Oakland, CA
Demographic Data



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Oakland Population Statistics

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey, U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Department of Education, 50 state departments of education, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 18,000+ local law enforcement agencies, Federal Housing Finance Agency, U.S. Geological Service, National Agricultural Statistics Service.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:   2016 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   Unlike standardly available Census demographics, NeighborhoodScout uses dozens of custom models to transform 8.5 million raw demographic data elements from government sources into proprietary indices and insights…. Read more

Oakland Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
420,005

Age

PEOPLE OF California DETAILS
Under 5 Years 6.37
5 To 17 14.02
18 To 24 8.59
25 To 34 18.81
35 To 54 28.46
55 To 64 11.58
65 Years And Over 12.17

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS
ATTENDING COLLEGE 6.1
HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES 80.5
COLLEGE GRADUATES 39.7

Income

 

Per capita Income

Per capita Income
Oakland 34984 31274.37540648362 #BED630
USA 29829 26666 #C1F000

Median household income

Median household income
Oakland 57778 27849.827338129497 #BED630
USA 55322 26666 #C1F000

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
20.0%

Employment Industries in Oakland

 
INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN
Healthcare 13.6
Professional, scientific, and technical services 11.5
Education 9.8
Retail 8.9
Accommodation 8.7
Other 6.6
Manufacturing 6.6
Construction 5.8
Administration 5.5
Transportation 4.3
Public Service 3.7
Finance 3.4
Information Technology 3.3
Arts 2.9
Real estate 2.2
Wholesale 2.2

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
% of Residents
White 27.3
Black Or African American 24.1
American Indian And Alaska Native 0.4
Asian 15.8
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders 0.6
Other Race / Two or More Races 5.1
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race) 26.7

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

Ancestry Details
German 5.7
Irish 5.1
English 4.1
Italian 3.0
European 1.6
French 1.5
Polish 1.4
Russian 1.4
African 1.2
Scottish 1.2
Ethiopian 1.0
Swedish 0.8
Norwegian 0.8
Dutch 0.8
Other Arab 0.6
Eastern European 0.5
Portuguese 0.5
British 0.4
Welsh 0.4
Scots-Irish 0.4

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

Languages Details
English 59.7
Spanish 22.0
Chinese 7.5
Vietnamese 2.0
African languages 1.2
Tagalog 1.0
Arabic 0.9
Other Asian languages 0.8
French 0.7
Native American languages 0.5
Laotian 0.5
Langs. of India 0.4
Japanese 0.4
German/Yiddish 0.3
Korean 0.3
Pacific Island languages 0.3
Persian 0.2
Slavic languages 0.2
Portuguese 0.2
Russian 0.1

Foreign Born Oakland Residents:
27.3%