Oakville, Washington

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Oakville, Washington

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High Points

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

Category Trophy
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 3% trophy Oakville Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Oakville, Washington

Comparing Oakville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Washington (State):

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

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Children Under 5 Years Old 10 10
Racial Diversity 8 5
Male Share of the Population 7 6
Female Share of the Population 4 5
Well-Paid Single Men 3 2
Senior Citizens 2 4
Age of the Population 2 3


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Average Household Size 10 9
Portion of People Married 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Above Poverty 3 3
Median Family Income 2 2
People in Middle Class or Better 2 2
College Educated Adults 2 1

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 10 10
Walking and Biking to Work 7 4
Public Transportation Use 6 3
Short Commute Times 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 8 9
Affordability of Property Taxes 7 10
Affordability of Rents 3 7
People Living Alone 3 4
Housing Recently Built 2 1
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Property Crime 4 7
Low Violent Crime 1 1

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Oakville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 40 miles SW of Lakewood, Washington (center to center)
Nearest Large City 67 miles SW of Seattle, Washington
County Grays Harbor
Standard Zip Codes 98568
Phone Area Codes 360
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.84
Longitude -123.231

Oakville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 0.5 miles
Jan Temp 33 to 47 F
Apr Temp 38 to 61 F
Jul Temp 51 to 77 F
Oct Temp 41 to 62 F
Annual Precip 57.3 inches
Distance 15.8 miles
Jan Temp 35 to 47 F
Apr Temp 41 to 62 F
Jul Temp 54 to 79 F
Oct Temp 44 to 64 F
Annual Precip 47.4 inches
Distance 17.9 miles
Jan Temp 32 to 44 F
Apr Temp 37 to 58 F
Jul Temp 50 to 76 F
Oct Temp 39 to 60 F
Annual Precip 50.7 inches
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Oakville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 675 100%
Male 332 49.2%
Female 343 50.8%
Under 18 232 34.4%
18+ 443 65.6%
65+ 71 10.5%
Median Age 32.1
Average Family Size 3.35
White 547 81%
African-American 8 1.2%
Asian 4 0.6%
American Indian & Alaskan 48 7.1%
Other 23 3.4%
Mixed Race 44 6.5%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 50 7.4%

Estimated Oakville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 688
Growth 13
Growth % 1.9%

Oakville 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
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 26%
German 18.6%
US/American 6.8%
Norwegian 6.6%
Irish 5.6%
European 5.1%
English 4.3%
French (except Basque) 3.6%
Swedish 3.6%
Polish 2.3%
Scottish 2.1%
Scotch-Irish 2.1%
African 1.9%
Scandinavian 1.7%
Hungarian 1.3%
Czech 1.1%
Italian 1.1%
Canadian 0.9%
Welsh 0.9%
Finnish 0.9%
Lebanese 0.9%
Celtic 0.8%
Dutch 0.8%
French Canadian 0.6%
Ghanian 0.4%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Cedarville (98568)
Gibson Creek (98568)

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

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Oakville 675 $32,500
Bucoda 628 $32,708
Centralia 14,742 $35,684
Chehalis 7,057 $41,387
Elma 3,049 $36,638
McCleary 1,454 $36,534
Tenino 1,447 $41,208
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Oakville High Schools (2004)

A Title I School.
Serves 144 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.4

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