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Population in 2012: 1,902 (92% urban, 8% rural). Population change since 2000: -1.5%
Males: 956  (50.3%)
Females: 946  (49.7%)

Median resident age:  46.9 years
Maryland median age:  34.4 years

Zip codes: 21550.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $36,514 (it was $26,728 in 2000)
Oakland:

$36,514
MD:

$71,122
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $24,603

Oakland town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $156,795 (it was $87,500 in 2000)
Oakland:

$156,795
MD:

$279,900
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $215,522; Detached houses: $224,453; Mobile homes: $23,500

Median gross rent in 2012: $567.

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  • White alone - 1,901 (87.4%)
  • Black alone - 165 (7.6%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 32 (1.5%)
  • Hispanic - 29 (1.3%)
  • Two or more races - 24 (1.1%)
  • American Indian alone - 13 (0.6%)
  • Asian alone - 11 (0.5%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Oakland: 83.6 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (18.9%), Irish (13.1%), English (11.6%), United States (7.0%), Italian (4.0%), Scottish (3.6%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1862

Land area: 2.11 square miles.

Population density: 902 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Oakland:

  • High school or higher: 86.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 26.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oakland town:

  • Never married: 29.7%
  • Now married: 43.5%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 12.6%
  • Divorced: 10.9%

68 residents are foreign born (1.1% Latin America).

This town:  3.1%
Maryland:  14.3%



According to our research of Maryland and other state lists there were 32 registered sex offenders living in Oakland, Maryland as of November 20, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Oakland to the number of sex offenders is 59 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $2,123 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $1,422 (0.9%)

Oakland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Pittsburgh, PA (77.5 miles , pop. 334,563).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (230.3 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Mountain Lake Park, MD (1.2 miles ), Loch Lynn Heights, MD (1.4 miles ), Crellin, MD (1.9 miles ), Hutton, MD (2.0 miles) , Deer Park, MD (2.1 miles ), Terra Alta, WV (2.8 miles ), Gorman, MD (2.9 miles) , Bayard, WV (3.1 miles ).

Latitude: 39.41 N, Longitude: 79.40 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,801 (+128.8%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 455 (50.1%)

Area codes: 301, 240

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Crime rates in Oakland by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 403231100013
per 100,000 204.20.0156.0102.4154.852.653.50.00.00.051.5154.6
Burglaries 121413138975121011
per 100,000 612.6703.9676.0665.6412.8473.4374.5271.3655.0499.551.551.5
Thefts 696364444848535145403130
per 100,000 3522.23167.43328.12252.92476.82525.02835.72767.22456.31998.01595.51545.6
Auto thefts 532021330000
per 100,000 255.2150.8104.00.0103.252.6160.5162.80.00.00.00.0
Arson 001010010000
per 100,000 0.00.052.00.051.60.00.054.30.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 192.7147.9173.0123.6131.5117.1128.4112.2113.390.461.175.8

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.03
Maryland average:

2.45

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Oakland tourist attractions:

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.2%
Maryland:

7.0%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (18%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Public administration (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (16%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Construction (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Carpenters (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Material moving workers except supervisors and laborers and material movers, hand (5%)
  • Supervisors of construction and extraction workers (5%)
  • Secondary school teachers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (10%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (9%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (8%)
  • Cashiers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Business operations specialists (7%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (6%)

Work and jobs in Oakland: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Oakland, Maryland

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Tornado activity:

Oakland-area historical tornado activity is below Maryland state average. It is 36% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/3/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.4 miles away from the Oakland town center injured 19 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/19/1967, a category F3 tornado 4.5 miles away from the town center killed one person and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Garrett County (8) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Snowfall: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oakland topographic map

Birthplace of: Charles M. White - Business executive.

Main business address for: FIRST UNITED CORP/MD/ (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).


