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Oakwood is a township in Vermilion County, in the Danville metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Illinois named Oakwood. For links to other places called Oakwood, IL, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Oakwood is 40.132N. The longitude is -87.838W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 650 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 3,423.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Oakwood demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Vermilion County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 61857 ZIP code.
23% of Oakwood residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Oakwood ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Oakwood was $18,557, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Oakwood residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Oakwood, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $344. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $673.
Vermilion County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Oakwood political report.
The average commute time for Oakwood workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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