Oakwood, Illinois

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Population in 2017: 1,532 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +2.0%
 
Males: 721  (47.1%)
Females: 811  (52.9%)
Median resident age:

33.4 years
Illinois median age:

38.0 years

Zip codes: 61858.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,628 (it was $41,477 in 2000)
Oakwood:

$47,628
IL:

$62,992

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $24,500 (it was $18,655 in 2000)

Oakwood village income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $83,750 (it was $51,600 in 2000)
Oakwood:

$83,750
IL:

$195,300

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $103,689; detached houses: $106,312; townhouses or other attached units: $117,762; in 2-unit structures: $167,325; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $115,910; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $98,765; mobile homes: $42,793

Median gross rent in 2017: $684.

March 2019 cost of living index in Oakwood: 84.8 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 13.9%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 30.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Oakwood, IL (2010)
    • 1,53696.3%White alone
    • 301.9%Hispanic
    • 181.1%Two or more races
    • 70.4%Black alone
    • 20.1%Asian alone
    • 10.06%American Indian alone
    • 10.06%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Oakwood, Illinois as of February 26, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Oakwood is 415 to 1.


Crime rates in Oakwood by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

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)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(67.7)
2
(136.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(140.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(62.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(66.9)
1
(65.7)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(125.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
2
(130.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(204.6)
1
(68.7)
1
(69.4)
1
(70.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(194.6)
1
(65.4)
4
(263.2)
1
(66.9)
0
(0.0)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
4
(270.6)
7
(477.5)
3
(206.0)
6
(416.7)
4
(280.5)
7
(498.2)
5
(312.5)
2
(125.4)
7
(454.0)
4
(261.4)
8
(526.3)
6
(401.3)
5
(328.3)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
17
(1,150)
5
(341.1)
8
(549.5)
16
(1,111)
15
(1,052)
8
(569.4)
10
(625.0)
8
(501.6)
13
(843.1)
12
(784.3)
5
(328.9)
8
(535.1)
8
(525.3)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(68.7)
1
(69.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(62.7)
1
(64.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
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)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)119.1197.155.693.1187.957.784.484.0109.6102.0102.6116.496.5

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City-data.com crime index in Oakwood, IL

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.31
Illinois average:

2.09
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Ancestries: American (55.5%), German (5.8%), English (5.6%), Irish (4.5%), European (1.8%), Dutch (1.4%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 11/04/1903

Elevation: 645 feet

Land area: 0.90 square miles.

Population density: 1,703 people per square mile   (low).

Oakwood, Illinois map

17 residents are foreign born

This village:

1.0%
Illinois:

14.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,678 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $944 (1.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Champaign, IL (25.6 miles , pop. 67,518).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Indianapolis, IN (89.2 miles , pop. 781,870).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (119.7 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Muncie, IL (1.9 miles),
Catlin, IL (2.2 miles ),
Fithian, IL (2.3 miles ),
Fairmount, IL (2.3 miles ),
Tilton, IL (2.7 miles ),
Belgium, IL (2.8 miles ),
Danville, IL (2.9 miles ),
Westville, IL (3.0 miles )

Latitude: 40.11 N, Longitude: 87.78 W

Area code: 217

Distribution of median household income in Oakwood, IL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Oakwood, IL in 2017
Oakwood satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 2 buildings, average cost: $64,500
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $42,500
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $101,700
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $20,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $75,000
  • 2004: 2 buildings, average cost: $121,500
  • 2011: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2015: 1 building, cost: $201,500
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $208,900
Number of permits per 10,000 Oakwood, IL residents
Average permit cost in Oakwood, IL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

6.3%
Illinois:

4.5%
Most common industries in Oakwood, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (8.4%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Construction (4.7%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.7%)
  • Food (4.6%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (9.0%)
  • Machinery (7.0%)
  • Transportation equipment (5.9%)
  • Truck transportation (5.7%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.4%)
  • Food (5.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (14.9%)
  • Educational services (13.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.3%)
  • Food (4.1%)
  • Personal & laundry services (3.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.0%)
Most common occupations in Oakwood, IL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.8%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (11.1%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (9.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (5.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.9%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.6%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (9.6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.6%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.1%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4.1%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.5%)
  • Cashiers (3.5%)

Average climate in Oakwood, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI SO2 Ozone
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 51.9. This is significantly better than average.

