Oakland, Tennessee

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Population in 2017: 7,909 (96% urban, 4% rural).
Population change since 2000: +518.4%
Males: 3,778  (47.8%)
Females: 4,131  (52.2%)
Median resident age:

35.4 years
Tennessee median age:

38.6 years

Zip codes: 38060, 38068.

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Estimated median household income in 2017: $78,135 (it was $51,823 in 2000)
Oakland:

$78,135
TN:

$51,340

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $35,779 (it was $19,365 in 2000)

Oakland town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $185,939 (it was $121,600 in 2000)
Oakland:

$185,939
TN:

$167,500

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,467.

March 2019 cost of living index in Oakland: 87.9 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 4.7%
(5.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 5.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Oakland, TN (2010)
    • 5,44382.2%White alone
    • 90113.6%Black alone
    • 1442.2%Hispanic
    • 661.0%Asian alone
    • 510.8%Two or more races
    • 150.2%American Indian alone
    • 30.05%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Tennessee and other state lists, there were 7 registered sex offenders living in Oakland, Tennessee as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Oakland is 1,055 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Oakland by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.4)
2
(24.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(29.9)
1
(14.3)
2
(27.7)
1
(13.3)
1
(13.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(175.4)
10
(400.0)
8
(209.4)
4
(82.9)
2
(34.5)
4
(68.1)
6
(89.8)
3
(44.8)
6
(86.0)
4
(55.3)
4
(53.4)
3
(39.1)
7
(88.8)
1
(12.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
7
(409.4)
11
(440.0)
2
(52.3)
6
(124.4)
0
(0.0)
16
(272.2)
4
(59.9)
8
(119.5)
9
(129.0)
13
(179.8)
7
(93.4)
7
(91.3)
5
(63.4)
9
(111.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
54
(3,158)
55
(2,200)
63
(1,649)
26
(538.9)
14
(241.7)
107
(1,820)
60
(897.8)
66
(985.8)
50
(716.7)
54
(747.0)
82
(1,094)
67
(873.5)
55
(697.6)
77
(949.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(117.0)
8
(320.0)
7
(183.2)
3
(62.2)
2
(34.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.9)
2
(28.7)
2
(27.7)
2
(26.7)
1
(13.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)199.4224.4126.158.019.3105.570.096.873.064.067.154.170.468.0

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City-data.com crime index in Oakland, TN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 20 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.22
Tennessee average:

2.56
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Oakland, TN City Guides:

Ancestries: American (15.7%), English (14.0%), Irish (11.8%), European (9.0%), German (5.4%), Scotch-Irish (1.5%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1919

Land area: 3.60 square miles.

Population density: 2,195 people per square mile   (low).

Oakland, Tennessee map

173 residents are foreign born (1.0% Latin America, 0.7% Europe, 0.2% Africa).

This town:

2.3%
Tennessee:

5.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $829 (0.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $840 (0.4%)

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 )

Latitude: 35.23 N, Longitude: 89.52 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 901

Distribution of median household income in Oakland, TN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Oakland, TN in 2017
Oakland satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2003: 111 buildings, average cost: $130,400
  • 2004: 342 buildings, average cost: $130,800
  • 2005: 355 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2006: 335 buildings, average cost: $157,800
  • 2007: 327 buildings, average cost: $167,500
  • 2008: 93 buildings, average cost: $174,300
  • 2009: 47 buildings, average cost: $182,300
  • 2010: 62 buildings, average cost: $1,500,000
  • 2011: 63 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2012: 109 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2013: 103 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2014: 99 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2015: 101 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2016: 122 buildings, average cost: $200,000
  • 2017: 109 buildings, average cost: $200,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Oakland, TN residents
Average permit cost in Oakland, TN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.5%
Tennessee:

3.3%
Most common industries in Oakland, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (14.0%)
  • Construction (8.6%)
  • Educational services (5.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.0%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Social assistance (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (15.5%)
  • Food (6.3%)
  • Public administration (6.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.8%)
  • Truck transportation (4.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Motor vehicles, parts & supplies merchant wholesalers (4.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (25.6%)
  • Educational services (9.8%)
  • Social assistance (7.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.4%)
Most common occupations in Oakland, TN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Registered nurses (3.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (2.8%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.6%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (3.8%)
  • Accountants and auditors (3.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (11.8%)
  • Registered nurses (6.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.7%)
  • Child care workers (5.5%)
  • Customer service representatives (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.3%)

Average climate in Oakland, Tennessee

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Oakland, Tennessee environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.4. This is about average.

