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Population (year 2000): 30,966. Estimated population in July 2005: 31,713 (+2.4% change)
Males: 16,156 (52.2%), Females: 14,810 (47.8%)

Zip code:

Median resident age: 35.8 years
Median household income: $35,493 (year 2000)
Median house value: $120,400 (year 2000)

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Races in Oakland Park:

  • White Non-Hispanic (53.9%)
  • Black (22.6%)
  • Hispanic (17.9%)
  • Two or more races (4.6%)
  • Other race (4.5%)
  • Asian Indian (0.7%)
  • American Indian (0.6%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: West Indian (11.3%), German (10.4%), Irish (9.7%), Italian (8.1%), English (6.8%), United States (4.5%).

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Land area: 6.3 square miles

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For population 25 years and over in Oakland Park

  • High school or higher: 77.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 21.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.5%
  • Unemployed: 6.0%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oakland Park city

  • Never married: 35.6%
  • Now married: 39.6%
  • Separated: 4.3%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 15.2%

29.9% Foreign born (23.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +5,180 (+20.1%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lauderdale, FL Fort (2.8 miles pop. 152,397).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: FL Hialeah, (24.1 miles pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (1015.8 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Andrews Gardens, FL (1.0 miles North Lakes, FL (1.1 miles Twin Manors, FL (1.3 miles Wilton Lazy Lake, FL (1.4 miles) , Lauderdale, FL Fort (2.8 miles Island, FL (2.9 miles Rock Heights, FL (3.1 miles Golden FL (3.3 miles Lauderdale-by-the-Sea,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 5 buildings, average cost: $74,000
  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $157,000
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $143,200
  • 1999: 49 buildings, average cost: $93,600
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2001: 21 buildings, average cost: $84,000
  • 2002: 31 buildings, average cost: $118,200
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $174,700
  • 2004: 81 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 2005: 24 buildings, average cost: $173,800

Latitude: 26.18 N, Longitude: 80.14 W


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (13.6%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (12.7%), Retail trade (12.1%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (11.0%), Construction (10.2%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +6,564 (+21.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,563 (15.6%)


 

Crime in Oakland Park by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 4 2 2 6 2 1
    per 100,000 12.9 6.5 6.5 19.4 6.5 3.2
Rapes 14 13 18 8 15 25
    per 100,000 45.2 42.0 58.1 25.8 48.4 80.7
Robberies 123 96 104 81 83 168
    per 100,000 397.2 310.0 335.9 261.6 268.0 542.5
Assaults 205 203 130 143 179 201
    per 100,000 662.0 655.6 419.8 461.8 578.1 649.1
Burglaries 554 377 323 247 273 348
    per 100,000 1789.1 1217.5 1043.1 797.6 881.6 1123.8
Thefts 1,669 1,362 1,027 878 745 1,220
    per 100,000 5389.8 4398.4 3316.5 2835.4 2405.9 3939.8
Auto thefts 393 291 289 235 211 185
    per 100,000 1269.1 939.7 933.3 758.9 681.4 597.4
724.9 583.7 494.8 430.5 434.3 612.2


Average climate in Oakland Park, Florida

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Oakland

Oakland Park-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 6% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/23/1965, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.7 miles away from the Oakland Park city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/1/1980, a category 3 tornado 1.8 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 33 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.


Birthplace of: Chase Kulp - College football player (Jacksonville Dolphins).


Hospitals/medical centers near Oakland Park:
  • NORTH RIDGE MEDICAL CENTER (about 1 miles; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL)
  • ATLANTIC SHORES HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL)
  • HOLY CROSS HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Oakland Park:
  • FORT LAUDERDALE/HOLLYWOOD INTL (about 8 miles; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; ID: FLL)
  • MIAMI INTL (about 29 miles; MIAMI, FL; ID: MIA)
  • PALM BEACH INTL (about 34 miles; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; ID: PBI)
Other public-use airports nearest to Oakland Park:
  • FORT LAUDERDALE EXECUTIVE (about 2 miles; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; ID: FXE)
  • DOWNTOWN FORT LAUDERDALE (about 5 miles; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; ID: DT1)
  • POMPANO BEACH AIRPARK (about 5 miles; POMPANO BEACH, FL; ID: PMP)

Amtrak stations near Oakland Park:
  • 5 miles: FORT LAUDERDALE (200 SW 21ST TERRACE). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: DEERFIELD BEACH (1300 W. HILLSBORO BLVD.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: HOLLYWOOD (3001 HOLLYWOOD BLVD.). Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 80 $382,491 $57,373 0 $0
Water Supply 23 $60,276 $31,448 0 $0
Local Libraries 8 $24,029 $36,043 6 $8,327
Other and Unallocable 9 $28,069 $37,425 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 17 $44,698 $31,551 0 $0
Police - Other 31 $86,392 $33,442 8 $5,495
Firefighters 50 $225,002 $54,000 0 $0
Fire - Other 3 $7,696 $30,784 0 $0
Streets and Highways 13 $40,913 $37,765 0 $0
Financial Administration 28 $96,218 $41,236 0 $0
Other Government Administration 9 $39,684 $52,912 1 $1,685
Parks and Recreation 22 $60,385 $32,937 4 $3,720
Housing and Community Development(Local) 21 $79,525 $45,442 0 $0
Totals for Government 314 $1,175,377 $44,918 19 $19,226


