Oakland, Chicago

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Oakland
Community area
Community Area 36 - Oakland
Location within the city of Chicago
Location within the city of Chicago
Coordinates: 41°49.2′N 87°36.0′W / 41.8200°N 87.6000°W / 41.8200; -87.6000Coordinates: 41°49.2′N 87°36.0′W / 41.8200°N 87.6000°W / 41.8200; -87.6000
Country United States
State Illinois
County Cook
City Chicago
Neighborhoods
Area
 • Total 0.60 sq mi (1.55 km2)
Population (2010)
 • Total 5,918
 • Density 9,900/sq mi (3,800/km2)
Demographics 2010[1]
 • White 2.06%
 • Black 94.07%
 • Hispanic 1.47%
 • Asian 0.59%
 • Other 1.81%
Time zone CST (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
ZIP Codes parts of 60653
Median household income $20,800[2]
Source: U.S. Census, Record Information Services

Oakland, located on the South Side of Chicago, Illinois, USA, is one of 77 officially designated Chicago community areas. Some of Chicago's great old homes may be seen on Drexel Boulevard. Nineteenth century women's rights and Jewish activist Hannah Greenebaum lived in Oakland.[3] The late 19th century Monument Baptist Church on Oakwood Blvd. is modeled after Boston's Trinity Church. Oakwood /41st Street Beach in Burnham Park is at 4100 S. Lake Shore Drive.

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 14,962
1940 14,500 −3.1%
1950 24,464 68.7%
1960 24,378 −0.4%
1970 18,291 −25.0%
1980 16,748 −8.4%
1990 8,197 −51.1%
2000 6,110 −25.5%
2010 5,918 −3.1%
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Paral, Rob. "Chicago Demographics Data". Retrieved 12 June 2012. 
  2. ^ Paral, Rob. "Chicago Census Data". Retrieved 9 October 2012. 
  3. ^ http://www.explorechicago.org/city/en/neighborhoods/kenwood.html
  4. ^ Paral, Rob. "Chicago Community Areas Historical Data". Chicago Community Areas Historical Data. Retrieved 29 August 2012. 

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