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Population in 2010: 2,602. Population change since 2000: -5.7%
Males: 1,168  (44.9%)
Females: 1,434  (55.1%)

Median resident age:  42.1 years
Maine median age:  43.0 years

Zip codes: 04963.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,601 (it was $32,700 in 2000)
Oakland:

$38,601
ME:

$46,709
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $29,575

Oakland CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $140,326 (it was $73,500 in 2000)
Oakland:

$140,326
ME:

$172,300
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $140,432; Detached houses: $172,175; Townhouses or other attached units: $154,234; In 2-unit structures: $158,073; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $172,379; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $136,089; Mobile homes: $42,758

Median gross rent in 2012: $647.

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  • White alone - 2,227 (92.7%)
  • Hispanic - 117 (4.9%)
  • Asian alone - 22 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 12 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 13 (0.5%)
  • Two or more races - 11 (0.5%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Oakland: 91.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: French (16.1%), English (16.0%), Irish (9.3%), French Canadian (5.5%), German (5.1%), Scottish (4.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/26/1873

Elevation: 238 feet

Land area: 5.39 square miles.

Population density: 483 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Oakland:

  • High school or higher: 98.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 21.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oakland CDP:

  • Never married: 28.6%
  • Now married: 46.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 5.4%
  • Divorced: 19.3%

178 residents are foreign born (2.6% Europe, 2.5% North America).

This place:  7.4%
Maine:  3.3%



According to our research of Maine and other state lists there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Oakland, Maine as of November 23, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Oakland to the number of sex offenders is 516 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,422 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,656 (1.4%)

Oakland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (67.0 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (168.7 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (341.1 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Waterville, ME (1.8 miles ), Winslow, ME (2.3 miles ), Fairfield, ME (2.5 miles ), Sidney, ME (2.5 miles ), Belgrade, ME (2.7 miles ), Smithfield, ME (2.7 miles ), Rome, ME (2.9 miles ), Vassalboro, ME (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 0 buildings
  • 1999: 13 buildings, average cost: $72,200
  • 2000: 16 buildings, average cost: $113,500
  • 2001: 20 buildings, average cost: $103,700
  • 2002: 28 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 2003: 31 buildings, average cost: $129,500
  • 2004: 44 buildings, average cost: $163,600
  • 2005: 39 buildings, average cost: $163,600
  • 2006: 33 buildings, average cost: $163,600
  • 2007: 25 buildings, average cost: $163,600
  • 2008: 18 buildings, average cost: $163,600
  • 2009: 14 buildings, average cost: $163,600
  • 2010: 25 buildings, average cost: $158,000
  • 2011: 18 buildings, average cost: $158,000
  • 2012: 18 buildings, average cost: $158,000

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Latitude: 44.55 N, Longitude: 69.71 W

Area code: 207

Oakland household income distribution Oakland home values distribution

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.60
Maine average:

1.70

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.3%
Maine:

6.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (21%)
  • Wholesale trade (10%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Retail trade (24%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Other services, except public administration (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Textile, apparel, and furnishings workers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4%)
  • Other protective service workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (3%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Oakland-area historical tornado activity is above Maine state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 11/7/1971, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 14.3 miles away from the Oakland place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

On 7/31/1971, a category F2 tornado 16.7 miles away from the place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 78.7 miles away from the city center
On 2/26/1999 at 03:38:43, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, Depth: 2.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 10.6 miles away from Oakland center
On 1/17/2000 at 08:16:20, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 10.1 mi) earthquake occurred 35.9 miles away from the city center
On 8/21/1996 at 07:54:14, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 84.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/3/2000 at 21:05:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.4 LG, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 27.9 miles away from Oakland center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 89.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Kennebec County (19) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 10, Snows: 3, Hurricanes: 3, Heavy Rains: 2, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Oakland:

  • LAKEWOOD (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WATERVILLE, ME)
  • INLAND HOSPITAL (Hospital, Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, about 3 miles away; WATERVILLE, ME)
  • OAK GROVE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WATERVILLE, ME)

Political contributions by individuals in Oakland, ME

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oakland:

