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Oakley is a city in Contra Costa County, in the San Francisco-Oakland metro area.

The latitude of Oakley is 37.997N. The longitude is -121.711W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 20 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 26,349.


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Median household income
Local
$65,589
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Oakley demographic reports
Oakley is on the California Delta.
Oakley is a new city, having incorporated in 1999.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 103. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 3.9 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Oakley Almond Festival - Sept. 15-16, 2007
Dates often change. Check Oakley web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Delta de Anza Regional Trail
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 118

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Oakley demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Contra Costa County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Oakland area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 94561 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

11% of Oakley residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Oakley ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Oakley was $21,895, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Oakley residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Oakley, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $800.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,514.


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Libraries in Oakley include Oakley Library ... View libraries

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Contra Costa County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Oakley political report.

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The average commute time for Oakley workers is 44 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 4 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Oakley between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.6 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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Hotels in Oakley include Comfort Suites Oakley.

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