Downtown Oakland and cars of the local PT Cruiser Club
Location in Oregon
|• Mayor||Bette Keehley|
|• Total||0.73 sq mi (1.89 km2)|
|• Land||0.73 sq mi (1.89 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||430 ft (131.1 m)|
|• Estimate (2012 )||920|
|• Density||1,269.9/sq mi (490.3/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-8 (Pacific)|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-7 (Pacific)|
|GNIS feature ID||1124923|
Oakland is a city in Douglas County, Oregon, United States, located 2 miles (3 km) from Interstate 5. The population was 927 at the 2010 census.
Douglas County is a county in the U.S. state of Oregon. As of the 2010 census, the population was 107,667. The county seat is Roseburg. It is named after Stephen A. Douglas, an American politician who supported Oregon statehood.
Oregon is a state in the Pacific Northwest region on the West Coast of the United States. The Columbia River delineates much of Oregon's northern boundary with Washington, while the Snake River delineates much of its eastern boundary with Idaho. The parallel 42° north delineates the southern boundary with California and Nevada. Oregon is one of only three states of the contiguous United States to have a coastline on the Pacific Ocean.
Interstate 5 (I-5) in the U.S. state of Oregon is a major Interstate Highway that traverses the state from north to south. It travels to the west of the Cascade Mountains, connecting Portland to Salem, Eugene, Medford, and other major cities in the Willamette Valley and across the northern Siskiyou Mountains. The highway runs 308 miles (496 km) from the California state line near Ashland to the Washington state line in northern Portland, forming the central part of Interstate 5's route between Mexico and Canada.
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Oakland was the first city to be placed on the state's historic register, in May 1968. The city's two-block business district consists of the original brick buildings built in the 1880s and 1890s. Stearns Hardware has been in operation since 1887. Over 80 properties in the city were constructed between 1852 and 1890. The Oakland Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in March 1979.
The Oakland Historic District is a historic district within the city of Oakland, Oregon, United States. It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.
The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation for their historical significance. A property listed in the National Register, or located within a National Register Historic District, may qualify for tax incentives derived from the total value of expenses incurred preserving the property.
Several films have been shot in Oakland, including Fire in the Sky , Didi's Last Wish,and Grand Tour: Disaster in Time .
Fire in the Sky is a 1993 American biopic science fiction mystery film directed by Robert Lieberman and written by Tracy Tormé. It is based on Travis Walton's book The Walton Experience, which describes an alleged extraterrestrial encounter. The film stars Robert Patrick in the leading role as Walton's best friend and future brother-in-law Mike Rogers, and D. B. Sweeney as Walton himself. James Garner, Craig Sheffer, Scott MacDonald, Henry Thomas, and Peter Berg also star.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.73 square miles (1.89 km2), all of it land. Calapooya Creek, a tributary of the Umpqua River, flows by Oakland.
The United States Census Bureau is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System, responsible for producing data about the American people and economy. The Census Bureau is part of the U.S. Department of Commerce and its director is appointed by the President of the United States.
Calapooya Creek is a tributary, about 37 miles (60 km) long, of the Umpqua River in Douglas County in the U.S. state of Oregon. Formed by its north and south forks, the creek drains a mountainous region south of the Calapooya Divide and east of Oakland and Sutherlin.
The Umpqua River on the Pacific coast of Oregon in the United States is approximately 111 miles (179 km) long. One of the principal rivers of the Oregon Coast and known for bass and shad, the river drains an expansive network of valleys in the mountains west of the Cascade Range and south of the Willamette Valley, from which it is separated by the Calapooya Mountains. From its source northeast of Roseburg, the Umpqua flows northwest through the Oregon Coast Range and empties into the Pacific at Winchester Bay. The river and its tributaries flow entirely within Douglas County, which encompasses most of the watershed of the river from the Cascades to the coast. The "Hundred Valleys of the Umpqua" form the heart of the timber industry of southern Oregon, generally centered on Roseburg.
This region experiences warm (but not hot) and dry summers, with no average monthly temperatures above 71.6 °F (22.0 °C). According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Oakland has a warm-summer Mediterranean climate, abbreviated "Csb" on climate maps.
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As of the census 1,269.9 inhabitants per square mile (490.3/km2). There were 412 housing units at an average density of 564.4 per square mile (217.9/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 94.2% White, 0.1% African American, 1.4% Native American, 0.3% Asian, 1.2% from other races, and 2.8% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.0% of the population.of 2010, there were 927 people, 380 households, and 256 families residing in the city. The population density was
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There were 380 households of which 31.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 46.1% were married couples living together, 13.4% had a female householder with no husband present, 7.9% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.6% were non-families. 25.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 10% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.44 and the average family size was 2.89.
The median age in the city was 40.8 years. 23.6% of residents were under the age of 18; 9% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.9% were from 25 to 44; 31.2% were from 45 to 64; and 14.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 50.2% male and 49.8% female.
As of the censusof 2000, there are 954 people, 377 households, and 257 families residing in the city. The population density is 1,340.8 people per square mile (518.8/km²). There are 404 housing units at an average density of 567.8 per square mile (219.7/km²). The racial makeup of the city is 93.82% White, 0.21% African American, 1.99% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.21% Pacific Islander, 0.10% from other races, and 3.56% from two or more races. 3.35% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.
There are 377 households out of which 34.0% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 55.7% are married couples living together, 9.5% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.8% are non-families. 23.3% of all households are made up of individuals and 9.0% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.53 and the average family size is 3.06.
In the city, the population is spread out with 26.5% under the age of 18, 8.0% from 18 to 24, 24.4% from 25 to 44, 26.0% from 45 to 64, and 15.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 40 years. For every 100 females, there are 97.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 98.0 males.
The median income for a household in the city is $29,479, and the median income for a family is $35,795. Males have a median income of $27,917 versus $19,554 for females. The per capita income for the city is $14,867. 15.0% of the population and 10.1% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 22.1% of those under the age of 18 and 6.1% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.
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