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Population in 2012: 12,873 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +3.3%
 

Males: 6,392  (49.7%)
Females: 6,481  (50.3%)

Median resident age:  42.8 years
New Jersey median age:  41.5 years

Zip codes: 07436.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $113,965 (it was $86,629 in 2000)
Oakland:

$113,965
NJ:

$69,667
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $42,786

Oakland borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $440,695 (it was $245,400 in 2000)
Oakland:

$440,695
NJ:

$311,600
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $566,787; Detached houses: $566,831; Townhouses or other attached units: $650,609; In 2-unit structures: $351,204; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $383,766; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $383,766

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,563.

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  • White alone - 11,303 (88.6%)
  • Hispanic - 751 (5.9%)
  • Asian alone - 492 (3.9%)
  • Two or more races - 120 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 75 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 12 (0.09%)
  • Other race alone - 10 (0.08%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Oakland: 123.2 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (18.8%), Italian (18.7%), German (14.9%), Polish (6.4%), English (4.4%), Russian (3.0%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1902

Land area: 8.60 square miles.

Population density: 1,496 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Oakland:

  • High school or higher: 94.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 51.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 20.3%
  • Unemployed: 7.6%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oakland borough:

  • Never married: 24.4%
  • Now married: 61.4%
  • Separated: 1.2%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 8.1%

1,129 residents are foreign born (3.8% Europe, 2.5% Asia).

This borough:  8.8%
New Jersey:  21.2%



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Oakland, New Jersey as of September 30, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Oakland to the number of sex offenders is 6,437 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $10,001 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $9,229 (2.3%)

Oakland satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wayne, NJ (6.0 miles , pop. 54,069).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (20.5 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (28.0 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Franklin Lakes borough, NJ (1.4 miles ), Wanaque borough, NJ (1.7 miles ), Pompton Lakes borough, NJ (1.8 miles ), Wyckoff, NJ (2.1 miles ), Riverdale borough, NJ (2.2 miles ), Ringwood borough, NJ (2.2 miles ), Bloomingdale borough, NJ (2.2 miles ), Ramsey borough, NJ (2.3 miles ).

Latitude: 41.03 N, Longitude: 74.24 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +714 (+5.6%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 976 (15.9%)

Area code: 201

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Crime rates in Oakland by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0100000000000
per 100,000 0.08.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0001010000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.07.50.07.30.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 0101111011100
per 100,000 0.08.00.07.57.37.37.30.07.47.57.40.00.0
Assaults 4588770634328
per 100,000 30.839.862.959.951.151.00.044.522.329.922.315.662.0
Burglaries 252327159151361217162016
per 100,000 192.5183.0212.2112.365.6109.295.244.589.2126.9118.9156.3124.0
Thefts 1051039311696891148089911206488
per 100,000 808.7819.4730.8868.5700.2647.9834.9592.7661.5679.1891.9500.2682.2
Auto thefts 1484521154165
per 100,000 7.731.862.929.936.514.67.37.437.229.97.446.938.8
Arson 2331203001100
per 100,000 15.423.923.67.514.60.022.00.00.07.57.40.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 54.977.764.468.150.055.344.737.944.248.753.539.553.7

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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: 31 (25 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.94
New Jersey average:

3.38

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Oakland, New Jersey accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.6%
New Jersey:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +495 (+4.1%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Educational services (18%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Manufacturing (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6%)
  • Top executives (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (4%)
  • Computer specialists (4%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)

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

Average climate in Oakland, New Jersey

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Tornado activity:

Oakland-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Jersey state average. It is 1% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.0 miles away from the Oakland borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/14/1988, a category F3 tornado 24.1 miles away from the borough center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oakland-area historical earthquake activity is above New Jersey state average. It is 79% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 54.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/9/1992 at 08:50:45, a magnitude 3.1 (3.0 LG, 3.1 MD, Depth: 4.9 mi) earthquake occurred 46.4 miles away from Oakland center
On 10/28/1991 at 20:58:26, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 34.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bergen County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Heavy Rains: 4, Hurricanes: 3, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Other: 2 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oakland topographic map

Birthplace of: Chuck Barris - Comedian, Mike Teel - Football player.

Main business address for: RUSS BERRIE & CO INC (DOLLS & STUFFED TOYS), DEWEY ELECTRONICS CORP (ORDNANCE & ACCESSORIES, (NO VEHICLES/GUIDED MISSILES)).


