For population 25 years and over in Oakland:
For population 15 years and over in Oakland town:
157 residents are foreign born (0.3% Africa, 0.3% Europe).
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $753 (0.5%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (26.7 miles , pop. 650,100).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (449.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).
Nearest cities: Hickory Withe, TN (1.9 miles ), Gallaway, TN (3.0 miles ), Somerville, TN (3.0 miles ), Williston, TN (3.1 miles ), Arlington, TN (3.1 miles ), Braden, TN (3.3 miles ), Fisherville, TN (3.5 miles ), Lakeland, TN (3.5 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 35.23 N, Longitude: 89.52 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 901
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Oakland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 18 (18 officers).
Work and jobs in Oakland: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Oakland, Tennessee
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Oakland-area historical tornado activity is above Tennessee state average. It is 195% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 15.4 miles away from the Oakland town center killed 16 people and injured 74 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 3/21/1952, a category F4 tornado 30.5 miles away from the town center killed 38 people and injured 157 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Oakland-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 52% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 53.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 94.1 miles away from Oakland center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 55.7 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 60.3 miles away from the city center
On 11/29/1996 at 05:41:33, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 12.6 mi) earthquake occurred 53.1 miles away from Oakland center
On 5/1/2005 at 12:37:32, a magnitude 4.2 (4.1 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.0 mi) earthquake occurred 54.8 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 Fayette County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 1
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 6, Winds: 5, Floods: 4, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Oakland:
Airports located in Oakland:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oakland:
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Public elementary/middle schools in Oakland:
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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 2005 was 18.6. This is 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:OAKLAND WATER DEPT (Population served: 5997, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 5.5%
(5.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.1% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Oakland compared to Tennessee state average:
Banks with branches in Oakland (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Oakland (based on Fayette County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.05%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
11.09% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($51,170 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.75% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($35,699 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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Oakland fatal accident list:
Apr 15, 2009 02:45 PM, Us-Sr15, Lat: 35.21873333, Lon: -89.62108889, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 13, 2009 10:45 AM, Us-Sr15, Lat: 35.2207, Lon: -89.61205556, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 6, 2006 06:25 PM, Us-Sr15, Bellgrove Rd, Lat: 35.228567, Lon: -89.548431, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Oct 31, 2000 05:39 PM, Murrellst, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 16, 1975 04:40 PM, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 1 meters (3ft)
Total average daily traffic: 5,290
Total average daily truck traffic: 401
Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic: 8,464
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:59 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Oakland)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:2
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:49 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Oakland)
FAA Registered Aircraft:10 (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, TN
Total of 18 patent applications in 2008-2013.