City:

68.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.233. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.233
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.4. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.4
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.395. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.395
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.4. This is about average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.4
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.10. This is about average. Closest monitor was 19.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.10
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Oakland-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Tennessee state average. It is 99% 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 near Tennessee state average. It is 74% 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 Oakland 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 the city 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 Oakland center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 134.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 240.7 miles away from Oakland 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
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Fayette County (11) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 1

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Tornadoes: 7, Winds: 6, Floods: 5, Winter Storms: 2, Flash Flood: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oakland topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Oakland:

  • WHERE THE HEART IS INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; EADS, TN)
  • METHODIST HEALTHCARE FAYETTE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 9 miles away; SOMERVILLE, TN)
  • NHC HEALTHCARE, SOMERVILLE (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; SOMERVILLE, TN)
  • GALLAWAY HEALTH AND REHAB (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GALLAWAY, TN)
  • LAYTON W WATSON NH (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GALLAWAY, TN)
  • ARLINGTON DEVELOPMENTAL CENTER (Hospital, about 11 miles away; ARLINGTON, TN)
  • LAKESIDE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SYSTEM (Hospital, about 15 miles away; MEMPHIS, TN)

Airports located in Oakland:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oakland:

  • Rhodes College (about 28 miles; Memphis, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,052)
  • University of Memphis (about 28 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 30 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 8,043)
  • Union University (about 49 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 4,051)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 50 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)
  • Jackson State Community College (about 51 miles; Jackson, TN; FT enrollment: 2,958)
  • Dyersburg State Community College (about 58 miles; Dyersburg, TN; FT enrollment: 2,211)

Public elementary/middle schools in Oakland:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Oakland: Oakland Fire Department (A), Oakland City Hall (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

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

Cemeteries: Wilson Cemetery (1), Oakland Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotel: Days Inn (6805 Highway 64).

Fayette County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

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

  • OAKLAND WATER DEPT (Population served: 10,728, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.7 people
Tennessee:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

80.0%
Whole state:

67.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

4.4%
Whole state:

5.8%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Banks with branches in Oakland (2011 data):

  • The Fort Sill National Bank: Fsnb - Oakland Branch at 105 Chickasaw Ridge Drive, branch established on 2008/03/07. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $369.8 mil, Deposits: $324.4 mil, headquarters in Fort Sill, OK, positive income, 71 total offices, Holding Company: Jrmb Ii, Inc
  • BancorpSouth Bank: Chickasaw Ridge Branch at 6800 Highway 64, branch established on 2008/10/20. Info updated 2007/07/18: Bank assets: $12,990.3 mil, Deposits: $10,863.8 mil, headquarters in Tupelo, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 271 total offices, Holding Company: Bancorpsouth, Inc.
  • Peoples State Bank of Commerce: Peoples State Bank Of Commerce Mortg at 6280 Highway 64, branch established on 2009/09/29. Info updated 2011/03/25: Bank assets: $225.2 mil, Deposits: $199.4 mil, headquarters in Nolensville, TN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Commerce Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Alliance Bank: Oakland Branch at 5960 Highway 64, branch established on 2007/04/20. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $126.8 mil, Deposits: $102.2 mil, headquarters in Cordova, TN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: First Alliance Bancshares, Inc.
  • The Farmers Bank of Lynchburg: Oakland Deposit Bank Branch at 6280 Highway 64, branch established on 1905/03/05. Info updated 2010/06/01: Bank assets: $158.8 mil, Deposits: $150.5 mil, headquarters in Lynchburg, TN, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Farmers Bancorp, Inc.
  • The Bank of Fayette County: Oaklnad Branch at 200 Chickasaw Ridge, Suite 25, branch established on 2010/02/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $307.8 mil, Deposits: $253.8 mil, headquarters in Moscow, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Moscow Bancshares, Inc.
  • First Citizens National Bank: Oakland Branch at 7285 Highway 64, branch established on 2004/06/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,053.2 mil, Deposits: $856.0 mil, headquarters in Dyersburg, TN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 19 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Oakland:

Marital status in Oakland, TN
  • Never married: 20.5%
  • Now married: 67.1%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 4.4%
  • Divorced: 7.6%

For population 25 years and over in Oakland:

  • High school or higher: 92.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 25.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.8%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 35.6 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.5
Tennessee average:

11.6

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Oakland
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Oakland, TN (based on Fayette County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant8,09340
Black Protestant2,22117
Mainline Protestant1,88220
Catholic9001
Other4582
None24,859-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Here:

1.08 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

1.99 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Fayette County:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Tennessee:

0.65 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
This county:

4.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.16 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 19
This county:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.56 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Fayette County:

11.1%
Tennessee:

11.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Fayette County:

33.8%
Tennessee:

30.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.5%
Tennessee:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.1%
State:

48.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

43.0%
State:

44.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.5
Tennessee:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
Oakland:

20.7%
Tennessee:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Oakland:

11.4%
State:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.7
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

32.2%
Tennessee:

33.9%

General health condition:
Here:

55.8%
Tennessee:

54.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

80.1%
Tennessee:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Oakland, TN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 20$65,171$39,1030$0
Other Government Administration 11$27,520$30,0220$0
Water Supply 6$14,419$28,8380$0
Sewerage 5$16,948$40,6750$0
Firefighters 4$13,312$39,9360$0
Police - Other 2$5,832$34,9920$0
Parks and Recreation 1$3,122$37,4640$0
Streets and Highways 1$2,480$29,7600$0
Financial Administration 1$2,887$34,6440$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 2$1,400
Totals for Government 51$151,691$35,6922$1,400

Oakland government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $616,000 ($77.89)
    Solid Waste Management: $462,000 ($58.41)
    Central Staff Services: $258,000 ($32.62)
    Local Fire Protection: $88,000 ($11.13)
    Parks and Recreation: $43,000 ($5.44)
    Financial Administration: $32,000 ($4.05)

Oakland government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $258,000 ($32.62)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $869,000 ($109.87)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $910,000 ($115.06)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $3,250,000 ($410.92)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $441,000 ($55.76)
    Other Selective Sales: $218,000 ($27.56)
    Alcoholic Beverage Sales: $149,000 ($18.84)
    Property: $140,000 ($17.70)
    Public Utilities Sales: $20,000 ($2.53)

Oakland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $999,000 ($126.31)

8.10% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($71,953 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.10%
Tennessee average:

7.15%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Shelby County, TN  4.85% ($83,148 average AGI)
from Hardeman County, TN  0.38% ($35,817)
from DeSoto County, MS  0.23% ($47,333)


6.64% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($60,583 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.64%
Tennessee average:

6.65%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Shelby County, TN  3.32% ($56,639 average AGI)
to Hardeman County, TN  0.27% ($28,262)
to DeSoto County, MS  0.24% ($87,054)
Businesses in Oakland, TN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1Maurices1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Baskin-Robbins1Rue211
Curves1SONIC Drive-In1
Days Inn1Subway2
Domino's Pizza1Taco Bell1
FedEx2U-Haul1
H&R Block1UPS1
KFC1Walgreens1
Kroger1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Oakland:

  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPLX (1170 AM; 10 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMC (790 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WREC (600 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHBQ (560 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WOWW (1430 AM; 3 kW; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WLRM (1380 AM; 3 kW; MILLINGTON, TN; Owner: WORLD OVERCOMERS OUTREACH MINISTRIES)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oakland:

  • WSRR-FM (98.1 FM; MILLINGTON, TN; Owner: KOOL BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WEGR (102.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGKX (105.9 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: KIX BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRVR-FM (104.5 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMC-FM (99.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WMPS (107.5 FM; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKNO-FM (91.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • WQOX (88.5 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS CITY SCHOOLS)
  • WYPL (89.3 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MEMPHIS/SHELBY COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY & INFO CNTR.)
  • WEVL (89.9 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATION VOLUNTEERS, INC.)
  • WUMR (91.7 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: THE UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS)
  • WKVF (94.9 FM; BYHALIA, MS; Owner: EDUCATIONAL MEDIA FOUNDATION)
  • WMBZ (94.1 FM; GERMANTOWN, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WMFS (92.9 FM; BARTLETT, TN; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF ILLINOIS)
  • WHRK (97.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KJMS (101.1 FM; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Oakland:

  • WMC-TV (Channel 5; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: RAYCOM AMERICA, INC.)
  • WLMT (Channel 30; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WPTY-TV (Channel 24; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WREG-TV (Channel 3; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WPXX-TV (Channel 50; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKNO (Channel 10; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: MID-SOUTH PUBLIC COMMUNICATIONS FOUNDATION)
  • WHBQ-TV (Channel 13; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • W57CG (Channel 57; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • WBUY (Channel 40; HOLLY SPRINGS, MS; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W67CV (Channel 67; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: GEORGE S. FLINN, JR.)
  • WBXP-CA (Channel 44; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: THE BOX WORLDWIDE LLC)
  • WJRJ-LP (Channel 59; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)

Oakland fatal accident list:

Oct 21, 2016 11:30 PM, Sr-194 Oakland Dr, Lat: 35.216069, Lon: -89.517581, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Apr 15, 2009 02:45 PM, Us-Sr15, Lat: 35.218733, Lon: -89.621089, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 13, 2009 10:45 AM, Us-Sr15, Lat: 35.220700, Lon: -89.612056, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
May 6, 2006 06:25 PM, Us-Sr15, Bellgrove Rd, Lat: 35.228570, Lon: -89.548430, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Oct 31, 2000 05:39 PM, Murrellst, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Pedestrians: 2, Fatalities: 1
Feb 16, 1976 04:40 PM, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Feb 16, 1975 04:40 PM, Vehicles: 3, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 28Number of bridges
  • 187ft / 56.6mTotal length
  • $4,373,000Total costs
  • 78,120Total average daily traffic
  • 6,786Total average daily truck traffic
  • 127,504Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
New bridges in Oakland, TN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 41990-1999
  • 32000-2009
  • 62010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Oakland, TN

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

75 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Oakland)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

3
  • Lat: 35.235250 Lon: -89.515333, Call Sign: WQQN269, Licensee ID: L01733214,
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.525 MHz, 457.550 MHz, 457.575 MHz, 457.600 MHz, Grant Date: 01/31/2013, Expiration Date: 01/31/2023, Certifier: John Lisman, Registrant: Oakland Golf Properties, 220 Fair Oaks Drive, Oakland, TN 38060, Phone: (901) 466-1445
  • D4 FB2T, Lat: 35.250000 Lon: -89.500000, Call Sign: WQQT747,
    Assigned Frequencies: 854.412 MHz, Grant Date: 02/28/2013, Expiration Date: 02/28/2023, Certifier: Stephen Philyaw, Registrant: Tennessee Dept. Of Safety, 225 Ezell Pike, Nashville, TN 37217, Phone: (615) 365-1620, Fax: (615) 360-8033, Email:
  • Oakland, E Tate Drive (Lat: 35.227556 Lon: -89.495472), Type: Tank, Structure height: 45.7 m, Overall height: 51.8 m, Call Sign: WQWG518,
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.762 MHz, 453.437 MHz, Grant Date: 08/14/2015, Expiration Date: 08/14/2025, Certifier: Bobby Riles, Registrant: Area Wide Communications, Medina, TN 38355, Phone: (731) 783-5380, Fax: (731) 783-3317, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • STATION, 5.5 Mi Nw Of (Lat: 35.262306 Lon: -89.622278), Overall height: 73.2 m, Call Sign: KZG65,
    Assigned Frequencies: 1875.00 MHz, 1885.00 MHz, Grant Date: 11/29/1994, Expiration Date: 11/29/1999, Cancellation Date: 11/21/1995, Phone: (713) 245-1303

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 60. The highest number of fires - 97 took place in 2010, and the least - 1 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Oakland, TN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (50.9%), and Structure Fires (36.4%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Oakland, TN
    • 52150.9%Outside Fires
    • 37236.4%Structure Fires
    • 797.7%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 515.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Oakland, TN
Most common first names in Oakland, TN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2971.6 years
John2070.1 years
Mary1977.1 years
William1967.0 years
Robert1671.8 years
Joe1175.4 years
George1165.7 years
Willie1182.2 years
Virginia871.5 years
Thomas871.5 years
Most common last names in Oakland, TN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1666.8 years
Jones1575.4 years
Harris1477.7 years
Smith1380.7 years
Person1383.6 years
Williams1177.2 years
Murrell977.4 years
Bowers981.8 years
Kee972.7 years
Pierce880.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Oakland, TN
  • 78.2%Utility gas
  • 21.1%Electricity
  • 0.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Oakland, TN
  • 69.1%Electricity
  • 30.9%Utility gas


Oakland compared to Tennessee state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Oakland on our top lists:

  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 10,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #66 on the list of "Top 100 fastest growing cities from 2000 to 2014"
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