Hospital/medical center in Oakland:

  • OAKLAND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 20 BREAKNECK ROAD)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Oakland:

  • OAK RIDGE NURSIMG CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WAYNE, NJ)
  • OAK RIDGE REHABILITATION AND NC (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WAYNE, NJ)
  • ADVANCED CARE CENTER AT LAKEVIEW (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WAYNE, NJ)

Political contributions by individuals in Oakland, NJ

Amtrak station near Oakland:

  • 19 miles: YONKERS (FOOT OF DOCK ST. & WELLS AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website: OAKLAND-NJ.ORG

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oakland:

  • Ramapo College of New Jersey (about 5 miles; Mahwah, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 5,230)
  • William Paterson University of New Jersey (about 7 miles; Wayne, NJ; FT enrollment: 8,076)
  • Passaic County Community College (about 9 miles; Paterson, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,885)
  • Bergen Community College (about 10 miles; Paramus, NJ; FT enrollment: 9,303)
  • Berkeley College (about 10 miles; West Paterson, NJ; FT enrollment: 3,123)
  • Rockland Community College (about 11 miles; Suffern, NY; FT enrollment: 4,686)
  • Montclair State University (about 13 miles; Montclair, NJ; FT enrollment: 13,192)

Public high school in Oakland:

Private high school in Oakland:

  • BARNSTABLE ACADEMY (Students: 127; Location: 8 WRIGHT WAY; Grades: 5 - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Oakland:

Private elementary/middle schools in Oakland:

  • OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP-EARLY CHILDHOOD (Students: 175; Location: 7 LOYOLA PL; Grades: PK - KG)
  • APPLE MONTESSORI SCHOOL (Students: 121; Location: 192 RAMAPO VALLEY RD; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ST ALBANS PRESCHOOL (Students: 110; Location: 1 CHURCH LN; Grades: PK - TK)
  • KRADLE 2 KINDERGARTEN (Students: 102; Location: 95 BAUER DR; Grades: PK - KG)
  • THE NEW JERSEY JAPANESE SCHOOL (Students: 82; Location: 117 FRANKLIN AVE; Grades: 1 - 9)
See full list of schools located in Oakland, map of school districts: OAKLAND BOROUGH, RAMAPO-INDIAN HILL REG

Library in Oakland:

  • OAKLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $887,614; Location: 2 MUNICIPAL PLAZA; 54,981 books; 1,720 audio materials; 2,503 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 82 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Under private school, the Gerrard Berman Day School-Solomon Schechter goes from nursery (2year olds) to 8th grade.

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Notable locations in Oakland: Camp Tamarack (A), Camp Todd (B), Oakland First Aid Squad (C), Oakland Volunteer Fire Department Station 3 (D), Oakland Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (E), Oakland Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Oakland: Ponds Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Lakes and reservoirs: Smith Pond (A), Todd Lake (B), Lake Tamarack (C), Crystal Lake (D), Mirror Lake (E), Caille Lake (F), Ramapo Lake (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pond Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

 
Bergen 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
(lower is better)
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
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.97. This is better than average. There were 10 monitors within city limits.
City:

1.97
U.S.:

2.43

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

OAKLAND WATER DEPT (Population served: 12000, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-31-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between MAR-2004 and JUN-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2004), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-08-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUN-08-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-20-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-08-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-08-2005), St Admin Penalty assessed (SEP-20-2005), St Compliance achieved (SEP-21-2005)
  • Monitoring and Reporting Stage 1 - Between JAN-2004 and MAR-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2004), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-08-2005), St Public Notif requested (JUN-08-2005), St Formal NOV issued (JUN-20-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-08-2005), St Public Notif received (JUL-08-2005)
  • PN Violation for NPDWR Violation - Between JAN-01-2004 and JUL-08-2005, Contaminant: Public Notice. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUN-20-2005), St Compliance achieved (JUL-08-2005)
  • 48 regular monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 3.3%
(3.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Black residents, 2.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 21.4% for other race residents, 6.2% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This borough:  2.9 people
New Jersey:  2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  82.3%
Whole state:  69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  3.4%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Oakland, NJ

197 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
11 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

People in group quarters in Oakland in 2000:

  • 184 people in nursing homes
  • 34 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Oakland compared to New Jersey state average:

