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"Swedish Capital of Nebraska"
Oakland is a city in Burt County.
The community was named after John Oak, early settler.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Nebraska named Oakland. For links to other places called Oakland, NE, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Oakland is 41.835N. The longitude is -96.466W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,293 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,310.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Oakland demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Burt 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 68045 ZIP code.
36% of Oakland residents report German ancestry, and 8% 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 $16,916, compared with $21,587 nationally.
19% of Oakland residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Oakland, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $271. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $746.
Libraries in Oakland include Oakland Public Library ... View libraries
Burt 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 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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