City:

51.9
U.S.:

74.2
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2000 was 2.04. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

2.04
U.S.:

1.79
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 23.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.9
U.S.:

33.3

Tornado activity:

Oakwood-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 77% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/20/1976, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 7.9 miles away from the Oakwood village center injured 18 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 5.5 miles away from the village center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oakwood-area historical earthquake activity is near Illinois state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 115.0 miles away from Oakwood center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 89.5 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 147.0 miles away from Oakwood center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 113.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 106.5 miles away from Oakwood center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK) earthquake occurred 244.2 miles away from Oakwood 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 Vermilion County (9) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 4, Tornadoes: 4, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oakwood topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Oakwood:

  • VERMILION MANOR NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; DANVILLE, IL)
  • COLONIAL MANOR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; DANVILLE, IL)
  • DANVILLE POLYCLINIC, LTD. (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; DANVILLE, IL)
  • PROVENA HOME CARE DANVILLE (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; DANVILLE, IL)
  • PRESENCE UNITED SAMARITANS MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 8 miles away; DANVILLE, IL)
  • PROVENA HOSPICE (Hospital, about 8 miles away; DANVILLE, IL)
  • UNITED SAMARITANS MED CENTER-LOGAN (Hospital, about 8 miles away; DANVILLE, IL)

Amtrak station near Oakwood:

  • 8 miles: DANVILLE (MC DONALD'S, GILBERT ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oakwood:

  • Danville Area Community College (about 11 miles; Danville, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,229)
  • University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (about 25 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 47,528)
  • Parkland College (about 28 miles; Champaign, IL; FT enrollment: 7,326)
  • Eastern Illinois University (about 49 miles; Charleston, IL; FT enrollment: 9,414)
  • Indiana State University (about 49 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 10,925)
  • Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology (about 50 miles; Terre Haute, IN; FT enrollment: 2,123)
  • Purdue University-Main Campus (about 51 miles; West Lafayette, IN; FT enrollment: 38,271)

Public elementary/middle school in Oakwood:

See full list of schools located in Oakwood

Library in Oakwood:

  • OAKWOOD PUBLIC LIBRARY DISTRICT (Operating income: $165,220; Location: 110 EAST FINLEY STREET; 19,717 books; 1,219 audio materials; 1,023 video materials; 14 state licensed databases; 61 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Oakwood: Oakwood Public Library (A), Oakwood Fire Protection District (B), Oakwood Emergency Rescue Service (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Oakwood include: Oakwood First Evangelical Methodist Church (A), Oakwood United Methodist Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Fletcher Hitting Instruction (Amusement & Theme Parks; 9146 East 2100 North Road).

Vermilion 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
Illinois:

2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

66.4%
Whole state:

65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

8.4%
Whole state:

6.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Banks with branches in Oakwood (2011 data):

  • United Community Bank: at 106 South Oakwood Street, branch established on 1907/12/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $40.3 mil, Deposits: $36.1 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 2 total offices, Holding Company: Oakwood Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Oakwood:

Marital status in Oakwood, IL
  • Never married: 27.8%
  • Now married: 41.3%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 19.8%

For population 25 years and over in Oakwood:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.0%
  • Unemployed: 5.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 20.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.6
Illinois average:

12.2

Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Oakwood
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Oakwood, IL (based on Vermilion County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,20082
Mainline Protestant7,81742
Catholic3,8045
Black Protestant1,2858
Other5685
None50,951-
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: 16
Vermilion County:

1.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Here:

0.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Here:

5.05 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 52
Here:

6.41 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.5%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Vermilion County:

28.1%
State:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.8%
Illinois:

14.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

46.9%
State:

48.6%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

41.7%
Illinois:

45.7%

Average BMI:
Oakwood:

29.2
Illinois:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

24.6%
Illinois:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

12.1%
State:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Illinois:

6.8

Overweight people:
Oakwood:

36.2%
Illinois:

33.2%

General health condition:
Oakwood:

52.6%
Illinois:

55.4%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.0%
Illinois:

79.5%

More about Health and Nutrition of Oakwood, IL 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
Water Supply 3$13,224$52,8960$0
Sewerage 1$4,408$52,8960$0
Streets and Highways 1$4,408$52,8960$0
Health 0$0 32$825
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 20$2,076
Financial Administration 0$0 9$8,584
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 0$0
Police - Other 0$0 0$0
Police Protection - Officers 0$0 19$14,739
Totals for Government 5$22,040$52,89680$26,224

