For population 25 years and over in Oakdale:
For population 15 years and over in Oakdale town:
12 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $657 (0.8%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Knoxville, TN (34.4 miles , pop. 173,890).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (123.8 miles , pop. 545,524).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (438.4 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Harriman, TN (2.0 miles ), Midtown, TN (2.7 miles ), Wartburg, TN (2.9 miles ), Kingston, TN (2.9 miles ), Coalfield, TN (2.9 miles) , Petros, TN (3.2 miles ), Rockwood, TN (3.2 miles ), Oliver Springs, TN (3.6 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 35.98 N, Longitude: 84.56 W
Area code: 423
Population change in the 1990s: -22 (-8.3%).
Work and jobs in Oakdale: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Oakdale, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Oakdale-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Tennessee state average. It is 37% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/10/2002, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.9 miles away from the Oakdale town center killed 7 people and injured 28 people and caused $970,000 in damages.
On 5/2/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.8 miles away from the town center killed 4 people and injured 8 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Oakdale-area historical earthquake activity is near Tennessee state average. It is 63% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 11/30/1973 at 07:48:41, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB, 4.6 ML, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 35.7 miles away from the city center
On 8/17/1990 at 21:01:17, a magnitude 4.0 (3.5 LG, 4.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 87.9 miles away from Oakdale center
On 6/17/1998 at 08:00:23, a magnitude 3.6 (3.3 MB, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 9.4 miles away from the city center
On 7/30/1997 at 12:29:23, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 66.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/5/1995 at 14:16:44, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 47.0 miles away from Oakdale center
On 10/12/2005 at 06:27:30, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 5.1 mi) earthquake occurred 32.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Morgan County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 8, Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 4, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Oakdale:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oakdale:
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Public high school in Oakdale:
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2006 was 2.32. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.5. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.5. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.3 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 17.3%
(19.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
No gay or lesbian households reported
Oakdale compared to Tennessee state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Oakdale town (based on Morgan County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 46.46%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 5
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 11
Number of full-service restaurants: 4
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Oakdale government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):
Oakdale government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):
5.75% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,455 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.20% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,519 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Oakdale fatal accident list:
Oct 22, 2004 02:50 PM, Campaustinrd, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Apr 16, 1999 06:15 AM, Sr-299, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
May 17, 1985 09:15 PM, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 55 meters (180ft)
Total costs: $476,000
Total average daily traffic: 4,100
Total average daily truck traffic: 403
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:5
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:3
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Oakdale)
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 2 patent applications in 2008-2014.