Hospitals/medical centers in Oakland:

  • IDF - GARRETT DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 888 MEMORIAL DR)
  • GARRETT CNTY HLTH DEPT (Home Health Center, 1025 MEMORIAL AVENUE)
  • GARRETT COUNTY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 251 N FOURTH ST)
  • HOSPICE OF GARRETT COUNTY (Hospital, 69 WOLF ACRES DRIVE)
  • DENNETT ROAD MANOR (Nursing Home, 1113 MARY DRIVE)
  • GARRETT COUNTY SUBACUTE UNIT (Nursing Home, 251 NORTH FOURTH STREET)
  • OAKLAND NURSING AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, 706 EAST ALDER STREET)

Political contributions by individuals in Oakland, MD

Airports and heliports located in Oakland:


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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oakland:

  • Frostburg State University (about 31 miles; Frostburg, MD; Full-time enrollment: 4,682)
  • West Virginia University (about 34 miles; Morgantown, WV; FT enrollment: 24,899)
  • Allegany College of Maryland (about 40 miles; Cumberland, MD; FT enrollment: 2,309)
  • Fairmont State University (about 41 miles; Fairmont, WV; FT enrollment: 3,770)
  • California University of Pennsylvania (about 53 miles; California, PA; FT enrollment: 7,429)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (about 58 miles; Youngwood, PA; FT enrollment: 3,608)
  • Lord Fairfax Community College (about 67 miles; Middletown, VA; FT enrollment: 2,061)

Private high school in Oakland:

  • PLEASANT VALLEY CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 83; Location: 2392 MASON SCH RD; Grades: 3 - 12)

Private elementary/middle school in Oakland:

  • FERNDALE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 6; Location: 15211 GARRETT HWY; Grades: 2 - 10)
See full list of schools located in Oakland

Library in Oakland:

  • RUTH ENLOW LIBRARY OF GARRETT COUNTY (Operating income: $1,290,305; Location: 6 NORTH SECOND STREET; 84,414 books; 47 e-books; 4,972 audio materials; 5,472 video materials; 25 state licensed databases; 45 other licensed databases; 237 print serial subscriptions; 45 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Oakland: Oakland Golf Course (A), Oakland Volunteer Fire Department (B), Station 9 Rescue Squad (C), Kitzmiller Volunteer Fire Department (D), Ruth Enlow Library of Garrett County (E), Garrett County Courthouse (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Oakland include: Saint Marks Lutheran Church (A), Saint Matthews Episcopal Church (B), Saint Pauls United Methodist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Reservoirs: Little Yok Number 1 Reservoir (A), Little Yok Number 3 Reservoir (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Bradley Run (A), Cherry Glade Run (B), Cotton Run (C), Little Youghiogheny River (D), Wilson Run (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: Starlite Motel (12509 Garrett Highway), An Atom 4 U(s) (113 S 2nd St Ste 2b), Long Branch Saloon (1501 Maryland Highway), Alpine Village Motel (19638 Garrett Highway), Oakland Motel (435 North 3rd Street), Lake Breez Motel (20160 Garrett Highway).

Courts: Maryland State Government - District Court-Clerk's Office- Courts- District Court Garrett Co (205 South 3rd Street), Maryland State Government - Garrett County- District Court Of Maryland- Co (205 South 3rd), Maryland State Government - Chambers- Courts- Circuit Court- Judge James L She (Courthouse), Maryland State Government - Courts- Circuit Court- Clerk's Office (Courthouse), Maryland State Government - Courts- District Court Garrett County (205 South 3rd Street), District Court Garrett County - District Court Commissioners Office (205 South 3rd).

 
Garrett County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  CO  NO2 Ozone  PM2.5 SO2

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 2005 was 18.6. This is better than average. There were 6 monitors within city limits.
City:

18.6
U.S.:

24.0
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:

OAKLAND (Address: 15 S. THIRD STREET , Population served: 1850, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: TTHM
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: TTHM
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2006 and MAR-2006, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2005 and DEC-2005, Contaminant: TTHM
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2005 and SEP-2005, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-01-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-04-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-04-2005), St Public Notif received (MAY-17-2005)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 15.7%
(15.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 76.9% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 42.9% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This town:  2.0 people
Maryland:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  53.7%
Whole state:  67.1%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  7.0%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Oakland, MD

People in group quarters in Oakland in 2010:

  • 84 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 43 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 17 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 5 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Oakland in 2000:

  • 115 people in nursing homes
  • 70 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 61 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 23 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 9 people in other group homes
  • 4 people in homes for the mentally ill

Oakland compared to Maryland state average:

Oakland, Maryland environmental map by EPA

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  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage significantly above state average.