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

  • Current Operations - General - Other: $470,000 ($306.79)
    Financial Administration: $250,000 ($163.19)
    Water Utilities: $212,000 ($138.38)
    Sewerage: $153,000 ($99.87)
    Police Protection: $111,000 ($72.45)
    Regular Highways: $51,000 ($33.29)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $405,000 ($264.36)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $15,000 ($9.79)

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

  • Charges - Other: $358,000 ($233.68)
    Sewerage: $146,000 ($95.30)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $253,000 ($165.14)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $22,000 ($14.36)
    Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($4.57)
    Fines and Forfeits: $1,000 ($0.65)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $270,000 ($176.24)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $308,000 ($201.04)
    Highways: $46,000 ($30.03)
    Other: $23,000 ($15.01)
  • Tax - Public Utilities Sales: $31,000 ($20.23)
    Property: $9,000 ($5.87)
    Other License: $5,000 ($3.26)

Oakwood government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $300,000 ($195.82)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $270,000 ($176.24)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $30,000 ($19.58)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,812,000 ($1182.77)

3.62% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($35,122 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.62%
Illinois average:

4.69%

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 Champaign County, IL  0.71% ($42,804 average AGI)
from Cook County, IL  0.40% ($24,825)
from Iroquois County, IL  0.11% ($35,097)


4.55% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($39,084 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.55%
Illinois average:

5.50%

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 Champaign County, IL  0.86% ($42,775 average AGI)
to Cook County, IL  0.29% ($24,583)
to Fountain County, IN  0.17% ($43,959)
Businesses in Oakwood, IL
NameCountNameCount
McDonald's1U-Haul1
Subway1UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Oakwood:

  • WITY (980 AM; 1 kW; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: VERMILION BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WILL (580 AM; 5 kW; URBANA, IL; Owner: UNIV. OF ILLINOIS BOARD OF TRUSTEES)
  • WDAN (1490 AM; 1 kW; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: NEUHOFF BROADCASTING - DANVILLE, INC)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WBAA (920 AM; 5 kW; WEST LAFAYETTE, IN; Owner: PURDUE UNIVERSITY)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oakwood:

  • WXLS (99.1 FM; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: I.A.I. BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGNJ (89.3 FM; ST. JOSEPH, IL; Owner: GOOD NEWS RADIO, INC.)
  • WDNL (102.1 FM; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: NEUHOFF BROADCASTING - DANVILLE, INC)
  • WBGL (91.7 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS BIBLE INSTITUTE,INC)
  • W293AF (106.5 FM; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: TRUSTEES OF UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS)
  • WKIO (92.5 FM; URBANA, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WIXY (100.3 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WRHK (94.9 FM; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: NEUHOFF BROADCASTING - DANVILLE, INC)
  • WEVX (95.3 FM; RANTOUL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WKZS (103.1 FM; COVINGTON, IN; Owner: BENTON-WEATHERFORD BROADCASTING , INC., OF IN.)
  • WFOF (90.3 FM; COVINGTON, IN; Owner: DOXA, INCORP.)
  • WLRW (94.5 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF ILLINOIS, LLC)
  • WGKC (105.9 FM; MAHOMET, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WQQB (96.1 FM; RANTOUL, IL; Owner: AAA ENTERTAINMENT LICENSING LLC)
  • WHMS-FM (97.5 FM; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: D.W.S., INC.)
  • WSKL (92.9 FM; VEEDERSBURG, IN; Owner: ZONA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Oakwood:

  • WICD (Channel 15; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: WICD LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WCIA (Channel 3; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: NEXSTAR BROADCASTING OF CHAMPAIGN, L.L.C.)
  • W52BR (Channel 52; CHAMPAIGN-URBANA, IL; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • W31BX (Channel 31; DANVILLE, IL; Owner: WAND(TV) PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCCU (Channel 27; URBANA, IL; Owner: URBANA-CHAMPAIGN BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • W34CD (Channel 34; QUINCY, IL; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W58DA (Channel 58; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W32CM (Channel 32; CHAMPAIGN, IL; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)

Oakwood fatal accident list:

Feb 4, 2014 06:33 PM, Cr-1700n (Main St), Range Line Rd, Lat: 40.116339, Lon: -87.768681, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Nov 29, 1999 05:04 PM, Sr-517, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 31Number of bridges
  • 325ft / 99.3mTotal length
  • $4,114,000Total costs
  • 125,525Total average daily traffic
  • 36,693Total average daily truck traffic
  • 51,643Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Oakwood, IL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31900-1909
  • 11920-1929
  • 11950-1959
  • 141960-1969
  • 11970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 51990-1999
  • 12000-2009
  • 32010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Oakwood, IL

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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  • Lottie L Thompson, 22950 Broadway Ave. (Oakwoodil# 75017) (Lat: 40.107139 Lon: -87.754389), Type: 96.6, Overall height: 91.7 m, Registrant: American Towers, Inc, Schau-mburg, Phone: (847) 240-1508
  • Lottie L Thompson, 22950 Broadway Ave. (Oakwoodil# 75017) (Lat: 40.107139 Lon: -87.754389), Type: 96.6, Overall height: 91.7 m, Registrant: American Towers, Inc, Schau-mburg, Phone: (847) 240-1508
  • Christopher B Page, 22950 Broadway Ave. (Oakwoodil# 75017) (Lat: 40.107139 Lon: -87.754389), Type: 96.6, Overall height: 91.7 m, Registrant: American Towers, Inc, Schau-mburg, Phone: (847) 240-1508
  • Lottie L Thompson, 22950 Broadway Ave. (Oakwoodil# 75017) (Lat: 40.107139 Lon: -87.754389), Type: 96.6, Overall height: 91.7 m, Registrant: American Towers, Inc, Schau-mburg, Phone: (847) 240-1508
  • Lottie L Thompson, 22950 Broadway Ave. (Oakwoodil# 7 (Lat: 40.107139 Lon: -87.754389), Type: 96.6, Overall height: 91.7 m, Registrant: American Towers, Inc, Schau-mburg, Phone: (847) 240-1508
  • Anthony Lawson, 20294 Newtown Rd. (Lat: 40.166667 Lon: -87.769722), Type: 91.4, Structure height: 17183 m, Overall height: 91.4 m, Registrant: Acs Network Services, Anthony@acsnetserv.Net, , Oakwo-od, Phone: (217) 274-8757

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

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  • Middle Fork St Fish & Wildlife Area 7 1/2 Mi N (Lat: 40.220861 Lon: -87.761139), Call Sign: WNBW210,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.250 MHz, 151.280 MHz, 151.445 MHz, 159.300 MHz, 159.375 MHz, 159.420 MHz, Grant Date: 12/02/2014, Expiration Date: 02/27/2025, Registrant: Illinois State Police, 801 S 7th St - Csb Ste 300 Annex, Springfield, IL 62703, Phone: (217) 782-7347, Email:
  • OAKWOOD AMBULANCE, Lake Bluff & Oakwood St (Lat: 40.104194 Lon: -87.778083), Type: Tower, Structure height: 15.2 m, Overall height: 18.3 m, Call Sign: WQEM319,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.762 MHz, Grant Date: 02/04/2016, Expiration Date: 03/03/2026, Certifier: Ryan Allison, Registrant: Supreme Radio Communications, Inc., 4017 North Prospect Road, Peoria Heights, IL 61616, Phone: (309) 682-0831, Fax: (317) 351-4870, Email:
  • Lat: 40.183639 Lon: -87.732917, Call Sign: WQWZ302,
    Assigned Frequencies: 458.062 MHz, Grant Date: 01/05/2016, Expiration Date: 01/05/2026, Certifier: Cynthia Linton, Registrant: Supreme Radio Communications, Inc., 4017 N Prospect Road, Peoria Heights, IL 61616, Phone: (309) 682-0831, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • STATION, 7 Mi N Of (Lat: 40.178083 Lon: -87.748611), Structure height: 41.8 m, Overall height: 46.3 m, Call Sign: WNEK616,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6805.00 MHz, 6705.00 MHz, Grant Date: 12/03/1992, Expiration Date: 12/03/1997, Cancellation Date: 09/25/1997, Phone: (217) 424-6741
  • 2.0 Mi N (Lat: 40.147806 Lon: -87.772222), Overall height: 168.2 m, Call Sign: WPNF859,
    Assigned Frequencies: 946.000 MHz, Grant Date: 11/04/1988, Expiration Date: 12/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 09/08/2008, Registrant: Munn-Reese, Inc., 385 Airport Drive, Coldwater, MI 49036, Phone: (517) 278-7339

