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Oakland is a city in Pottawattamie County, in the Omaha-Council Bluffs metro area.
The latitude of Oakland is 41.309N. The longitude is -95.396W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,106 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,456.
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34% 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 $19,205, compared with $21,587 nationally.
13% of Oakland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Oakland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $351. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $739.
Libraries in Oakland include Eckels Memorial Library ... View libraries
Pottawattamie 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 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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