Oakland, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Median house value above 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.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Oakland (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Oakland Branch at 15 Yawpo Avenue, branch established on 1969/07/11; Long Hill Branch at 3 Post Road, branch established on 1974/10/21. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Valley National Bank: 350 Ramapo Valley Road Branch at 350 Ramapo Valley Road, branch established on 1905/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $14,186.7 mil, Deposits: $9,715.7 mil, headquarters in Wayne, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 219 total offices, Holding Company: Valley National Bancorp
  • Saddle River Valley Bank: 3 Allerman Road Branch at 3 Allerman Road, branch established on 2009/01/28. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $120.2 mil, Deposits: $105.9 mil, headquarters in Saddle River, NJ, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Oakland Branch at 345 Ramapo Valley Road, branch established on 1958/04/12. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Hudson City Savings Bank: Oakland Branch at 379 Ramapo Valley Road, branch established on 1976/09/18. Info updated 2012/01/09: Bank assets: $45,373.6 mil, Deposits: $25,645.6 mil, headquarters in Paramus, NJ, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices
  • Columbia Bank: Oakland Branch at 413 Ramapo Valley Road, branch established on 2009/03/09. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $4,478.2 mil, Deposits: $2,795.4 mil, headquarters in Fair Lawn, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 44 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Oakland Branch at 160 Ramapo Valley Road, branch established on 2007/09/29. 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:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (10%)
  • Electricity (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)

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Religion statistics for Oakland borough (based on Bergen County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 75.12%
Here75.1%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents72.1%12.6%1.6%1.5%1.4%
Congregations16.3%13.1%7.8%7.0%7.8%
NameReformed Church in AmericaEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaArmenian Apostolic Church/Catholicossate EtchmiadzinMuslim EstimateOther
Adherents1.4%1.3%1.1%1.0%6.2%
Congregations6.2%6.0%0.4%0.8%34.7%
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: 258
Bergen County:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
Bergen County:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 134
This county:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 95
Bergen County:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 718
Here:

8.07 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.0%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bergen County:

19.6%
State:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Bergen County:

17.9%
State:

18.0%

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 7$29,136$49,9472$6,155
Other Government Administration 6$28,915$57,8307$3,602
Judicial and Legal 2$7,173$43,0384$9,485
Police Protection - Officers 23$224,889$117,3330$0
Police - Other 6$22,919$45,83822$11,816
Fire - Other 0$0 2$3,556
Streets and Highways 11$62,796$68,5050$0
Welfare 1$3,002$36,0242$1,098
Health 1$4,103$49,2361$230
Solid Waste Management 1$5,314$63,7680$0
Sewerage 1$7,074$84,8880$0
Parks and Recreation 3$11,429$45,7160$0
Natural Resources 0$0 1$111
Water Supply 5$23,672$56,8130$0
Local Libraries 8$30,925$46,38812$7,455
Other and Unallocable 1$4,058$48,6966$7,691
Totals for Government 76$465,405$73,48559$51,199

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $959,000 ($74.50)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $2,620,000 ($203.53)
    General - Other: $1,798,000 ($139.67)
    Water Utilities: $1,306,000 ($101.45)
    Regular Highways: $768,000 ($59.66)
    Solid Waste Management: $652,000 ($50.65)
    Financial Administration: $579,000 ($44.98)
    Libraries: $576,000 ($44.74)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $325,000 ($25.25)
    Sewerage: $308,000 ($23.93)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $253,000 ($19.65)
    Parks & Recreation: $218,000 ($16.93)
    General Public Buildings: $211,000 ($16.39)
    Central Staff Services: $200,000 ($15.54)
    Health Services - Other: $183,000 ($14.22)
    Fire Protection: $141,000 ($10.95)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $301,000 ($23.38)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $133,000 ($10.33)
    Regular Highways: $19,000 ($1.48)
    Libraries: $14,000 ($1.09)
    Parks & Recreation: $10,000 ($0.78)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $4,175,000 ($324.32)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $72,000 ($5.59)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $227,000 ($17.63)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $38,000 ($2.95)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $328,000 ($25.48)
    Interest Earnings: $253,000 ($19.65)
    Rents: $37,000 ($2.87)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,411,000 ($109.61)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,738,000 ($135.01)
    All Other: $164,000 ($12.74)
  • Tax - Property: $8,085,000 ($628.06)
    NEC: $310,000 ($24.08)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $1,770,000 ($137.50)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $5,510,000 ($428.03)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $4,780,000 ($371.32)
    Full Faith & Credit - Water Utilities: $1,605,000 ($124.68)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $730,000 ($56.71)
    Water Utilities: $165,000 ($12.82)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $3,000,000 ($233.05)
    Beginning: $2,000,000 ($155.36)

