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Demographics

People

Total Population1,825
Male Share of the Population48.1%
Female Share of the Population51.9%
Senior Citizens12.6%
Employed Population 16+955
Age of the Population45

Families

% of people married57.4%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher37.2%
Median Earnings25+$46,125
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$38,125
Median Earnings With High School Degree$36,458

Wealth

Median Family Income$90,268
% Above Poverty Level96.6%
% Below Poverty Level3.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time35 minutes
% Working from Home3.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.1%
% Using Public Transportation0.5%

Housing

People Living Alone15.1%
Median Gross Rent$1,175
Median House Value$271,600

Ancestry

Irish21.2%
English15.7%
French Except Basque11.5%
Italian9.3%
Canadian7.6%
Polish7.4%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)6%
German6%
Swedish3.7%
Scottish3.3%
Portuguese2.6%
Lithuanian2.2%
Arab1.6%
Dutch1.4%
Albanian1.2%
Greek1.1%
Finnish1%
Russian0.7%
Belgian0.7%
Lebanese0.7%
Czech0.5%
Slovak0.5%
Ukrainian0.4%
Syrian0.4%
Hungarian0.4%
Norwegian0.4%
Welsh0.3%
Romanian0.3%
Danishn0.3%
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Oakham Almanac

CategoryValue
County Worcester County
Standard Zip Codes1068
Phone Area Codes508,774
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Approximate Latitude42.35
Approximate Longitude-72.05

Oakham Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationBARRE FALLS DAM
Distance5.6 miles
Jan Temp11 to 32 F
Apr Temp32 to 55 F
Jul Temp55 to 80 F
Oct Temp34 to 59 F
Annual Precip45.5 inches
StationBUFFUMVILLE LAKE
Distance18 miles
Jan Temp12 to 34 F
Apr Temp34 to 57 F
Jul Temp59 to 82 F
Oct Temp36 to 61 F
Annual Precip48.8 inches
StationBIRCH HILL DAM
Distance19.7 miles
Jan Temp8 to 32 F
Apr Temp30 to 56 F
Jul Temp55 to 81 F
Oct Temp32 to 60 F
Annual Precip45.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Barre1,259$82,543
Hardwick3,003$67,824
New Braintree1,106$86,875
North Brookfield2,278$74,492
Paxton4,849$111,838
Rutland2,449$82,059

Oakham Public Libraries

Fobes Memorial Library
4 MAPLE STREET UNIT #9
Oakham, Massachusetts
(508) 882-3372

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Oakham Public Schools

Oakham Center
1 Deacon Allen Dr
(508) 882-3392
Primary
Total Enrollment 218
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