For population 25 years and over in Oakland City:
For population 15 years and over in Oakland City city:
25 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $554 (0.8%)
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
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Oakland City detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2010, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: -286 (-10.0%).
Work and jobs in Oakland City: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Oakland City, Indiana
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Oakland City-area historical tornado activity is near Indiana state average. It is 131% 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 significantly above Indiana state average. It is 41% 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 the 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 the 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 4/21/2008 at 05:38:29, a magnitude 4.0 (4.0 MB, 4.0 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 29.2 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 (17) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 9, Tornadoes: 5, Floods: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Bill Shanner - Baseball player.
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See full list of schools located in Oakland City, School District: EAST GIBSON SCHOOL CORPORATION
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Air Quality Index (AQI)
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 3.99. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 11.7 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 18.8. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 17.4 miles away from the city center.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.8. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 1.9 miles away from the city center.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2009 was 9.34. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.9 miles away from the city center.
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.5%
(23.1% 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)
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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
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Religion statistics for Oakland City city (based on Gibson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 44.09%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
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Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
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5.44% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,463 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:
6.04% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,956 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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See more detailed statistics of Oakland City fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 1
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total costs: $200,000
Total average daily traffic: 350
Total average daily truck traffic: 10
Total future (year 2030) average daily traffic: 525
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 15 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Oakland City)
Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0503.00
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
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Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.