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:   2019 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated February 2021.

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 about Scout's Demographic Data

Oakland Population & Age Distribution

 

Total Population
433,031

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.3%
5 - 17:
13.6%
18 - 24:
7.5%
25 - 34:
19.7%
35 - 54:
28.7%
55 - 64:
11.0%
Over 65 Years:
13.1%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
5.5%
5.5%
High School Graduates
82.6%
82.6%
College Graduated
44.0%
44.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Oakland
$43,191
$43,191
USA
$34,103
$34,103

Median household income

Oakland
$73,692
$73,692
USA
$62,843
$62,843

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
16.7%

Employment Industries in Oakland

 
Professional, scientific, and technical services
13.2%
13.2%
Healthcare
12.6%
12.6%
Education
10.0%
10.0%
Retail
8.3%
8.3%
Accommodation
8.0%
8.0%
Other
6.1%
6.1%
Construction
6.1%
6.1%
Manufacturing
6.0%
6.0%
Administration
5.5%
5.5%
Transportation
4.7%
4.7%
Public Service
3.9%
3.9%
Information Technology
3.7%
3.7%
Finance
3.6%
3.6%
Arts
3.0%
3.0%
Wholesale
2.1%
2.1%
Real estate
2.0%
2.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
28.3%
28.3%
Black Or African American
23.2%
23.2%
American Indian And Alaska Native
0.3%
0.3%
Asian
15.3%
15.3%
Native Hawaiian And Other Pacific Islanders
0.5%
0.5%
Other Race / Two or More Races
5.2%
5.2%
Hispanic Or Latino (Of Any Race)
27.0%
27.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
5.4%
5.4%
Irish
4.9%
4.9%
English
3.9%
3.9%
Italian
2.9%
2.9%
European
2.0%
2.0%
French
1.5%
1.5%
African
1.3%
1.3%
Polish
1.3%
1.3%
Scottish
1.2%
1.2%
Ethiopian
1.1%
1.1%
Russian
1.1%
1.1%
Norwegian
0.8%
0.8%
Swedish
0.8%
0.8%
Other Arab
0.6%
0.6%
British
0.6%
0.6%
Dutch
0.6%
0.6%
Eastern European
0.6%
0.6%
Portuguese
0.5%
0.5%
Scots-Irish
0.5%
0.5%
Welsh
0.4%
0.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
59.9%
59.9%
Spanish
21.8%
21.8%
Chinese
7.0%
7.0%
Vietnamese
1.8%
1.8%
African languages
1.5%
1.5%
Arabic
1.0%
1.0%
Tagalog
0.9%
0.9%
French
0.9%
0.9%
Other Asian languages
0.8%
0.8%
Native American languages
0.6%
0.6%
Langs. of India
0.4%
0.4%
Laotian
0.4%
0.4%
German/Yiddish
0.4%
0.4%
Korean
0.4%
0.4%
Japanese
0.3%
0.3%
Pacific Island languages
0.3%
0.3%
Persian
0.3%
0.3%
Portuguese
0.3%
0.3%
Slavic languages
0.2%
0.2%
Russian
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Oakland Residents:
26.8%