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Population (year 2000): 12,466. Estimated population in July 2005: 13,645 (+9.5% change)
Males: 6,090 (48.9%), Females: 6,376 (51.1%)

Median resident age: 38.9 years
Median household income: $86,629 (year 2000)
Median house value: $245,300 (year 2000)

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Races in Oakland:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.8%)
  • Hispanic (3.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.0%)
  • Black (0.8%)
  • Asian Indian (0.8%)
  • Other race (0.7%)
  • Chinese (0.6%)
  • Korean (0.5%)

Ancestries: Italian (26.7%), Irish (21.2%), German (18.1%), Polish (9.3%), English (8.5%), Dutch (5.4%).

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Land area: 8.6 square miles

Oakland,

For population 25 years and over in Oakland

  • High school or higher: 92.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 41.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 14.8%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 31.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oakland borough

  • Never married: 18.1%
  • Now married: 68.8%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 6.0%
  • Divorced: 6.2%

9.2% Foreign born (4.4% Europe, 2.6% Asia, 1.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +495 (+4.1%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: NJ Wayne, (6.1 miles pop. 54,069).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NJ Newark, (20.6 miles pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: York, NY New (31.4 miles pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Lakes, NJ (2.4 miles Franklin NJ (3.7 miles Wanaque, Lakes, NJ (3.9 miles Pompton NJ Ringwood, (4.9 miles NJ (5.3 miles Wyckoff, NJ (5.7 miles Riverdale, Haledon, NJ (5.9 miles North NJ Wayne, (6.1 miles

Latitude: 41.03 N, Longitude: 74.24 W

Area code: 201


Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.8%), Retail trade (13.9%), Manufacturing (11.8%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (11.5%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -248 (-2.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,107 (16.9%)


 

Crime in Oakland by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 0 0 1 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 8.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 0 0 0 0 1 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 8.0 0.0
Robberies 3 0 1 0 1 1
    per 100,000 24.1 0.0 8.0 0.0 8.0 8.0
Assaults 5 4 5 8 8 7
    per 100,000 40.1 32.1 40.1 64.2 64.2 56.2
Burglaries 17 25 23 27 15 9
    per 100,000 136.4 200.5 184.5 216.6 120.3 72.2
Thefts 94 105 103 93 116 96
    per 100,000 754.1 842.3 826.2 746.0 930.5 770.1
Auto thefts 2 1 4 8 4 5
    per 100,000 16.0 8.0 32.1 64.2 32.1 40.1
56.2 54.8 67.0 63.0 66.7 52.7


Average climate in Oakland, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Oakland,

Oakland-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 31% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 24.0 miles away from the Oakland city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/14/1988, a category 3 tornado 26.3 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Main business address for: RUSS BERRIE & CO INC (DOLLS & STUFFED TOYS), DEWEY ELECTRONICS CORP (ORDNANCE & ACCESSORIES, (NO VEHICLES/GUIDED MISSILES)).


Hospitals/medical centers near Oakland:
  • RAMAPO RIDGE PSYCH HOSP (about 6 miles; WYCKOFF, NJ)
  • WAYNE GENERAL HOSPITAL (about 6 miles; WAYNE, NJ)
  • CHILTON MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; POMPTON PLAINS, NJ)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Oakland:
  • TETERBORO (about 18 miles; TETERBORO, NJ; ID: TEB)
  • NEWARK LIBERTY INTL (about 25 miles; NEWARK, NJ; ID: EWR)
  • PORT AUTH-DWNTN-MANHATTAN/WALL ST (about 28 miles; NEW YORK, NY; ID: JRB)
Other public-use airports nearest to Oakland:
  • LINCOLN PARK (about 8 miles; LINCOLN PARK, NJ; ID: N07)
  • GREENWOOD LAKE (about 9 miles; WEST MILFORD, NJ; ID: 4N1)
  • ESSEX COUNTY (about 12 miles; CALDWELL, NJ; ID: CDW)

