Oakesdale is a town in Whitman County, Washington, United States. Take a look below for 10 amazing and fascinating facts about Oakesdale, Washington, United States.
1. The population was 422 at the 2010 census.
2. Oakesdale was first settled in 1876 by James McCoy.
3. The community was named after Thomas F. Oakes, a railroad official.
4. Oakesdale was incorporated in 1890.
5. Oakesdale is located at 47°7′50″N 117°14′40″W (47.130573, -117.244359).
6. According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.04 square miles (2.69 km2), all of it land.
7. As of the census of 2010, there were 422 people, 166 households, and 123 families living in the town. The population density was 405.8 inhabitants per square mile (156.7/km2). There were 196 housing units at an average density of 188.5 per square mile (72.8/km2).
8. The racial makeup of the town was 97.2% White, 0.5% Asian, 0.5% from other races, and 1.9% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.9% of the population.
9. There were 166 households, of which 32.5% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 60.8% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, 6.6% had a male householder with no wife present, and 25.9% were non-families. 19.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 10.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.54 and the average family size was 2.90.
10. The median age in the town was 44.4 years. 25.1% of residents were under the age of 18; 6.4% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 19.6% were from 25 to 44; 30.3% were from 45 to 64; and 18.5% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the town was 47.6% male and 52.4% female.