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Oakland township, PA map Land area: 29.0 sq. mi.
Water area: 0.2 sq. mi.
Population: 1,565 (all rural)
Males: 791  (50.5%)
Females: 774  (49.5%)

Occupied houses/apartments: 1,565 (1,474 owner occupied, 91 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

6%
State:

29%


Races in Oakland township:

  • White Non-Hispanic: 98.6%
  • Black: 0.5%
  • American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.1%
  • Asian: 0.1%
  • Two or more races: 0.5%

Median age of males: 40.1
Median age of females: 39.3

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Average household size: 2.72

Oakland township:

2.7 people
Pennsylvania:

2.5 people

Average family size: 3.03

Estimated median household income in 2009: $48,516 ($39,293 in 1999)
This township:

$48,516
Pennsylvania:

$49,520

Median contract rent in 2009 for apartments: $471 (lower quartile is $415, upper quartile is $507)
Here:

$471
State:

$597

Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $98,957 (it was $67,900 in 2000)
Oakland township:

$98,957
Pennsylvania:

$164,700
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $61,153 - $140,921

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $161,912
Here:

$161,912
State:

$223,477

Mobile homes: $58,725
Here:

$58,725
State:

$35,442
Population density: 54 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

3.3%
Whole state:

11.0%

Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This township:

1.3%
Whole state:

5.1%

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Notable locations in this township outside city limits:

Notable locations in Oakland township: Speer Public Golf Course (A), Boyd Center Corners (B), Baums Corners (C), Oakland Corners (D), Camp Wil-Bee (E), Oakland Township Volunteer Fire Department Station 13 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Oakland township include: Trinity Church (A), Mount Carmel Church (B), Lamey Church (C), Bethel Church (D), Oakland Church (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: Lamey Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creeks: Little Sugar Creek (A), Prather Creek (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Oakland township: Twomile Run County Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

 

Number of foreign born residents: 16 (94% naturalized citizens)

Oakland township:  1.0%
State:  4.1%

79% of Oakland township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 76% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 58% lived in Pennsylvania.

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 1402
  • Northeast: 51
  • Midwest: 62
  • South: 24
  • West: 8

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses in 2000: $85,000

Oakland township, Pennsylvania satellite photo by USGS

Percentage of households with unmarried partners: 3.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)

  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 525
  • Two: 1
  • Mobile homes: 101
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 4

Median worth of mobile homes: $18,500


Housing units in Oakland township with a mortgage: 154 (18 second mortgage, 23 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 128

Year house built

  • 1999 to March 2000: 5
  • 1995 to 1998: 54
  • 1990 to 1994: 18
  • 1980 to 1989: 107
  • 1970 to 1979: 149
  • 1960 to 1969: 57
  • 1950 to 1959: 55
  • 1940 to 1949: 33
  • 1939 or earlier: 153

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Oakland township, Pennsylvania:

  • 1 room: 2
  • 2 rooms: 0
  • 3 rooms: 4
  • 4 rooms: 85
  • 5 rooms: 124
  • 6 rooms: 163
  • 7 rooms: 82
  • 8 rooms: 45
  • 9 or more rooms: 26

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Oakland township, Pennsylvania:

  • 1 room: 2
  • 2 rooms: 3
  • 3 rooms: 0
  • 4 rooms: 10
  • 5 rooms: 9
  • 6 rooms: 12
  • 7 rooms: 4
  • 8 rooms: 2
  • 9 or more rooms: 2

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Oakland township:

  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 16
  • 2 bedrooms: 133
  • 3 bedrooms: 313
  • 4 bedrooms: 63
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 4

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Oakland township:

  • no bedroom: 2
  • 1 bedroom: 5
  • 2 bedrooms: 16
  • 3 bedrooms: 19
  • 4 bedrooms: 2
  • 5 or more bedrooms: 0

Cars and other vehicles available in Oakland township in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • no vehicle: 17
  • 1 vehicle: 146
  • 2 vehicles: 250
  • 3 vehicles: 89
  • 4 vehicles: 23
  • 5 or more vehicles: 6

Cars and other vehicles available in Oakland township in renter-occupied apartments

  • no vehicle: 4
  • 1 vehicle: 16
  • 2 vehicles: 18
  • 3 vehicles: 6
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5 or more vehicles: 0

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

Most common industries for males (%):



  • Metal and metal products (19%)
  • Construction (9%)
  • Machinery (7%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Truck transportation (4%)
  • Other transportation, and support activities, and couriers (3%)
  • Plastics and rubber products (3%)

Most common industries for females (%):



  • Health care (21%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Construction (5%)
  • Food and beverage stores (4%)

Most common occupations for males (%)



  • Metal workers and plastic workers (13%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (8%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)

Most common occupations for females (%)



  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (8%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Registered nurses (5%)
  • Health technologists and technicians (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

Class of Workers

Most common first ancestries reported in Oakland township:

  • German (35.0%)
  • United States or American (16.0%)
  • English (10.0%)
  • Irish (9.4%)
  • Polish (6.8%)
  • Italian (3.6%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.4%)

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents:

  • Korea (44%)
  • Austria (19%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (19%)
  • Germany (13%)

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 618 (84%)
  • Carpooled: 68 (9%)
  • Walked: 17 (2%)
  • Other means: 5 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 29 (4%)

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (44%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (21%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (17%)
  • Wood (10%)
  • Electricity (7%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

99.3% of residents of Oakland township speak English at home.
0.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (100% speak English very well).
0.3% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (60% speak English very well, 40% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (100% speak English well).

Household type by relationship:

Households: 1,565
  • In family households: 1,443 (415 male householders, 53 female householders)
    418 spouses, 497 children (442 natural, 17 adopted, 38 stepchildren), 12 grandchildren, 3 brothers or sisters, 8 parents, 9 other relatives, 28 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 122 (69 male householders (54 living alone)), 38 female householders (38 living alone)), 15 nonrelatives

Size of family households: 208 2-persons, 98 3-persons, 104 4-persons, 38 5-persons, 18 6-persons, 2 7-or-more-persons,

Size of nonfamily households: 92 1-person, 15 2-persons,

321 married couples with children.
39 single-parent households (11 men, 28 women).


Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 17
Here:

9.0%
Pennsylvania:

16.0%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 6
Here:

6.1%
Pennsylvania:

13.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 0
Here:

0.0%
Pennsylvania:

37.3%

Educational Attainment (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


Year Householders Moved Into Unit in Oakland township:

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