  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 24 miles; Farmington, ME; Full-time enrollment: 2,074)
  • Husson University (about 50 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,107)
  • University of Maine (about 57 miles; Orono, ME; FT enrollment: 9,235)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 68 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 2,993)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 68 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 5,629)
  • University of New England (about 83 miles; Biddeford, ME; FT enrollment: 3,850)
  • Plymouth State University (about 113 miles; Plymouth, NH; FT enrollment: 4,634)

Public high school in Oakland:

Public elementary/middle schools in Oakland:

See full list of schools located in Oakland, School District: S A D 47 OAKLAND

Library in Oakland:

  • OAKLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $114,906; Location: 18 CHURCH STREET; 27,196 books; 651 audio materials; 301 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 51 print serial subscriptions)

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

Cemetery: Lakeview Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Reservoir: Messalonskee Stream Reservoir (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Hotel: Pressey House- The (32 Belgrade Road).

 
Kennebec County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
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Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 32.2. This is about average.
City:

32.2
U.S.:

32.0
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.220. This is significantly better than average. There were 25 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.220
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 15.4. This is significantly worse than average. There were 17 monitors within city limits.
City:

15.4
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 19.4. This is significantly better than average. There were 34 monitors within city limits.
City:

19.4
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.8. This is significantly better than average. There were 6 monitors within city limits.
City:

13.8
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.86. This is about average. There were 8 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.86
U.S.:

9.59

Drinking water stations with addresses in Oakland and their reported violations in the past:

MSAD 47 BELGRADE CENTRAL SCH (Population served: 334, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In APR-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-02-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-02-2002), St Compliance achieved (MAY-14-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In MAR-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-15-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-15-2002), St Compliance achieved (MAR-28-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In FEB-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-21-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-21-2002), St Compliance achieved (OCT-24-2003), St Public Notif received (OCT-24-2003)
PINE TREE CAMP (Population served: 166, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-02-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-02-2003), St Public Notif received (SEP-11-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-31-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-31-2003), St Public Notif received (AUG-07-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2003, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUN-19-2003), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUN-19-2003), St Public Notif received (JUN-30-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-29-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-29-2002), St Public Notif received (OCT-21-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-30-1999), St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-1997, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-10-1997), St Compliance achieved (JUN-06-2002)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ALDEN CAMPS (Population served: 107, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
WHEELERS HSKPG COTTS (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2005, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-27-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-27-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-20-2006)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-02-2002), St Compliance achieved (OCT-02-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-02-2002), St Public Notif received (JUN-09-2003)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (AUG-21-2002), St Public Notif requested (AUG-21-2002), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-21-2002), St Public Notif received (JUN-09-2003)
Past monitoring violations:
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between NOV-02-2002 and JUN-10-2003, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-2003)
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between SEP-21-2002 and JUN-10-2003, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-2003)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Oakland that have no violations reported:

  • MSAD 47 JAMES H BEAN SCHOOL (Population served: 360, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SNOW POND RESIDENTIAL CARE CTR (Population served: 61, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ALDEN CAMPS (Population served: 36, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.2%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 29.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This place:  2.3 people
Maine:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  63.7%
Whole state:  62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  12.3%
Whole state:  9.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Oakland, ME

Oakland compared to Maine state average:

Oakland, Maine environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Oakland (2011 data):

  • The Bank of Maine: Oakland Branch at 51 Main Street, branch established on 2003/07/07. Info updated 2011/10/17: Bank assets: $783.5 mil, Deposits: $655.7 mil, headquarters in Portland, ME, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 33 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Oakland Branch at 27 Main Street, branch established on 1977/12/12. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Oakland travel time to work - commute


Oakland mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (79%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4%)
  • Other fuel (1%)
  • Utility gas (1%)

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2008 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Oakland CDP (based on Kennebec County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.24%
Here36.2%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAEpiscopal ChurchUnited Church of Christ
Adherents59.6%9.4%6.9%5.4%3.8%
Congregations13.4%14.3%20.5%5.4%8.0%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaChurch of the NazareneConservative Baptist Association of AmericaOther
Adherents2.4%1.6%1.6%1.4%8.0%
Congregations1.8%0.9%3.6%2.7%29.5%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 24
Kennebec County:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.17 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Kennebec County:

