For population 25 years and over in Oakland:
For population 15 years and over in Oakland CDP:
178 residents are foreign born (2.6% Europe, 2.5% North America).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,422 (1.0%)
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:
Latitude: 44.55 N, Longitude: 69.71 W
Area code: 207
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 11 (10 officers).
Work and jobs in Oakland: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Oakland, Maine
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
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).
Hospitals/medical centers near Oakland:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oakland:
Public high school in Oakland:
See full list of schools located in Oakland, School District: S A D 47 OAKLAND
Public elementary/middle schools in Oakland:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.220. This is significantly better than average. There were 25 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 15.4. This is significantly worse than average. There were 17 monitors within city limits.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 19.4. This is significantly better than average. There were 34 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 13.8. This is significantly better than average. There were 6 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.86. This is about average. There were 8 monitors within city limits.
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:PINE TREE CAMP (Population served: 166, Groundwater):
Past health violations:ALDEN CAMPS (Population served: 107, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:WHEELERS HSKPG COTTS (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Oakland that have no violations reported:
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:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Oakland compared to Maine state average:
Banks with branches in Oakland (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
1996 2000 2008
1996 Presidential Elections Results
2000 Presidential Elections Results
2008 Presidential Elections Results
Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results
Religion statistics for Oakland CDP (based on Kennebec County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 36.24%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 24
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 17
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 77
Number of full-service restaurants: 105
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
5.99% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,721 average adjusted gross income)
0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($253 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.01% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($32,476 average adjusted gross income)
0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($211 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Oakland:
Strongest FM radio stations in Oakland:
TV broadcast stations around Oakland:
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
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:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Oakland, ME
Oakland on our top lists:
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2014.