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

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  • 1 Mile East And 1/2 Mile South Of (Lat: 40.107250 Lon: -87.754167), Call Sign: KNKC415,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.840 MHz, Grant Date: 05/11/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 02/11/2003, Certifier: Paul H Kuzia, Registrant: Wilkinson Barker Knauer, LLP, 2300 N Street, N.W., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20037, Phone: (202) 783-4141, Fax: (202) 783-5851, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: KB9AEM, Licensee ID: L01348188, Grant Date: 12/06/2017, Expiration Date: 02/24/2028, Certifier: Jacob G Baker, Registrant: Jacob G Baker, Oakwood, IL 61858-0491
  • Call Sign: KB9LLF, Licensee ID: L01190470, Grant Date: 09/08/2006, Expiration Date: 09/01/2015, Cancellation Date: 09/02/2017, Certifier: Arlo J Raim, Registrant: Arlo J Raim, 11455 Kickapoo Park Rd, Oakwood, IL 61858-6227
  • Call Sign: KB9MYS, Licensee ID: L01104525, Grant Date: 01/08/2016, Expiration Date: 03/12/2026, Certifier: Rita J Baker, Registrant: Rita J Baker, Oakwood, IL 61858
  • Call Sign: KB9YKY, Licensee ID: L00301881, Grant Date: 11/23/2010, Expiration Date: 11/29/2020, Certifier: Joseph L Mc Kenzie, Registrant: Joseph L Mc Kenzie, 19202 N 900 E Rd, Oakwood, IL 61858
  • Call Sign: KB9YNC, Licensee ID: L00305306, Grant Date: 12/29/2010, Expiration Date: 12/12/2020, Certifier: Robert H Graves, Registrant: Robert H Graves, 18270 N 1000 E Rd, Oakwood, IL 61858
  • Call Sign: KC9HTS, Licensee ID: L01027910, Grant Date: 06/09/2005, Expiration Date: 06/09/2015, Cancellation Date: 06/10/2017, Certifier: Ronald W Fermon, Registrant: Ronald W Fermon, 247 Lee St, Oakwood, IL 61858
  • Call Sign: KC9VNC, Licensee ID: L01692992, Grant Date: 03/01/2012, Expiration Date: 03/01/2022, Certifier: Matthew P Thomas, Registrant: Matthew P Thomas, 18346 N 1000 E, Oakwood, IL 61858

FAA Registered Aircraft:

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  • Aircraft: AERONCA 7EC (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C65 SERIES (65 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 16BY , Serial Number: 47-826, Airworthiness Date: 10/19/1960, Certificate Issue Date: 03/19/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Robert L Young, 512 S Olmstead St # 228, Oakwood, IL 61858
  • Aircraft: YOUNG THORP T-18 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2377 , Serial Number: 16408488, Year manufactured: 1970, Airworthiness Date: 04/10/1981, Certificate Issue Date: 09/17/1970
    Registrant (Individual): Robert L Young, 512 S Olmstead St Box 228, Oakwood, IL 61858
  • Aircraft: RODGERS BRIAN D MINIMAX 1600R (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 447 (40 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 719BR , Serial Number: 11051966BDR, Year manufactured: 2017, Airworthiness Date: 11/09/2017, Certificate Issue Date: 03/20/2017
    Registrant (Individual): Brian D Rodgers, 637 Lucas Ln, Oakwood, IL 61858

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$107,240
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0108.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Oakwood, IL
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2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 25
  • Hazardous Condition: 8
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 3
Fire incident types in Oakwood, IL

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Oakwood, IL
Most common first names in Oakwood, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Charles2373.5 years
Mary2180.0 years
Robert2171.3 years
James1770.3 years
John1676.5 years
William1271.4 years
Frank1272.3 years
George1074.7 years
Thomas1071.0 years
Thelma882.8 years
Most common last names in Oakwood, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Fourez778.3 years
Kinney778.2 years
Smith763.1 years
Lomax784.7 years
Divan679.8 years
Williams675.4 years
Richter676.7 years
Davis676.8 years
Neff676.0 years
Wilson681.3 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Oakwood, IL
  • 73.1%Utility gas
  • 25.0%Electricity
  • 1.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Oakwood, IL
  • 62.2%Electricity
  • 31.9%Utility gas
  • 5.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Oakwood compared to Illinois state average:

  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below 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.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
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