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Banks with branches in Oakland (2011 data):

  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Drive-In Branch, Deep Creek Branch, Oakland Branch. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • First United Bank & Trust: 12894 Garrett Highway at 12894 Garrett Highway, branch established on 2007/09/07; at 19 South Second Street, branch established on 1900/01/01. Info updated 2010/09/21: Bank assets: $1,383.1 mil, Deposits: $1,034.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: First United Corporation
  • Clear Mountain Bank: Oakland Branch at 12730 Garrett Highway, branch established on 1998/09/03. Info updated 2010/05/28: Bank assets: $425.8 mil, Deposits: $376.0 mil, headquarters in Bruceton Mills, WV, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 11 total offices, Holding Company: State Bancorp, Inc.
  • Miners & Merchants Bank: Oakland Maryland Branch at 13164 Garrett Highway, branch established on 2001/03/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $53.6 mil, Deposits: $45.9 mil, headquarters in Thomas, WV, positive income, 3 total offices
  • Susquehanna Bank: Oakland Branch at 305 East Oak Street, branch established on 1998/01/26. Info updated 2012/02/28: Bank assets: $14,849.0 mil, Deposits: $10,294.4 mil, headquarters in Lititz, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 308 total offices, Holding Company: Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc.

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Oakland, Maryland:

  • Alpine Village, Rt 6, Oakland, MD 21550 , Phone: (301) 387-5534
  • Oak Land Motel, 435 N Third St, Oakland, MD 21550 , Phone: (301) 334-2171
  • Town Motel, 243 N 3RD St, Oakland, MD 21550 , Phone: (301) 334-3955
All 3 fire-safe hotels and motels in Oakland, Maryland

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:

  • Utility gas (45%)
  • Electricity (39%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (2%)

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Religion statistics for Oakland town (based on Garrett County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 39.56%
Here39.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaCatholic ChurchChurch of the BrethrenAssemblies of God
Adherents19.5%18.8%11.6%10.2%8.5%
Congregations25.0%11.4%3.4%12.5%10.2%
NameLutheran ChurchSouthern Baptist ConventionChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Mennonite Church USAOther
Adherents4.5%3.6%3.5%3.4%16.5%
Congregations2.3%5.7%3.4%5.7%20.5%
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: 5
Garrett County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.34 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
This county:

1.01 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 18
Garrett County:

6.07 / 10,000 pop.
Maryland:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
This county:

8.77 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.40 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Garrett County:

10.6%
Maryland:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Garrett County:

25.5%
State:

26.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.4%
State:

15.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 3$9,088$36,3521$474
Police Protection - Officers 4$12,854$38,5620$0
Streets and Highways 6$17,519$35,0381$1,134
Sewerage 3$9,990$39,9600$0
Water Supply 5$17,672$42,4130$0
Totals for Government 21$67,123$38,3562$1,608

Oakland government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $383,000 ($201.37)
    Regular Highways: $299,000 ($157.20)
    Police Protection: $279,000 ($146.69)
    Sewerage: $226,000 ($118.82)
    Housing & Community Development: $220,000 ($115.67)
    Central Staff Services: $160,000 ($84.12)
    Parks & Recreation: $89,000 ($46.79)
    General - Other: $56,000 ($29.44)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $55,000 ($28.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $32,000 ($16.82)
    General Public Buildings: $26,000 ($13.67)
    Financial Administration: $8,000 ($4.21)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $126,000 ($66.25)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $225,000 ($118.30)
    Parks & Recreation: $136,000 ($71.50)
    Central Staff: $48,000 ($25.24)
    Police Protection: $16,000 ($8.41)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $682,000 ($358.57)

Oakland government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $365,000 ($191.90)
    Solid Waste Management: $12,000 ($6.31)
    All Other: $2,000 ($1.05)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing & Community Development: $220,000 ($115.67)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Support: $128,000 ($67.30)
    All Other: $12,000 ($6.31)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $174,000 ($91.48)
    Interest Earnings: $107,000 ($56.26)
    Rents: $5,000 ($2.63)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $506,000 ($266.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $318,000 ($167.19)
    Water Utilities: $300,000 ($157.73)
    All Other: $185,000 ($97.27)
  • Tax - Property: $624,000 ($328.08)
    Other Selective Sales: $42,000 ($22.08)
    NEC: $41,000 ($21.56)

Oakland government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,528,000 ($1329.13)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $307,000 ($161.41)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $2,541,000 ($1335.96)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $294,000 ($154.57)

Oakland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $2,504,000 ($1316.51)

4.36% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($47,511 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.36%
Maryland average:

7.95%

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:
from Allegany County, MD  0.65% ($53,159 average AGI)
from Preston County, WV  0.26% ($20,750)
from Montgomery County, MD  0.20% ($155,333)


