Location Profile

Oakland, Nebraska

Facility Type
Critical Access Hospital
Facility Location
Oakland, Nebraska
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
Number of Beds

Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Oakland, Nebraska. With a wide range of services for care, the hospital has met the needs of the community for over 50 years. Their team of medical professionals and the latest in medical advancements means that patients are offered quality care for acute care, emergency, and a spectrum of illnesses.

Community Overview

Known as the Swedish capital of Nebraska, Oakland is a small but charming community in Logan Creek Valley west of the Missouri River. Oakland is an agricultural city that offers beautiful views, Swedish history, and more. The city of Oakland is a jewel in Nebraska and features a strong proud Swedish history. Oakland is known as the Swedish capital of Nebraska and celebrates its heritage with the Swedish Heritage Center and a troll-themed nature walk with local-made troll figures and even a bridge. The area even has a Swedish festival in June on odd-numbered years. All of this offers a unique experience unlike anything else.

Learn more about Oakland at the official city website and explore the area at the county website.

Cost of Living


Oakland features an elementary school (K-6) and a high school in the district. The small but closely knit community fosters a love of learning for the students and students enjoy a low teacher-student ratio of 1:12. The elementary school was a $1.9 million project and features a music room, media room, and other great areas for children to enrich their educational experience.  

Click here to read more about public schools in Oakland.

Once you find the school you are interested in, you will need to contact them directly with any questions you might have.


Nearby Cities

Local and Nearby Attractions

Oakland is situated in the Logan Creek Valley and is less than an hour from Sioux City, Iowa and an hour from Omaha, Nebraska. The proximity to both cities means you have plenty of shopping opportunities including the Southern Hills Mall, Marketplace Mall, or the downtown area of Sioux City. You’ll find more than 100 shops at Southern Hills Malls alone, so there’s plenty to enjoy. Other fun options in the area include the LaunchPAD Children’s Museum, the Mid America Museum of Aviation and Transportation, Orpheum Theater, the Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium, and plenty of beautiful parks.

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Religious Centers


Crime Rate

The crime rate in Oakland is 60% lower than the national average, and is highly safe for families, young professionals and visitors. The community is patrolled by a watchful police department to ensure crime stays low.

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