Oakland in Providence county, Rhode Island

Oakland

The small village of Oakland, Rhode Island is located in the town of Burrillville. It is situated in the northern part of the state.

Manufacturing was, at one time, a very important part of Oakland's economy. Today, the heyday of the mills has passed, yet relics of the old mill days can still be seen town with many old mill buildings still in standing. In an effort to preserve these now historic buildings, the National Register of Historic Places has included many of Oakland's older buildings on the list of historic places.

Young children in Oakland attend one of the two elementary schools in the Burrillville School District. Older children attend the Burrillville Middle School and the Burrillville High School.

The Rhode Island state capital of Providence is located just 22 miles (or 30 minutes) from Oakland. For those wishing to commute to work in the city, there are major highways between Oakland and Providence, making for an easy drive.

Community Summary

Population Growth (since 2010) 2.69 %
Population Density (people / sq. mile) 1,191.4
Household Size (people) 2.74
Households w/ Children 29.83 %
Annual Residential Turnover 10.40 %

Housing Inventory

Fair Market Rents

Gross rent estimates, localized to show expected pricing variations.

Studio $511
One Bedroom $626
Two Bedroom $759
Three Bedroom $942
Four Bedroom $1,134

Education

The educational climate index chart is based on the U.S. Census Bureau’s Socioeconomic Status (SES) measure. Factors in this measure are income, educational achievement and occupation of persons within a ZIP code. Because this measure is based on the population of an entire ZIP code, it may not reflect the nature of an individual school.

Educational Climate Index
Values range from 1 to 5 with lower values representing a worse educational climate
Highest Level Attained

Population Demographics

Total: 688
Households: 238
Median Age: 44.71

Employment & Finance

Workforce
Income by dollar range (Median: $68,530)

Climate & Weather

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The weather risk chart displays a percent value for a given type of weather risk as compared to the national average. A percent value greater than 100 indicates the area is more prone to risk than the national average; similarly, a value less than 100 indicates the area is less prone.

Temperature
Weather Risk
Percent risk, as compared to national average
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Public Elementary

School

STEERE FARM ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
Grades: 2-5
915 STEERE FARM RD
PASCOAG, RI 02859

WILLIAM CALLAHAN SCHOOL
Grades: 2-5
75 CALLAHAN SCHOOL ST
HARRISVILLE, RI 02830

AUSTIN T. LEVY SCHOOL
Grades: K-1
135 HARRISVILLE MAIN ST
HARRISVILLE, RI 02830

Public Middle

School

BURRILLVILLE MIDDLE SCHOOL
Grades: 6-8
2220 BRONCOS HWY
HARRISVILLE, RI 02830

Public High

School

BURRILLVILLE HIGH SCHOOL
Grades: 9-12
425 EAST AVE
HARRISVILLE, RI 02830

Private/Catholic

School

COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN SCHOOL
Grades: PRESCHOOL-8
113 CHURCH ST
PASCOAG, RI 02859

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Commuting to and from Oakland

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