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Demographics

People

Total Population1,609
Male Share of the Population36.7%
Female Share of the Population63.3%
Senior Citizens15.8%
Employed Population 16+523
Age of the Population37

Families

% of people married32%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher11.3%
Median Earnings25+$26,932
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,031

Wealth

Median Family Income$39,444
% Above Poverty Level76.5%
% Below Poverty Level23.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time16 minutes
% Working from Home1.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.3%
% Using Public Transportation1.9%

Housing

People Living Alone33.7%
Median Gross Rent$608
Median House Value$78,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)63.6%
French Except Basque18.7%
Irish7.6%
German6.2%
English3.1%
Italian2.7%
Canadian1.7%
West Indian1.6%
Haitian1.6%
Norwegian0.5%
Arab0.4%
Lebanese0.4%
Welsh0.2%
Scottish0.2%
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Oberlin Almanac

CategoryValue
County Allen Parish
Standard Zip Codes70655
Phone Area Codes337
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude30.61
Approximate Longitude-92.76

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 FIRE TOWER
Distance1.9 miles
Jan Temp41 to 60 F
Apr Temp57 to 79 F
Jul Temp73 to 92 F
Oct Temp57 to 80 F
Annual Precip66.9 inches
StationEUNICE
Distance21.8 miles
Jan Temp40 to 60 F
Apr Temp57 to 79 F
Jul Temp74 to 94 F
Oct Temp57 to 82 F
Annual Precip59.9 inches
StationJENNINGS
Distance29.6 miles
Jan Temp41 to 59 F
Apr Temp56 to 77 F
Jul Temp73 to 91 F
Oct Temp58 to 80 F
Annual Precip60.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Basile1,739$27,237
Elizabeth560$43,833
Elton1,413$46,289
Kinder3,011$51,910
Oakdale7,669$40,268
Reeves244$55,833

Oberlin Public Libraries

Allen Parish Libraries
320 SOUTH SIXTH ST.
Oberlin, Louisiana
(318) 491-4444

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Oberlin Public Schools

Oberlin Elementary School
110 South 4th Street
ZIP: 70655
(337) 639-2241
Primary
Total Enrollment 316
Oberlin High School
#1 Tiger Lane
ZIP: 70655
(337) 639-4341
High
Total Enrollment 290
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