4.56% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($40,194 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.56%
Maryland average:

8.13%

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:
to Allegany County, MD  0.63% ($34,662 average AGI)
to Preston County, WV  0.53% ($22,632)
to Somerset County, PA  0.21% ($25,045)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oakland:

  • WMSG (1050 AM; 1 kW; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: OAKLAND MEDIA GROUP, INC)
  • WFRB (560 AM; 5 kW; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • KDKA (1020 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWVA (1170 AM; 53 kW; WHEELING, WV; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVSC (990 AM; 10 kW; SOMERSET, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WSVA (550 AM; 10 kW; HARRISONBURG, VA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WLYE (850 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTOWN, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF JOHNSTOWN, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WMMN (920 AM; 5 kW; FAIRMONT, WV; Owner: FANTASIA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCBC (1270 AM; 5 kW; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: CUMBERLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oakland:

  • W242AD (96.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKHJ (104.5 FM; MOUNTAIN LAKE PARK, MD; Owner: SOUTHERN HIGHLANDS, INC.)
  • WWHC (92.3 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: OAKLAND MEDIA GROUP, INC)
  • WKMM (96.7 FM; KINGWOOD, WV; Owner: MARPAT CORPORATION)
  • WWPN (101.1 FM; WESTERNPORT, MD; Owner: ERNEST F. SANTMYIRE)
  • W204BA (88.7 FM; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: GRACE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WVPM (90.9 FM; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WROG (102.9 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: TSCHUDY RADIO, INC)
  • WFWM (91.9 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: FROSTBURG STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKGO (106.1 FM; CUMBERLAND, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WLIC (97.1 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: HE'S ALIVE, INC.)
  • WQWV (103.7 FM; FISHER, WV; Owner: MCGUIRE BROADCASTING, L.L.C.)
  • WDZN (100.1 FM; ROMNEY, WV; Owner: CHARTER EQUITIES, INC.)
  • WFSP-FM (107.7 FM; KINGWOOD, WV; Owner: WFSP, INC.)
  • WQZK-FM (94.1 FM; KEYSER, WV; Owner: STARCAST SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WOGG (94.9 FM; OLIVER, PA; Owner: KEYMARKET LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQZS (93.3 FM; MEYERSDALE, PA; Owner: ROGER WAHL)
  • WFRB-FM (105.3 FM; FROSTBURG, MD; Owner: WTBO-WKGO CORPORATION, L.L.C.)
  • WRIJ (106.9 FM; MASONTOWN, PA; Owner: HE'S ALIVE INC.)
  • WCBC-FM (107.1 FM; KEYSER, WV; Owner: PROSPERITAS BROADCASTING SYSTEM, L P)

TV broadcast stations around Oakland:

  • WGPT (Channel 36; OAKLAND, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WNPB-TV (Channel 24; MORGANTOWN, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
Oakland, Maryland:
  • Fatal accident count: 34
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 54
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 22
  • Fatalities: 42
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 91
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Maryland average:
  • Fatal accident count: 266
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 385
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 64
  • Fatalities: 286
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 689
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 93
See more detailed statistics of Oakland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 10
Total length: 21 meters (69ft)
Total costs: $741,000
Total average daily traffic: 22,349
Total average daily truck traffic: 773
Total future (year 2026) average daily traffic: 32,811

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 1
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 1
  • 1960-1969: 4
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 1
  • 1990-1999: 2
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Oakland, MD

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Oakland)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Oakland, MD)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 25 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 64 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Oakland)

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers: 4 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Oakland)
FAA Registered Aircraft: 18 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 11
  • Hazardous Condition: 1
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Oakland


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Oakland, MD
Businesses in Oakland, MD
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1Lowe's1
Arby's1MasterBrand Cabinets3
Burger King1McDonald's2
CVS1Nike2
Dairy Queen1Pizza Hut1
Dennys1Sears1
FedEx3Subway3
GameStop1Taco Bell1
Goodwill2U.S. Cellular1
H&R Block1UPS1
Lane Furniture1Walgreens1
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Terry L. Turner (3)
  • William H. Maley (2)
  • Gary Hardesty (1)
  • Dmitry Kubin (1)
  • Linda Mcclean (1)
  • Shawn L. Fike (1)
  • Terry Turner (1)
  • Larry Franklin Friend (1)
  • Stuart Mcclean (1)

Total of 11 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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