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Demographics

People

Total Population1,744
Male Share of the Population48.9%
Female Share of the Population51.1%
Senior Citizens28.5%
Employed Population 16+712
Age of the Population53

Families

% of people married36.5%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher18.9%
Median Earnings25+$26,791
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$0
Median Earnings With High School Degree$23,690

Wealth

Median Family Income$42,386
% Above Poverty Level76.9%
% Below Poverty Level23.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time17 minutes
% Working from Home2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work13.8%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone47.6%
Median Gross Rent$587
Median House Value$163,600

Ancestry

German30.7%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)14.1%
Irish12.2%
English9.2%
Scottish5.2%
French Except Basque3.8%
Italian3.7%
Dutch2.5%
Polish1.4%
Swedish0.9%
Czech0.6%
West Indian0.6%
Hungarian0.5%
Portuguese0.4%
Welsh0.4%
Swiss0.3%
Israeli0.3%
Croatian0.3%
Slovak0.3%
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Oakland Almanac

CategoryValue
County Garrett County
Standard Zip Codes21550
Phone Area Codes240,301
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude39.41
Approximate Longitude-79.41

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)

StationOAKLAND 1 SE
Distance0.7 miles
Jan Temp17 to 36 F
Apr Temp35 to 60 F
Jul Temp57 to 79 F
Oct Temp38 to 62 F
Annual Precip47.5 inches
StationSAVAGE RIVER DAM
Distance16.4 miles
Jan Temp19 to 33 F
Apr Temp37 to 58 F
Jul Temp60 to 80 F
Oct Temp40 to 60 F
Annual Precip39.5 inches
StationCOOPERS ROCK ST FOREST
Distance27 miles
Jan Temp14 to 32 F
Apr Temp35 to 56 F
Jul Temp58 to 77 F
Oct Temp39 to 59 F
Annual Precip52.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Accident280$63,250
Deer Park513$46,250
Friendsville577$41,705
Kitzmiller243$47,500
Mountain Lake Park2,242$54,750
Westernport2,045$49,360

Oakland Public Libraries

Ruth Enlow Library Of Garrett County
6 NORTH SECOND STREET
Oakland, Maryland
(301) 334-3996

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Oakland Hospitals

Garrett County Memorial Hospital
(Non-profit)
251 N Fourth St
(301) 533-4173

Oakland Public Schools

Broad Ford Elementary
607 Harvey Winters Rd
ZIP: 21550
(301) 334-9445
Primary
Total Enrollment 591
Crellin Elementary
115 Kendall Dr
ZIP: 21550
(301) 334-4704
Primary
Total Enrollment 132
Southern Garrett High School
345 Oakland Dr
ZIP: 21550
(301) 334-9447
High
Total Enrollment 686
Southern Middle School
605 Harvey Winters Road
ZIP: 21550
(301) 334-8881
Middle
Total Enrollment 520
Swan Meadow School
6709 Garrett Highway
ZIP: 21550
(301) 334-2059
Primary
Total Enrollment 42
Yough Glades Elementary
70 Wolf Acres Dr
ZIP: 21550
(301) 334-3334
Primary
Total Enrollment 353
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Oakland Hotel. 1892 (est.)

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Oakland Hotel. 1892 (est.)

Oakland Hotel. Glade of the Alleghanies i.e. Alleghenies. 1892 (est.)

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