1.41 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 77
Kennebec County:

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 105
Here:

8.70 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.6%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Kennebec County:

28.2%
Maine:

25.0%

5.99% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,721 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.99%
Maine average:

6.39%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($253 average AGI)
Kennebec County:

0.14%
Maine average:

0.12%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Somerset County, ME  0.77% ($26,873 average AGI)
from Androscoggin County, ME  0.64% ($32,593)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.58% ($36,300)


6.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,476 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.01%
Maine average:

6.44%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($211 average AGI)
Kennebec County:

0.07%
Maine average:

0.07%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Somerset County, ME  0.81% ($29,363 average AGI)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.62% ($32,672)
to Androscoggin County, ME  0.50% ($29,339)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oakland:

  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WTVL (1490 AM; 1 kW; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFAU (1280 AM; 5 kW; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WTME (780 AM; 10 kW; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMDR (1340 AM; 1 kW; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: LIGHT OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEZW (1400 AM; 1 kW; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMTW (870 AM; 10 kW; GORHAM, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLAM (1470 AM; 5 kW; LEWISTON, ME; Owner: RADIO PARTNERS OF MAINE, L.P.)
  • WGAN (560 AM; 5 kW; PORTLAND, ME; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oakland:

  • WWWA (95.3 FM; WINSLOW, ME; Owner: LIGHT OF LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WMEW (91.3 FM; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEBB (98.5 FM; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMHB (89.7 FM; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: THE MAYFLOWER HILL BROADCASTING. CORP.)
  • WHQO (107.9 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INC.)
  • WCTB (93.5 FM; FAIRFIELD, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INC.)
  • WTOS-FM (105.1 FM; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WMME-FM (92.3 FM; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WWBX (97.1 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPKQ (103.7 FM; NORTH CONWAY, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WHOM (94.9 FM; MT. WASHINGTON, NH; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WMEP (90.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WQSS (102.5 FM; CAMDEN, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLOB-FM (96.3 FM; RUMFORD, ME; Owner: ATLANTIC COAST RADIO, LLC)
  • WABK-FM (104.3 FM; GARDINER, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBFB (104.7 FM; BELFAST, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WTBM (100.7 FM; MEXICO, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WKCG (101.3 FM; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WQCB (106.5 FM; BREWER, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFZX (101.7 FM; SEARSPORT, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Oakland:

  • WFYW-LP (Channel 69; FAIRFIELD/WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • DW23AB (Channel 23; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: RUSSELL COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WGCI-LP (Channel 4; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: PACIFIC AND SOUTHERN COMPANY, INC.)
  • WPFO (Channel 23; WATERVILLE, ME; Owner: CMCG PORTLAND LICENSE LLC)
  • WCBB (Channel 10; AUGUSTA, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Oakland, Maine:
  • Fatal accident count: 19
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 28
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 20
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 43
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 1
Maine average:
  • Fatal accident count: 56
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 80
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 21
  • Fatalities: 61
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 134
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 4

See more detailed statistics of Oakland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Oakland)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • Oakland, 218 High Street (Lat: 44.554472 Lon: -69.740833), Type: Gtower, Structure height: 76.2 m, Call Sign: WQRD734
    Assigned Frequencies: 10895.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz, 10735.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10895.0 MHz... (+35 more)
    Grant Date: 04/23/2013, Expiration Date: 04/23/2023, Certifier: Tom Buckley
    Registrant: Northeast Wireless Networks LLC, 202 Us Rt 1 Suite 206, Falmouth, ME 04105, Phone: (207) 200-2505, Fax: (207) 200-2510, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

32 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Oakland)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

11 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Oakland)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 23
  • Hazardous Condition: 25
  • Service Call: 6
  • Good Intent Call: 6

Incident types - Oakland


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Oakland, ME
Businesses in Oakland, ME
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Oakland on our top lists:

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  • #47 (04963) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of French Canadian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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  • Wayne Evans (1)

Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.

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