Poverty Level 5.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 35 minutes
% Working from Home 3.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 14.2%
Median Gross Rent $1,039
Median House Value $257,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.3%
US/American 0.3%
English 20.2%
Irish 23.6%

Oakham Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles NW of Worcester, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City 50 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts
County Worcester
Standard Zip Codes 01068
Phone Area Codes 508
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.352
Longitude -72.045

Oakham 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 BARRE FALLS DAM
Distance 5.6 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 32 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 55 to 80 F
Oct Temp 34 to 59 F
Annual Precip 45.5 inches
Station BUFFUMVILLE LAKE
Distance 18 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 34 F
Apr Temp 34 to 57 F
Jul Temp 59 to 82 F
Oct Temp 36 to 61 F
Annual Precip 48.8 inches
Station BIRCH HILL DAM
Distance 19.7 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 32 F
Apr Temp 30 to 56 F
Jul Temp 55 to 81 F
Oct Temp 32 to 60 F
Annual Precip 45.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Barre 910 $76,250
Hardwick 3,006 $75,143
New Braintree 1,109 $86,591
North Brookfield 2,079 $56,845
Paxton 4,839 $110,221
Rutland 2,478 $88,833

Oakham Public Libraries

Library
Fobes Memorial Library
4 MAPLE ST.
Oakham, Massachusetts
(508) 882-3372

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