College/University in Oakland Park:
  • ATI ENTERPRISES OF FLORIDA-ATI CAREER TRNG CTR (Full-time enrollment: 72; Location: 3501 NW 9TH AVE; Private, for-profit)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oakland Park:
  • KEISER COLLEGE (about 3 miles; Ft. Lauderdale, FL; Full-time enrollment: 2,879)
  • BROWARD COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 4 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 12,747)
  • ART INSTITUTE OF FORT LAUDERDALE (about 6 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 2,488)
  • NOVA SOUTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY (about 10 miles; FT LAUDERDALE, FL; FT enrollment: 12,554)
  • FLORIDA ATLANTIC UNIVERSITY-BOCA RATON (about 15 miles; BOCA RATON, FL; FT enrollment: 14,311)
  • BARRY UNIVERSITY (about 20 miles; MIAMI, FL; FT enrollment: 5,780)
  • MIAMI-DADE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 28 miles; MIAMI, FL; FT enrollment: 25,323)
Public high school in Oakland Park:
  • NORTHEAST HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 2,185; Location: 700 NE 56TH STREET; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Oakland Park:
  • JAMES S. RICKARDS MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 1,075; Location: 6000 NE 9TH AVENUE; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • OAKLAND PARK ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 687; Location: 936 NE 33RD STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LLOYD ESTATES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 643; Location: 750 NW 41 STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
Library in Oakland Park:
  • OAKLAND PARK LIBRARY (Operating income: $720,574; Location: 1298 N.E. 37 STREET; 42,511 books; 570 audio materials; 1,343 video materials; 106 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Oakland Park: Johns Siding Railroad Station (A), Shoppes of Oakland Forest (B), Tamarac Country Club (C), The Prado (D), Times Square (E), Valu Plaza (F), Fiveash Waterworks (G).

Shopping Centers: Lakes Mall (1), North Ridge Shopping Center (2), Oakland Park Shopping Center (3), Boulevard Shopping Center (4).

Churches in Oakland Park include: Church of Scientology Mission of Fort Lauderdale (A), Peace Church (B), Saint Henry Catholic Church (C), Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church (D), Sharing the Church of Jesus Christ (E), Calvary Baptist Church (F), Hope Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (G), Jones Memorial Chapel (H).

Lake: East Coral Lake (A).

Park in Oakland Park: John D Easterlin Park (1).


Oakland Park compared to Florida state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Oakland Park:
  • WEXY (1520 AM; 4 kW; WILTON MANORS, FL; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WFLL (1400 AM; 1 kW; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WSRF (1580 AM; 10 kW; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF FLORIDA, LLC)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WAVS (1170 AM; 5 kW; DAVIE, FL; Owner: RADIO WAVS, INC.)
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WLVJ (1040 AM; 25 kW; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL BOYNTON BEACH, INC.)
  • WSUA (1260 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WSUA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQBA (1140 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oakland Park:
  • WEDR (99.1 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WAFG (90.3 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: WESTMINSTER ACADEMY)
  • WBGG-FM (105.9 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHYI-FM (100.7 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKIS (99.9 FM; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: WKIS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRMA (106.7 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: WRMA LICENSING, INC.)
  • WLRN-FM (91.3 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI - DADE COUNTY, FL)
  • WFLC (97.3 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPYM (93.1 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO-MIAMI, LLC)
  • WHQT (105.1 FM; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WLVE (93.9 FM; MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMIB (103.5 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXJ (102.7 FM; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS CO. OF FLORIDA)
  • WPOW (96.5 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WPOW LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZTA (94.9 FM; MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLYF (101.5 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS CO. OF FLORIDA)
  • WXDJ (95.7 FM; NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: WXDJ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WEAT-FM (104.3 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRMF (97.9 FM; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: PBB LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXEL (90.7 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Oakland Park:
  • WHDT-LP (Channel 44; MIAMI, FL; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • W58BU (Channel 58; HALLANDALE, FL; Owner: NBC STATIONS MANAGEMENT,INC.)
  • WPPB-TV (Channel 63; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA)
  • WHFT-TV (Channel 45; MIAMI, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WPBT (Channel 2; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY TV FOUNDATION OF S. FLORIDA, INC.)
  • W24CA (Channel 24; MARATHON, FL; Owner: KEY COMMUNICATIONS OF TEXAS)
  • WSVN (Channel 7; MIAMI, FL; Owner: SUNBEAM TELEVISION CORP.)
  • WAMI-TV (Channel 69; HOLLYWOOD, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA MIAMI LLC)
  • WDLP-CA (Channel 21; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WSCV (Channel 51; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF FLORIDA LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLRN-TV (Channel 17; MIAMI, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI - DADE COUNTY, FL)
  • WPLG (Channel 10; MIAMI, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WLTV (Channel 23; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WLTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBFS-TV (Channel 33; MIAMI, FL; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF MIAMI INC.)
  • WPXM (Channel 35; MIAMI, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WLMF-LP (Channel 53; MIAMI, FL; Owner: PAGING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WBZL (Channel 39; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CHANNEL 39, INC.)
  • WPTV (Channel 5; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFLX (Channel 29; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WXEL-TV (Channel 42; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFUN-CA (Channel 48; MIAMI, ETC., FL; Owner: LOCALONE TEXAS, LTD.)
  • WPEC (Channel 12; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC)
  • WFGC (Channel 61; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY, INC.)
  • WTVJ (Channel 6; MIAMI, FL; Owner: NBC STATIONS MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WPXP (Channel 67; LAKE WORTH, FL; Owner: PAXSON WEST PALM BEACH LICENSE, INC.)

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