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Oakdale, Nebraska
Village
North side of 5th Street in Oakdale.  The building at left is the village hall.
North side of 5th Street in Oakdale. The building at left is the village hall.
Location of Oakdale, Nebraska
Location of Oakdale, Nebraska
Country United States
State Nebraska
County Antelope
Area
 • Total 0.52 sq mi (1.35 km2)
 • Land 0.52 sq mi (1.35 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 1,716 ft (523 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 322
 • Estimate (2012) 311
 • Density 619.2/sq mi (239.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP code 68761
Area code(s) 402
FIPS code 31-35385
GNIS feature ID 0831818

Oakdale is a village in Antelope County, Nebraska, United States. The population was 322 at the 2010 census.

History

Oakdale was laid out and platted in 1872. It was named from the numerous oak groves in the area. Oakdale was incorporated as a village in 1882.

Geography

Oakdale is located at 42°4′12″N 97°58′4″W / 42.07°N 97.96778°W / 42.07; -97.96778 (42.069966, -97.967681).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of 0.52 square miles (1.35 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1880 338
1890 630 86.4%
1900 585 −7.1%
1910 631 7.9%
1920 707 12.0%
1930 663 −6.2%
1940 561 −15.4%
1950 502 −10.5%
1960 397 −20.9%
1970 322 −18.9%
1980 410 27.3%
1990 362 −11.7%
2000 345 −4.7%
2010 322 −6.7%
Est. 2015 299 −7.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 322 people, 134 households, and 91 families residing in the village. The population density was 619.2 inhabitants per square mile (239.1/km2). There were 160 housing units at an average density of 307.7 per square mile (118.8/km2). The racial makeup of the village was 95.0% White, 1.2% African American, 0.9% Native American, 1.9% from other races, and 0.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 5.3% of the population.

There were 134 households of which 27.6% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 45.5% were married couples living together, 15.7% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.7% had a male householder with no wife present, and 32.1% were non-families. 28.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 12% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.40 and the average family size was 2.87.

The median age in the village was 43.5 years. 22.7% of residents were under the age of 18; 7.1% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 21.8% were from 25 to 44; 29.2% were from 45 to 64; and 19.3% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the village was 49.1% male and 50.9% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 345 people, 140 households, and 97 families residing in the village. The population density was 664.4 people per square mile (256.2/km²). There were 163 housing units at an average density of 313.9 per square mile (121.0/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 98.84% White, 0.87% Native American, 0.29% from other races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.58% of the population.

There were 140 households out of which 31.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.0% were married couples living together, 6.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 30.7% were non-families. 29.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 2.97.

In the village, the population was spread out with 26.4% under the age of 18, 5.5% from 18 to 24, 24.1% from 25 to 44, 25.8% from 45 to 64, and 18.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 102.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 104.8 males.

As of 2000 the median income for a household in the village was $27,500, and the median income for a family was $30,139. Males had a median income of $22,917 versus $20,469 for females. The per capita income for the village was $11,979. About 9.3% of families and 13.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 28.6% of those under age 18 and 6.3% of those age 65 or over.

Climate

This climatic region is typified by large seasonal temperature differences, with warm to hot (and often humid) summers and cold (sometimes severely cold) winters. According to the Köppen Climate Classification system, Oakdale has a humid continental climate, abbreviated "Dfa" on climate maps.

Climate data for Oakdale, Nebraska
Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Year
Average high °C (°F) -0.6
(31)
1.7
(35)
7.8
(46)
16.1
(61)
22.2
(72)
27.2
(81)
30.6
(87)
28.9
(84)
23.9
(75)
17.8
(64)
8.3
(47)
1.7
(35)
15.6
(60)
Average low °C (°F) -13.3
(8)
-11.1
(12)
-5
(23)
2.2
(36)
8.3
(47)
13.9
(57)
16.7
(62)
15.6
(60)
10
(50)
2.8
(37)
-5
(23)
-10.6
(13)
2.2
(36)
Precipitation mm (inches) 13
(0.5)
18
(0.7)
36
(1.4)
66
(2.6)
94
(3.7)
107
(4.2)
79
(3.1)
79
(3.1)
64
(2.5)
43
(1.7)
23
(0.9)
18
(0.7)
643
(25.3)
Source: Weatherbase

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