Oakland City, Indiana

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Population in 2017: 2,405 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: -7.1%
 
Males: 1,233  (51.3%)
Females: 1,172  (48.7%)
Median resident age:

45.2 years
Indiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 47660.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $37,190 (it was $28,532 in 2000)
Oakland City:

$37,190
IN:

$54,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $19,171 (it was $13,806 in 2000)

Oakland City city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $79,779 (it was $52,300 in 2000)
Oakland City:

$79,779
IN:

$141,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $144,963; detached houses: $152,648; townhouses or other attached units: $109,246; in 2-unit structures: $147,719; mobile homes: $88,476

Median gross rent in 2017: $661.

March 2019 cost of living index in Oakland City: 81.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.9%
(10.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 69.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)
  • Races in Oakland City, IN (2017)
    • 2,51795.0%White alone
    • 381.4%Black alone
    • 321.2%Hispanic
    • 120.5%American Indian alone
    • 100.4%Two or more races
    • 40.2%Asian alone
    • 10.04%Other race alone

Races in Oakland City detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 13 registered sex offenders living in Oakland City, Indiana as of July 05, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Oakland City is 203 to 1.


Crime rates in Oakland City by year

Type

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(41.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(39.7)
1
(39.9)
0
(0.0)
1
(41.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(79.3)
4
(159.7)
4
(159.0)
3
(122.9)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
15
(595.0)
16
(638.7)
8
(318.0)
18
(737.4)
7
(287.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
51
(2,023)
42
(1,677)
43
(1,709)
53
(2,171)
29
(1,190)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(39.7)
2
(79.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(41.0)
3
(123.1)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(39.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)153.5162.1122.4178.6110.4

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City-data.com crime index in Oakland City, IN

Crime rate in Oakland City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.65
Indiana average:

1.75
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Ancestries: German (39.0%), American (17.3%), Irish (11.4%), English (5.0%), Scottish (4.9%), Scotch-Irish (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1885

Elevation: 461 feet

Land area: 1.10 square miles.

Population density: 2,186 people per square mile   (low).

Oakland City, Indiana map

25 residents are foreign born

This city:

0.9%
Indiana:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $603 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $432 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (27.3 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louisville, KY (87.1 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (242.9 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Somerville, IN (2.1 miles ),
Francisco, IN (2.3 miles ),
Mackey, IN (2.5 miles),
Spurgeon, IN (2.8 miles ),
Winslow, IN (2.8 miles ),
Lynnville, IN (3.1 miles ),
Petersburg, IN (3.4 miles ),
Princeton, IN (3.5 miles )

Latitude: 38.34 N, Longitude: 87.35 W

Area code: 812

Distribution of median household income in Oakland City, IN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Oakland City, IN in 2017
Oakland City satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Indiana:

3.9%
Historical population in Oakland City, IN
Historical housing units in Oakland City, IN
Most common industries in Oakland City, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (16.5%)
  • Health care (8.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.4%)
  • Construction (5.7%)
  • Food (3.1%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (3.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (2.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Educational services (14.4%)
  • Construction (10.2%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.5%)
  • Food (5.2%)
  • Truck transportation (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.3%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (18.9%)
  • Health care (16.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.7%)
  • Social assistance (4.6%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.6%)
  • Public administration (3.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.2%)
Most common occupations in Oakland City, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.1%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (6.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.8%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.0%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.6%)
  • Cashiers (4.6%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.2%)

Average climate in Oakland City, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Oakland City, Indiana average temperatures Oakland City, Indiana average precipitation Oakland City, Indiana humidity Oakland City, Indiana wind speed Oakland City, Indiana snowfall Oakland City, Indiana sunshine Oakland City, Indiana clear and cloudy days

Oakland City, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 56.2. This is better than average.

City:

56.2
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 9.33. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.33
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2008 was 3.99. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 23.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.99
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.7. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.7
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 12.9. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

12.9
U.S.:

8.5

Tornado activity:

Oakland City-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 56% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.2 miles away from the Oakland City city center killed 6 people and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 1/7/1989, a category F4 tornado 20.0 miles away from the city center injured 55 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oakland City-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 30.2 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 44.3 miles away from Oakland City center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 33.8 miles away from Oakland City center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 28.7 miles away from Oakland City center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 44.1 miles away from Oakland City center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 185.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Gibson County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oakland City topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Oakland City:

  • WIRTH REGIONAL HOSPITAL (HWY 64 WEST RR 3 BOX 14A)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN HOME AND REHABILITATIVE CENTER (231 N JACKSON ST)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Oakland City:

