Oaks, Missouri

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Population in 2019: 134 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -1.5%
 
Males: 55  (41.2%)
Females: 79  (58.8%)
Median resident age:

47.9 years
Missouri median age:

38.9 years

Zip code: 64118

Estimated median household income in 2019: $108,976 (it was $72,500 in 2000)
Oaks:

$108,976
MO:

$57,409

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $42,711 (it was $26,823 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $237,893 (it was $155,600 in 2000)
Oaks:

$237,893
MO:

$168,000

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $260,957; detached houses: $261,618

Median gross rent in 2019: $1,445.

March 2019 cost of living index in Oaks: 88.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2019: 10.1%
(10.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 9.5% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 22.2% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Oaks, MO (2019)
    • 10266.7%White alone
    • 4529.4%Hispanic
    • 53.3%Two or more races
    • 10.7%Asian alone
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Ancestries: German (14.7%), American (11.8%), European (11.8%), English (8.8%), Scotch-Irish (7.4%), Irish (4.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1952

Elevation: 982 feet

Land area: 0.10 square miles.

Population density: 1,408 people per square mile   (low).

Oaks, Missouri map

9 residents are foreign born (4.6% Latin America, 1.3% Europe).

This village:

5.9%
Missouri:

4.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2019: $2,797 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2019: $2,696 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Kansas City, KS (8.4 miles , pop. 146,866).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (8.4 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (405.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Oakwood, MO (0.4 miles),
Oakwood Park, MO (0.7 miles),
Oakview, MO (0.9 miles ),
Gladstone, MO (1.1 miles ),
Northmoor, MO (1.4 miles ),
Houston Lake, MO (1.7 miles ),
Riverside, MO (1.8 miles ),
Avondale, MO (1.8 miles )

Latitude: 39.20 N, Longitude: 94.57 W

Distribution of median household income in Oaks, MO in 2019
Distribution of house value in Oaks, MO in 2019

Oaks satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.5%
Missouri:

3.9%
Population change in the 1990s: +5 (+3.8%).
Most common industries in Oaks, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (15.5%)
  • Educational services (14.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (9.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.9%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (8.5%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (5.6%)
  • Public administration (5.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (19.0%)
  • Educational services (14.3%)
  • Public administration (9.5%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (7.1%)
  • Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (4.8%)
  • Metal & metal products (4.8%)
  • Food (4.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Finance & insurance (17.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (13.8%)
  • Pharmacies & drug stores (13.8%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (13.8%)
  • Educational services (13.8%)
  • Real estate & rental & leasing (10.3%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (6.9%)
Most common occupations in Oaks, MO (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (12.7%)
  • Cashiers (11.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (8.5%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (5.6%)
  • Judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers (5.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.6%)
  • Other financial specialists (4.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (16.7%)
  • Teachers, secondary school (9.5%)
  • Judges, magistrates, and other judicial workers (9.5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (9.5%)
  • Top executives (4.8%)
  • Life, physical, and social science technicians (4.8%)
  • Operations specialties managers, except financial managers (4.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (27.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (13.8%)
  • Other financial specialists (10.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (10.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (10.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.9%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (6.9%)

Average climate in Oaks, Missouri

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Oaks, Missouri average temperatures Oaks, Missouri average precipitation Oaks, Missouri humidity Oaks, Missouri wind speed Oaks, Missouri snowfall Oaks, Missouri sunshine Oaks, Missouri clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 88.6. This is about average.

City:

88.6
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.223. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.223
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 10.6. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

10.6
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.745. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.745
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.6
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 22.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

22.5
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.38. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.38
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Oaks-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Missouri state average. It is 102% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 17.6 miles away from the Oaks village center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 5/4/2003, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 5.3 miles away from the village center killed 2 people and injured 30 people and caused $48 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oaks-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Missouri state average. It is 488% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/3/2016 at 12:02:44, a magnitude 5.8 (5.8 MW, Depth: 3.5 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 230.9 miles away from the city center
On 11/6/2011 at 03:53:10, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MW, Depth: 3.2 mi) earthquake occurred 280.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/12/2014 at 21:40:00, a magnitude 4.9 (4.9 MW, Depth: 2.5 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 212.5 miles away from the city center
On 11/7/2016 at 01:44:24, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MW, Depth: 2.8 mi) earthquake occurred 253.2 miles away from Oaks center
On 2/13/2016 at 17:07:06, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MW, Depth: 5.2 mi) earthquake occurred 293.4 miles away from Oaks center
On 1/19/2020 at 19:08:42, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 200.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Clay County (24) is greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 17, Storms: 14, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 3, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oaks topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Oaks:

  • WOODBINE HEALTHCARE AND REHABILITATION CENTRE (Nursing Home, about 2 miles away; GLADSTONE, MO)
  • CARE ALTERNATIVES OF MISSOURI LLC (Hospital, about 2 miles away; KANSAS CITY, MO)
  • KENDALLWOOD HOSPICE COMPANY (Hospital, about 3 miles away; RIVERSIDE, MO)
  • CLAYVIEW HOME HEALTH SERVICES, INC (Home Health Center, about 3 miles away; KANSAS CITY, MO)
  • CHERRY HILLS COMMUNITY AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; KANSAS CITY, MO)
  • BISHOP SPENCER PLACE, INC, THE (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; KANSAS CITY, MO)
  • DSI - KANSAS CITY RENAL CENTER (Dialysis Facility, about 3 miles away; KANSAS CITY, MO)

Amtrak stations near Oaks:

  • 8 miles: KANSAS CITY (2200 MAIN ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.
  • 11 miles: INDEPENDENCE (600 S. GRAND AVE.) . Services: free short-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oaks:

