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Oakland is a town in Garrett County.
It is the county seat.
The latitude of Oakland is 39.407N. The longitude is -79.406W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,398 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,936.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Oakland demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Garrett 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 21550 ZIP code.
33% of Oakland residents report German ancestry, and 11% 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 $16,872, compared with $21,587 nationally.
24% 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 $312. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $817.
Libraries in Oakland include Ruth Enlow Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Oakland include Oakland Republican
Garrett 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 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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