  • PIKE COUNTY ARC MILL (Hospital, about 8 miles away; WINSLOW, IN)
  • TRANSITIONAL SERVICES INC (Hospital, about 10 miles away; LYNNVILLE, IN)
  • GOLDEN LIVING CENTER-PETERSBURG (Nursing Home, about 11 miles away; PETERSBURG, IN)
  • AMBER MANOR CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 12 miles away; PETERSBURG, IN)
  • GIBSON COUNTY ARC PRINCE (Hospital, about 12 miles away; PRINCETON, IN)
  • BETTER LIVING HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 12 miles away; PRINCETON, IN)
  • WATERS OF PRINCETON THE (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; PRINCETON, IN)

College/University in Oakland City:

  • Oakland City University (Full-time enrollment: 1,390; Location: 138 N Lucretia St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.oak.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oakland City:

  • Wabash Valley College (about 25 miles; Mount Carmel, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,142)
  • Vincennes University (about 26 miles; Vincennes, IN; FT enrollment: 9,876)
  • University of Evansville (about 28 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,688)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 32 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 9,532)
  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 46 miles; Owensboro, KY; FT enrollment: 2,754)
  • Madisonville Community College (about 69 miles; Madisonville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,082)
  • Indiana University-Bloomington (about 73 miles; Bloomington, IN; FT enrollment: 39,039)

Public high school in Oakland City:

Public elementary/middle schools in Oakland City:

See full list of schools located in Oakland City

Library in Oakland City:

  • OAKLAND CITY-COLUMBIA TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $153,640; Location: 210 SOUTH MAIN STREET; 27,070 books; 1,300 audio materials; 2,000 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 37 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 68 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Oakland City Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Oakland City: Wirth Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Diplomat Motel (Highway 57 North).

Birthplace of: Bill Shanner - Baseball player.

Gibson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

58.4%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.7%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
194 people in college/university student housing in 2010
75 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
202 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus) in 2000
88 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Oakland City (2011 data):

  • Fifth Third Bank: Oakland City Branch at 117 North Main Street, branch established on 1889/01/01. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • German American Bancorp: Oakland City Branch at Rural Route 3 Box 14c, branch established on 2007/06/11. Info updated 2011/02/01: Bank assets: $1,866.8 mil, Deposits: $1,578.2 mil, headquarters in Jasper, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 36 total offices, Holding Company: German American Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Oakland City:

Marital status in Oakland City, IN
  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 40.4%
  • Separated: 2.6%
  • Widowed: 8.7%
  • Divorced: 19.5%

For population 25 years and over in Oakland City:

  • High school or higher: 77.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 9.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 19.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
Indiana average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Oakland City
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Oakland City, IN (based on Gibson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,2436
Evangelical Protestant3,66828
Mainline Protestant3,23228
Black Protestant6754
Other11
None19,684-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Gibson County:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Gibson County:

3.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Gibson County:

7.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Gibson County:

9.6%
State:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Gibson County:

28.2%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.9%
Indiana:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Oakland City:

49.3%
State:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Oakland City:

45.3%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Oakland City:

28.2
Indiana:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

18.5%
State:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Oakland City:

9.1%
Indiana:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Oakland City:

34.1%
Indiana:

33.8%

General health condition:
Oakland City:

55.6%
State:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.4%
State:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Oakland City, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Water Supply 4$11,734$35,2020$0
Police Protection - Officers 4$12,398$37,1942$3,100
Sewerage 3$9,139$36,5560$0
Streets and Highways 2$5,730$34,3800$0
Financial Administration 1$3,201$38,4122$4,251
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 6$3,804
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 1$113
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$71
Totals for Government 14$42,202$36,17312$11,339

Oakland City government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Sewerage: $3,904,000 ($1623.28)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $603,000 ($250.73)
    Sewerage: $409,000 ($170.06)
    Police Protection: $283,000 ($117.67)
    Parks and Recreation: $87,000 ($36.17)
    Regular Highways: $80,000 ($33.26)
    General Public Buildings: $50,000 ($20.79)
    Local Fire Protection: $28,000 ($11.64)
    Central Staff Services: $27,000 ($11.23)
    Financial Administration: $4,000 ($1.66)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $2,000 ($0.83)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Water Utilities: $44,000 ($18.30)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $630,000 ($261.95)

Oakland City government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $67,000 ($27.86)
    Regular Highways: $18,000 ($7.48)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $10,000 ($4.16)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $39,000 ($16.22)
    General Revenue - Other: $6,000 ($2.49)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $879,000 ($365.49)
  • State Intergovernmental - Sewerage: $5,354,000 ($2226.20)
    Other: $146,000 ($60.71)
    Highways: $83,000 ($34.51)
    General Local Government Support: $9,000 ($3.74)
  • Tax - Property: $382,000 ($158.84)
    Other License: $5,000 ($2.08)

Oakland City government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $67,000 ($27.86)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,232,000 ($512.27)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $307,000 ($127.65)