  • Park University (about 6 miles; Parkville, MO; Full-time enrollment: 9,131)
  • Grantham University (about 7 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 8,385)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Kansas City (about 9 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 12,834)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 11 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 4,718)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 12 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 10,544)
  • Rockhurst University (about 12 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 2,013)
  • Wright Career College (about 19 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 3,107)

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Clay County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This village:

2.4 people
Missouri:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

79.6%
Whole state:

65.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

0.0%
Whole state:

6.7%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Oaks:

Marital status in Oaks, MO
  • Never married: 18.9%
  • Now married: 69.8%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 7.2%

For population 25 years and over in Oaks:

  • High school or higher: 99.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 50.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 27.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2019
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2019
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.2
Missouri average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Oaks, MO (based on Clay County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant55,953140
Catholic23,5119
Mainline Protestant20,19341
Other5,45423
Black Protestant1251
Orthodox441
None116,659-
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: 33
Clay County:

1.56 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
Clay County:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 6
Clay County:

0.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.60 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 66
Clay County:

3.12 / 10,000 pop.
Missouri:

4.34 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 135
Clay County:

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.37 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Clay County:

7.9%
Missouri:

8.8%
Adult obesity rate:
Clay County:

30.5%
Missouri:

29.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

12.2%
Missouri:

13.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Oaks:

62.0%
Missouri:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Oaks:

64.5%
Missouri:

48.6%

Average BMI:
Oaks:

27.3
Missouri:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Oaks:

16.6%
Missouri:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

5.7%
Missouri:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.1
Missouri:

6.8

Overweight people:
Oaks:

33.6%
Missouri:

34.3%

General health condition:
Oaks:

67.6%
Missouri:

57.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Oaks:

82.4%
Missouri:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Oaks, MO Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$243
Totals for Government 0$0 1$243

Oaks government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $25,000 ($186.57)
    Local Fire Protection: $20,000 ($149.25)
    General - Other: $1,000 ($7.46)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,000 ($14.93)

Oaks government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $10,000 ($74.63)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $6,000 ($44.78)
  • Tax - Property: $22,000 ($164.18)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $5,000 ($37.31)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,000 ($37.31)

Oaks government finances - Cash and Securities in 2017 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $49,000 ($365.67)

9.14% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($49,523 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.14%
Missouri average:

7.04%

0.28% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,818 average AGI)
Clay County:

0.28%
Missouri average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Jackson County, MO  2.26% ($44,314 average AGI)
from Platte County, MO  1.65% ($51,706)
from Johnson County, KS  0.56% ($62,830)


7.77% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($54,515 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.77%
Missouri average:

7.16%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($494 average AGI)
Clay County:

0.03%
Missouri average:

0.05%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Jackson County, MO  1.93% ($43,300 average AGI)
to Platte County, MO  1.60% ($64,171)
to Johnson County, KS  0.47% ($64,452)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oaks:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KPHN (1190 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • KMBZ (980 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KGGN (890 AM; daytime; 1 kW; GLADSTONE, MO; Owner: MORTENSON BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KCNW (1380 AM; 3 kW; FAIRWAY, KS; Owner: KANSAS CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KCKN (1340 AM; 1 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KKLO (1410 AM; 5 kW; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: CHARA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oaks:

  • KZPL (97.3 FM; LEE'S SUMMIT, MO; Owner: UNION FIRST BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • KCMO-FM (94.9 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFKF-FM (94.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KSRC (102.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WDAF-FM (106.5 FM; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KUDL (98.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBEQ-FM (104.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO SUBSIDIARY OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KCUR-FM (89.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CURATORS OF UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI)
  • KQRC-FM (98.9 FM; LEAVENWORTH, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KRBZ (96.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KYYS (99.7 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KLJC (88.5 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CALVARY BIBLE COLLEGE)
  • KMXV (93.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • KPRS (103.3 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: CARTER BROADCAST GROUP, INC.)
  • KKFI (90.1 FM; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MID-COAST RADIO PROJECT, INC.)
  • KCFX (101.1 FM; HARRISONVILLE, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KMJK (107.3 FM; LEXINGTON, MO; Owner: ALLUR-KANSAS CITY, INC.)
  • KWJC (91.9 FM; LIBERTY, MO; Owner: WILLIAM JEWELL COLLEGE)
  • KCCV-FM (92.3 FM; OLATHE, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KKJO-FM (105.5 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: EAGLE RADIO, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Oaks:

  • KMBC-TV (Channel 9; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KMBC HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KCTV (Channel 5; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: MEREDITH CORPORATION)
  • KCWE (Channel 29; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KCWE-TV, INC.)
  • KCPT (Channel 19; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PUBLIC TELEVISION 19, INC.)
  • KSHB-TV (Channel 41; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KSMO-TV (Channel 62; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: KSMO LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WDAF-TV (Channel 4; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WDAF LICENSE, INC.)
  • K48FS (Channel 48; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KPXE (Channel 50; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: PAXSON KANSAS CITY LICENSE, INC.)
  • KMCI (Channel 38; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • K35CT (Channel 35; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • K26CR (Channel 26; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTAJ (Channel 16; ST. JOSEPH, MO; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 11Number of bridges
  • 92ft / 27.6mTotal length
  • 269,436Total average daily traffic
  • 16,818Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Oaks, MO - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 101950-1959
  • 11960-1969
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Oaks, MO
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Oaks, MO
  • 88.9%Utility gas
  • 6.7%Electricity
  • 4.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Oaks, MO
  • 50.0%Utility gas
  • 50.0%Electricity


Oaks compared to Missouri state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly above state average.
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