For population 25 years and over in Oakland:
For population 15 years and over in Oakland town:
32 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Janesville, WI (21.2 miles , pop. 59,498).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Madison, WI (22.5 miles , pop. 208,054).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (103.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: Lake Ripley, WI (1.3 miles ), Cambridge, WI (1.7 miles ), Rockdale, WI (1.9 miles ), Sumner, WI (2.4 miles ), Lake Mills, WI (2.5 miles ), Christiana, WI (2.5 miles ), Deerfield, WI (2.6 miles ), Lake Mills, WI (2.6 miles ).
Latitude: 42.99 N, Longitude: 88.97 W
Unemployment in August 2012:
Work and jobs in Oakland: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Oakland, Wisconsin
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Oakland-area historical tornado activity is above Wisconsin state average. It is 148% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/7/1984, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 34.5 miles away from the Oakland town center killed 9 people and injured 200 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
On 4/27/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 30.1 miles away from the town center killed one person and injured 14 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Oakland-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Wisconsin state average. It is 100% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 90.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Jefferson County (11) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 8, Floods: 7, Tornadoes: 3, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Oakland:
Amtrak station near Oakland:
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oakland:
(lower is better)
Air Quality Index (AQI)
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2005 was 0.00432. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 21.3 miles away from the city center.
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.220. This is significantly better than average. There were 25 monitors within city limits.
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 15.4. This is significantly worse than average. There were 17 monitors within city limits.
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 19.4. This is significantly better than average. There were 34 monitors within city limits.
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.3. This is about 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.
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
Oakland compared to Wisconsin state average:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
Religion statistics for Oakland (based on Jefferson County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 76.99%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 16
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 31
Number of full-service restaurants: 73
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
7.60% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,953 average adjusted gross income)
0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($73 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($36,525 average adjusted gross income)
0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($153 average AGI)
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
Strongest AM radio stations in Oakland:
Strongest FM radio stations in Oakland:
TV broadcast stations around Oakland:
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:2
Total of 1 patent application in 2008-2013.