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

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $417,000 ($32.39)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $5,500,000 ($427.25)

5.27% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($66,093 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.27%
New Jersey average:

6.12%

0.15% of residents moved from foreign countries ($835 average AGI)
Bergen County:

0.15%
New Jersey average:

0.14%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Hudson County, NJ  0.87% ($60,674 average AGI)
from Passaic County, NJ  0.71% ($48,422)
from New York County, NY  0.43% ($100,747)


6.26% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($73,760 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.26%
New Jersey average:

6.89%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,197 average AGI)
Bergen County:

0.10%
New Jersey average:

0.09%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Passaic County, NJ  0.81% ($54,598 average AGI)
to Hudson County, NJ  0.59% ($56,352)
to New York County, NY  0.37% ($97,508)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oakland:

  • WVNJ (1160 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVERSAL B/CASTING OF NEW YORK,INC.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oakland:

  • WPSC-FM (88.7 FM; WAYNE, NJ; Owner: WILLIAM PATERSON COLLEGE OF N. J.)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WMSC (90.3 FM; UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)

TV broadcast stations around Oakland:

  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WMBC-TV (Channel 63; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


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: 11
Total length: 50 meters (164ft)
Total average daily traffic: 487,899
Total average daily truck traffic: 40,522

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1960-1969: 1
  • 1970-1979: 2
  • 1980-1989: 0
  • 1990-1999: 7
  • 2000-2009: 1
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Oakland, NJ


FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Richard Byrne, 1 Thornton Rd (Storage Tank) (Lat: 41.008250 Lon: -74.247972), Type: 44.1, Overall height: 41 m
    Registrant: 9196535710, Afry@towerco.Com, 5000 VALLEYSTONE DRIVE, SUITE 200
  • Richard Byrne, 1 Thornton Rd (Storage Tank) (Lat: 41.008250 Lon: -74.247972), Type: 44.1, Overall height: 41 m
    Registrant: 9196535710, Afry@towerco.Com, 5000 VALLEYSTONE DRIVE, SUITE 200
  • Richard Byrne, 1 Thornton Rd (Storage Tank) (Lat: 41.008250 Lon: -74.247972), Type: 47.2, Overall height: 47.2 m
    Registrant: 9196535710, Afry@towerco.Com, 5000 VALLEYSTONE DRIVE, SUITE 200
  • Richard Byrne, 1 Thornton Rd (Storage Tank) (Lat: 41.008250 Lon: -74.247972), Type: 47.2, Overall height: 47.2 m
    Registrant: 9196535710, Afry@towerco.Com, 5000 VALLEYSTONE DRIVE, SUITE 200
  • Edward G Roach, 1 Thornton Rd (Storage Tank) (Lat: 41.008250 Lon: -74.247972), Type: 47.2, Structure height: 34003 m, Overall height: 47.2 m
    Registrant: 5619957670, Eroach@sbasite.Com, 5900 BROKEN SOUND PKWY NW

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Oakland, NJ)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED31$380,16193$349,484486$309,87922$154,5458$215,2500$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$390,5008$316,00036$289,2782$150,0001$162,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$433,1676$501,833134$361,24615$174,8003$204,3331$290,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$390,42910$360,10081$327,0253$133,3333$286,6670$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$05$439,40042$345,3102$45,0000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0391.00 , 0392.00, 0393.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED24$337,3756$380,167
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$408,1006$402,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$181,0002$413,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$383,0001$522,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$501,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0391.00 , 0392.00, 0393.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 70
  • Hazardous Condition: 66
  • Good Intent Call: 3

Incident types - Oakland


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Oakland, NJ
Businesses in Oakland, NJ
NameCountNameCount
Baskin-Robbins1Payless1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Staples1
Dunkin Donuts1Starbucks1
FedEx4T-Mobile1
GNC1Taco Bell1
KFC1UPS4
MasterBrand Cabinets1Walgreens1
Browse common businesses in Oakland, NJ


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