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
Health 1 $3,095 $37,140 2 $2,856
Welfare 1 $2,584 $31,008 2 $1,439
Streets and Highways 15 $52,228 $41,782 0 $0
Correction 0 $0   1 $66
Firefighters 0 $0   2 $3,077
Police - Other 5 $16,288 $39,091 34 $11,291
Police Protection - Officers 29 $169,847 $70,281 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 2 $5,965 $35,790 4 $7,815
Other Government Administration 5 $20,820 $49,968 7 $2,916
Financial Administration 7 $23,331 $39,996 2 $4,889
Other and Unallocable 1 $3,093 $37,116 7 $6,770
Local Libraries 9 $26,701 $35,601 7 $3,115
Water Supply 5 $24,374 $58,497 0 $0
Natural Resources 0 $0   1 $66
Parks and Recreation 3 $10,156 $40,624 2 $195
Sewerage 1 $5,159 $61,908 0 $0
Solid Waste Management 0 $0   1 $1,539
Totals for Government 84 $363,641 $51,948 72 $46,036


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oakland:
  • WILLIAM PATERSON UNIVERSITY OF NEW JERSEY (about 6 miles; WAYNE, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 8,017)
  • RAMAPO COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY (about 7 miles; MAHWAH, NJ; FT enrollment: 4,076)
  • PASSAIC COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 9 miles; PATERSON, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,452)
  • ROCKLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; SUFFERN, NY; FT enrollment: 4,409)
  • BERGEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 13 miles; PARAMUS, NJ; FT enrollment: 7,733)
  • MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ; FT enrollment: 10,226)
  • FAIRLEIGH DICKINSON UNIVERSITY-ALL CAMPUSES (about 19 miles; TEANECK, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,482)
Public high school in Oakland:
  • INDIAN HILLS HIGH (Students: 920; Location: 97 YAWPO AVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Oakland:
  • VALLEY MIDDLE (Students: 558; Location: 71 OAK ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • MANITO (Students: 415; Location: 111 MANITO AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • HEIGHTS (Students: 372; Location: 114 SEMINOLE AVE; Grades: KG - 05)
  • DOGWOOD HILL (Students: 311; Location: 25 DOGWOOD DR; Grades: KG - 05)
Private primary/middle schools in Oakland:
  • OUR LADY OF PERPETUAL HELP EAR (Students: 161; Location: PURDUE - FRANKLIN AVES; Grades: PK - KG)
  • GERRARD BERMAN DAY SCHOOL SOLO (Students: 150; Location: 45 SPRUCE ST; Grades: PK - 7)
  • CHILDRENS DISCOVERY CENTER (Students: 110; Location: 95 BAUER DRIVE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • ST ALBANS PRESCHOOL (Students: 86; Location: 1 CHURCH LANE; Grades: PK - KG)
  • THE NEW JERSEY JAPANESE SCHOOL (Students: 82; Location: 117 FRANKLIN AVENUE; Grades: 1 - 9)
Library in Oakland:
  • OAKLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $598,912; Location: MUNICIPAL PLAZA; 55,722 books; 2,550 audio materials; 1,348 video materials; 145 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Oakland: Camp Tamarack (A), Camp Todd (B).

Church in Oakland: Ponds Church (A).

Cemetery: Ponds Cemetery (1).

Lakes and reservoirs: Smith Pond (A), Ramapo Lake (B), Todd Lake (C), Caille Lake (D), Crystal Lake (E), Mirror Lake (F), Lake Tamarack (G).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pond Brook (A).


Oakland compared to New Jersey state average:
  • Median household income significantly above state average.
  • Median house value significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Oakland:
  • WVNJ (1160 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVERSAL B/CASTING OF NEW YORK,INC.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oakland:
  • WPSC-FM (88.7 FM; WAYNE, NJ; Owner: WILLIAM PATERSON COLLEGE OF N. J.)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMSC (90.3 FM; UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WNYC-FM (93.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WNYC RADIO)
  • WPAT-FM (93.1 FM; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WPAT LICENSING, INC.)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Oakland:
  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMBC-TV (Channel 63; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)

To understand how the electorate votes by state, you have to understand the demographics of the cities and counties in each of those states. As pollsters, we try to keep all of the important variables such as income, gender, and race consistent.

Source: City-Data.com


 

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