5.14% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,146 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.14%
Indiana average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Vanderburgh County, IN  1.49% ($45,753 average AGI)
from Pike County, IN  0.41% ($40,167)
from Warrick County, IN  0.32% ($41,256)


5.49% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,147 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
Indiana average:

6.25%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Vanderburgh County, IN  1.64% ($47,137 average AGI)
to Warrick County, IN  0.49% ($61,621)
to Pike County, IN  0.37% ($46,820)

Businesses in Oakland City, IN

  • Dennys: 1
  • Subway: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Oakland City:

  • WVHI (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN)
  • WGBF (1280 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRAY (1250 AM; 1 kW; PRINCETON, IN; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WVJS (1420 AM; 5 kW; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WITZ (990 AM; 1 kW; JASPER, IN; Owner: JASPER ON THE AIR, INC.)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oakland City:

  • WBGW (101.5 FM; FORT BRANCH, IN; Owner: MUSIC MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WNIN-FM (88.3 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE PUBLIC TELEPLEX, INC.)
  • WRAY-FM (98.1 FM; PRINCETON, IN; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBTO-FM (102.3 FM; PETERSBURG, IN; Owner: THE ORIGINAL COMPANY, INC)
  • WBHW (88.7 FM; LOOGOOTEE, IN; Owner: MUSIC MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WSJD (100.5 FM; PRINCETON, IN; Owner: WSJD, INC.)
  • WKDQ (99.5 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WYXY (107.1 FM; BOONVILLE, IN; Owner: BOONVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WWBL (106.5 FM; WASHINGTON, IN; Owner: OLD NORTHWEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAXL (103.3 FM; SANTA CLAUS, IN; Owner: DUBOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WVUB (91.1 FM; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: VINCENNES UNIVERSITY)
  • WJLT (105.3 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WSTO (96.1 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WJPS-FM (93.5 FM; CHANDLER, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WIKY-FM (104.1 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL B/C CORPORATION)
  • WABX (107.5 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WGZB-FM (96.5 FM; CORYDON, IN; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES II, LTD.)
  • WBDC (100.9 FM; HUNTINGBURG, IN; Owner: DUBOIS COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WITZ-FM (104.7 FM; JASPER, IN; Owner: JASPER ON THE AIR, INC.)
  • WYNG (94.9 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Oakland City:

  • WTVW (Channel 7; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: QUORUM OF INDIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNIN (Channel 9; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE PUBLIC TELEPLEX, INC.)
  • K55HL (Channel 55; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WFIE (Channel 14; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WEVV (Channel 44; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: COMCORP OF INDIANA LICENSE CORP.)
  • WEHT (Channel 25; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: GILMORE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVUT (Channel 22; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE VINCENNES UNIV.)
  • WIKY-LP (Channel 5; EVANSVILLE, ETC., IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W06BD (Channel 6; PRINCETON, IN; Owner: NORTH GIBSON SCHOOL CORPORATION)
  • WJTS-LP (Channel 27; JASPER, IN; Owner: PAUL E. KNIES)
  • WAZE-LP (Channel 17; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WEOA-LP (Channel 50; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W23BV (Channel 23; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: BETHEL SANITARIUM)
Oakland City fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Oakland City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 53Number of bridges
  • 1,299ft / 396mTotal length
  • $3,394,000Total costs
  • 261,544Total average daily traffic
  • 59,929Total average daily truck traffic
  • 289,855Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Oakland City, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 21900-1909
  • 61920-1929
  • 61930-1939
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 31980-1989
  • 12000-2009
  • 312010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Oakland City, IN
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$93,540
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0503.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Oakland City, IN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Oakland City, IN - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 40. The highest number of reported fires - 81 took place in 2004, and the least - 2 in 2014. The data has a declining trend.
    Fire incident types in Oakland City, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (42.5%), and Outside Fires (36.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Oakland City, IN
    • 28742.5%Structure Fires
    • 24636.4%Outside Fires
    • 11617.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 274.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Oakland City, IN
Most common first names in Oakland City, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary5077.0 years
William3576.6 years
James3274.0 years
Robert3170.3 years
Charles3173.3 years
John2475.7 years
Helen2084.1 years
George1978.5 years
Dorothy1879.6 years
Ruth1680.8 years
Most common last names in Oakland City, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Mason2073.9 years
Smith1978.1 years
Williams1976.5 years
Miller1778.6 years
Phillips1776.8 years
Young1574.7 years
Corn1480.3 years
Johnson1377.5 years
Oneal1378.4 years
Jones1276.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Oakland City, IN
  • 76.5%Utility gas
  • 17.8%Electricity
  • 2.4%Wood
  • 1.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.3%Coal or coke
  • 0.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Oakland City, IN
  • 59.4%Utility gas
  • 37.6%Electricity
  • 2.0%Other fuel
  • 1.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Oakland City compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
There are no pilots and 1 other airmen in this city.
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