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Oakland is a township in Venango County, in the Oil City metro area. [NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Oakland. For links to other places called Oakland, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Oakland is 41.533N. The longitude is -79.791W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,299 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,565.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Oakland demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Venango 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 16317 ZIP code.
32% of Oakland residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Oakland ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Oakland was $17,051, compared with $21,587 nationally.
14% of Oakland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Oakland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $346. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $685.
Venango County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Oakland political report.
The average commute time for Oakland workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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