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Oakesdale is a town in Whitman County, in the Pullman metro area.
The community was named for Thomas F. Oakes, vice president of the Northern Pacific Railroad
The latitude of Oakesdale is 47.128N. The longitude is -117.241W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,464 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 415.
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25% of Oakesdale residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Oakesdale ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Oakesdale was $16,159, compared with $21,587 nationally.
24% of Oakesdale residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Oakesdale, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $381. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $783.
Libraries in Oakesdale include Oakesdale Branch Library ... View libraries
Whitman County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Oakesdale political report.
The average commute time for Oakesdale workers is 18 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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