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East Oakland is a township in Coles County, in the Charleston-Mattoon metro area.
The latitude of East Oakland is 39.634N. The longitude is -88.021W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 659 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 1,710.
Sections below provide additional information and links about East Oakland demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Coles 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 61912 ZIP code.
21% of East Oakland residents report German ancestry, and 17% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the East Oakland ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in East Oakland was $15,804, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% of East Oakland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in East Oakland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $248. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $622.
Coles County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our East Oakland political report.
The average commute time for East Oakland workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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