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Demographics

People

Total Population898
Male Share of the Population47.3%
Female Share of the Population52.7%
Senior Citizens20.8%
Employed Population 16+368
Age of the Population43

Families

% of people married55.6%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher19.3%
Median Earnings25+$31,310
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,719
Median Earnings With High School Degree$26,750

Wealth

Median Family Income$55,714
% Above Poverty Level81.6%
% Below Poverty Level18.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time25 minutes
% Working from Home4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work0.5%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone33.9%
Median Gross Rent$655
Median House Value$67,600

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)15.7%
German15.5%
Irish12.8%
English9.1%
Dutch3.3%
French Except Basque2.6%
Italian1.2%
Swedish1.2%
Scottish1.1%
Canadian0.7%
Norwegian0.6%
Welsh0.4%
Polish0.4%
Swiss0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Belgian0.2%
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Oakland Almanac

CategoryValue
County Coles County
Standard Zip Codes61943
Phone Area Codes217
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude39.65
Approximate Longitude-88.02

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)

StationCHARLESTON
Distance15.4 miles
Jan Temp19 to 35 F
Apr Temp43 to 65 F
Jul Temp65 to 88 F
Oct Temp45 to 68 F
Annual Precip41.7 inches
StationTUSCOLA
Distance17 miles
Jan Temp18 to 34 F
Apr Temp42 to 66 F
Jul Temp66 to 88 F
Oct Temp45 to 68 F
Annual Precip40.6 inches
StationROCKVILLE
Distance42.9 miles
Jan Temp19 to 36 F
Apr Temp43 to 66 F
Jul Temp65 to 87 F
Oct Temp45 to 68 F
Annual Precip44.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Ashmore852$60,000
Brocton377$55,000
Hindsboro349$60,625
Kansas652$43,214
Newman830$58,015
Redmon133$60,938

Oakland Public Schools

Lake Crest Elem School
310 N Teeter St
ZIP: 61943
(217) 346-2166
Primary
Total Enrollment 200
Oakland High School
310 N Teeter St
ZIP: 61943
(217) 346-2118
High
Total Enrollment 84
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