Oakland, Oregon

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Comparative Profile of Oakland, Oregon

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

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 8 8
Male Share of the Population 8 6
Senior Citizens 5 7
Racial Diversity 5 2
Well-Paid Single Men 4 3
Female Share of the Population 4 5
Children Under 5 Years Old 3 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 7
Average Household Size 7 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 5
People Above Poverty 4 4
Median Family Income 3 3
People in Middle Class or Better 3 3

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 9
Short Commute Times 8 6
Public Transportation Use 1 1
Walking and Biking to Work 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 6 4
People Living Alone 5 6
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 5 6
Housing Recently Built 4 2
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 6
Affordability of Rents 3 7

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Oakland Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 44 miles S of Eugene, Oregon (center to center)
Nearest Large City 148 miles S of Portland, Oregon
County Douglas
Standard Zip Codes 97462
Phone Area Codes 541
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 43.422
Longitude -123.297

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 10 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 47 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 54 to 82 F
Oct Temp 43 to 66 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
Station DRAIN
Distance 17 miles
Jan Temp 34 to 49 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 50 to 83 F
Oct Temp 42 to 67 F
Annual Precip 47.8 inches
Distance 17.1 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 46 F
Apr Temp 38 to 63 F
Jul Temp 50 to 83 F
Oct Temp 40 to 65 F
Annual Precip 63.3 inches
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Oakland Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 954 100%
Male 470 49.3%
Female 484 50.7%
Under 18 253 26.5%
18+ 701 73.5%
65+ 144 15.1%
Median Age 40.5
Average Family Size 3.06
White 895 93.8%
African-American 2 0.2%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 19 2%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 34 3.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 32 3.4%

Estimated Oakland Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 973
Growth 19
Growth % 2%

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
Irish 16.5%
German 15.4%
US/American 12.5%
English 12.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.9%
French Canadian 4.4%
Scottish 4.4%
French (except Basque) 4.1%
Swedish 3.5%
Portuguese 3.5%
Italian 2%
Norwegian 1.7%
Scotch-Irish 1.7%
Danish 1.4%
Swiss 1.2%
Polish 1.2%
Czech 1.2%
European 0.6%
Russian 0.6%
Scandinavian 0.5%
Welsh 0.5%
Pennsylvania German 0.3%
Canadian 0.3%
Finnish 0.3%
Dutch 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Oakland 954 $35,795
Drain 1,021 $34,231
Elkton 147 $34,792
Roseburg 20,017 $40,172
Sutherlin 6,669 $34,414
Winston 4,613 $36,006
Yoncalla 1,052 $31,250
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Serves 201 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 16.6

Oakland Colleges

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