Oakland, Missouri

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Oakland, Missouri

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. Peers)
Top 3% trophy Oakland People in Middle Class or Better
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. Peers)
Top 4% trophy Oakland Well-Paid Single Women
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Oakland Median Family Income
College Educated Adults
(vs. Peers)
Top 7% Oakland College Educated Adults
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. Peers)
Top 8% Oakland Low Rate of Poverty
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Oakland Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. Peers)
Top 15% Oakland Well-Paid Single Men

Comparative Profile of Oakland, Missouri

Comparing Oakland to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Missouri (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 10 10
Age of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Women 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 9 9
Racial Diversity 6 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 2
Male Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 10 10
Average Household Size 6 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 10 10
Median Family Income 10 10
College Educated Adults 10 10
People Above Poverty 10 10

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Public Transportation Use 9 9
Working at Home 9 10
Short Commute Times 7 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 3 2
Housing Recently Built 3 2
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 3
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 1
Affordability of Rents 1 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 5 6
Low Violent Crime 5 5

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Oakland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 6 miles SW of St. Louis, Missouri
County St Louis
Metro Area Saint Louis
Standard Zip Codes 63122
Phone Area Codes 314
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.576
Longitude -90.385

Oakland Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 7.5 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 47 to 66 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 69 F
Annual Precip 38.8 inches
Distance 10.2 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 38 F
Apr Temp 43 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 43 to 69 F
Annual Precip 38 inches
Distance 17.3 miles
Jan Temp 19 to 38 F
Apr Temp 42 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 90 F
Oct Temp 45 to 70 F
Annual Precip 38.2 inches
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Oakland Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,540 100%
Male 619 40.2%
Female 921 59.8%
Under 18 258 16.8%
18+ 1,282 83.2%
65+ 593 38.5%
Median Age 52.4
Average Family Size 2.87
White 1,499 97.3%
African-American 26 1.7%
Asian 8 0.5%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 3 0.2%
Mixed Race 4 0.3%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 10 0.6%

Estimated Oakland Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,579
Growth 39
Growth % 2.5%

Oakland 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
German 36.7%
Irish 15.3%
English 12.9%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 6.7%
US/American 4.5%
Italian 3.9%
European 2.4%
Scotch-Irish 2.4%
French (except Basque) 2.3%
Polish 2%
British 1.2%
Russian 1.1%
Swedish 1%
Scottish 0.9%
Swiss 0.7%
Northern European 0.6%
Armenian 0.4%
Czech 0.4%
Slovak 0.4%
Austrian 0.4%
Croatian 0.3%
Icelander 0.3%
Czechoslovakian 0.3%
Danish 0.3%
Hungarian 0.3%
Dutch 0.2%
French Canadian 0.2%
Welsh 0.2%
Lebanese 0.2%
Slavic 0.2%
Scandinavian 0.2%
Romanian 0.2%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Norwegian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Oakland 1,540 $71,250
Crestwood 11,863 $64,240
Glendale 5,767 $90,250
Kirkwood 27,324 $72,830
Rock Hill 4,765 $58,300
Warson Woods 1,983 $97,147
Webster Groves 23,230 $73,998
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