Oakland, KY Demographics


Population (year 2000): 260. Estimated population in July 2005: 255 (-1.9% change)
Males: 126 (48.5%), Females: 134 (51.5%)

Warren County

Zip code: 42159

Median resident age: 36.6 years
Median household income: $38,333 (year 2000)
Median house value: $88,800 (year 2000)

Races in Oakland:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.1%)
  • Black (11.5%)

Ancestries: United States (35.0%), English (10.0%), German (7.7%), Irish (5.8%), Scotch-Irish (3.8%).

Elevation: 579 feet

Land area: 1.4 square miles

Map of Oakland, KY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Oakland

  • High school or higher: 80.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 18.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.6%
  • Unemployed: 7.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 24.7 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oakland city

  • Never married: 22.9%
  • Now married: 60.5%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 7.3%
  • Divorced: 8.8%

0.0% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +28 (+12.1%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Oakland:

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Oakland:

Other public-use airports nearest to Oakland:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oakland:

  • WESTERN KENTUCKY UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; BOWLING GREEN, KY; Full-time enrollment: 12,806)
  • VOLUNTEER STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 48 miles; GALLATIN, TN; FT enrollment: 4,215)
  • ELIZABETHTOWN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 53 miles; ELIZABETHTOWN, KY; FT enrollment: 2,217)
  • VANDERBILT UNIVERSITY (about 70 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 9,823)
  • BELMONT UNIVERSITY (about 74 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 2,654)
  • DAVID LIPSCOMB UNIVERSITY (about 74 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 2,260)
  • TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 75 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 7,346)

Public primary/middle school in Oakland:

  • OAKLAND ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 251; Location: 2494 CHURCH ST; Grades: PK – 06)