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People

Total Population 2,601
Male Share of the Population 51.5%
Female Share of the Population 48.5%
Senior Citizens 21.4%
Employed Population 16+ 1,027
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 38.6%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $44,219
% Above Poverty Level 86%
% Below Poverty Level 14%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 18 minutes
% Working from Home 1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 8%
% Using Public Transportation 1.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 39.2%
Median Gross Rent $593
Median House Value $66,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.5%
US/American 0%
English 12.5%
Irish 20.3%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Oakland City Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 27 miles NE of Evansville, Indiana (center to center)
Nearest Large City 86 miles W of Louisville, Kentucky
County Gibson
Standard Zip Codes 47660
Phone Area Codes 812
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.338
Longitude -87.345

Oakland City 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 SPURGEON
Distance 8 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 39 F
Apr Temp 42 to 67 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 43 to 70 F
Annual Precip 46.6 inches
Station PRINCETON 1 W
Distance 13 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 38 F
Apr Temp 45 to 66 F
Jul Temp 67 to 88 F
Oct Temp 46 to 68 F
Annual Precip 46 inches
Station BOONVILLE 1 S
Distance 21.5 miles
Jan Temp 23 to 41 F
Apr Temp 44 to 68 F
Jul Temp 67 to 89 F
Oct Temp 46 to 70 F
Annual Precip 47.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Francisco 703 $41,333
Lynnville 936 $68,333
Mackey 92 $0
Somerville 213 $51,429
Spurgeon 171 $44,444

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Oakland City-columbia Twp Pl
210 S MAIN
Oakland City, Indiana
(812) 749-3559

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Oakland City High Schools

WALDO J WOOD MEMORIAL HIGH
943 FRANKLIN ST
812-749-4757
Serves 340 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.3

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