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Demographics

People

Total Population1,800
Male Share of the Population48.7%
Female Share of the Population51.3%
Senior Citizens30.6%
Employed Population 16+829
Age of the Population53

Families

% of people married48.8%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher25.2%
Median Earnings25+$28,300
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$25,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,544

Wealth

Median Family Income$55,074
% Above Poverty Level89.3%
% Below Poverty Level10.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time14 minutes
% Working from Home5.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone45.3%
Median Gross Rent$561
Median House Value$64,400

Ancestry

German30.1%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)13.4%
English12.9%
Irish12.1%
Czech4.6%
Swedish3.8%
French Except Basque2.7%
Norwegian1%
Danishn0.6%
Italian0.6%
Scottish0.3%
Dutch0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Swiss0.2%
Arab0.1%
Moroccan0.1%
Hungarian0.1%
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Oberlin Almanac

CategoryValue
County Decatur County
Standard Zip Codes67749
Phone Area Codes785
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude39.82
Approximate Longitude-100.53

Oberlin Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationOBERLIN
Distance1.1 miles
Jan Temp13 to 40 F
Apr Temp35 to 65 F
Jul Temp63 to 92 F
Oct Temp36 to 69 F
Annual Precip22.5 inches
StationMCCOOK
Distance26.8 miles
Jan Temp14 to 39 F
Apr Temp36 to 65 F
Jul Temp63 to 90 F
Oct Temp38 to 68 F
Annual Precip21.6 inches
StationHOXIE
Distance31.5 miles
Jan Temp14 to 40 F
Apr Temp36 to 65 F
Jul Temp63 to 91 F
Oct Temp38 to 69 F
Annual Precip21.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Herndon126$0
Jennings166$51,250
Norcatur204$38,750
Selden350$61,250

Oberlin Public Libraries

Oberlin City Library
104 E. OAK
Oberlin, Kansas
(785) 475-2412

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Oberlin Hospitals

Decatur County Hospital
(Government - Local)
810 W Columbia Street
(785) 475-2208

Oberlin Public Schools

Decatur Community Jr/sr High
605 E Commercial
ZIP: 67749
(785) 475-2231
High
Total Enrollment 156
Oberlin Elem
201 W Ash
ZIP: 67749
(785) 475-2122
Primary
Total Enrollment 201
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