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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:   2020 (latest available). Updated annually. Please note: Unemployment data updated November 2022.

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
433,823

Age

Under 5 Years:
6.3%
5 - 17:
13.2%
18 - 24:
7.4%
25 - 34:
20.3%
35 - 54:
28.3%
55 - 64:
11.2%
Over 65 Years:
13.4%

Educational Attainment of Adults

 
Attending College
High School Graduates
College Graduated
5.3%
5.3%
84.3%
84.3%
46.1%
46.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Income

 

Per capita Income

Oakland
USA
$46,407
$46,407
$35,384
$35,384

Median household income

Oakland
USA
$80,143
$80,143
$64,994
$64,994

Individuals Below Poverty Level:
14.6%

Employment Industries in Oakland

 
Professional, scientific, and technical services
Healthcare
Education
Retail
Accommodation
Manufacturing
Construction
Other
Transportation
Administration
Public Service
Finance
Information Technology
Arts
Real estate
14.0%
14.0%
12.7%
12.7%
10.4%
10.4%
8.4%
8.4%
7.2%
7.2%
6.3%
6.3%
5.9%
5.9%
5.7%
5.7%
5.1%
5.1%
4.9%
4.9%
3.9%
3.9%
3.8%
3.8%
3.6%
3.6%
3.0%
3.0%
2.0%
2.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Race & Ethnic Diversity

 
White
Hispanic or Latino (Of Any Race)
Black or African American
Asian
Other Race / Two or More Races
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islanders
American Indian and Alaska Native
28.5%
28.5%
27.0%
27.0%
22.2%
22.2%
15.6%
15.6%
5.8%
5.8%
0.6%
0.6%
0.3%
0.3%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Ancestries & Languages Spoken

 

Ancestry (Top 20)

German
Irish
English
Italian
European
French
Polish
African
Scottish
Russian
Ethiopian
Norwegian
Swedish
British
Eastern European
Other Arab
Portuguese
Dutch
Scots-Irish
Nigerian
5.5%
5.5%
5.0%
5.0%
4.1%
4.1%
2.9%
2.9%
2.3%
2.3%
1.5%
1.5%
1.3%
1.3%
1.1%
1.1%
1.1%
1.1%
1.0%
1.0%
1.0%
1.0%
0.8%
0.8%
0.7%
0.7%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.6%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.5%
0.4%
0.4%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Languages Spoken (Top 20)

English
Spanish
Chinese
Vietnamese
African languages
French
Tagalog
Arabic
Other Asian languages
Native American languages
Langs. of India
Korean
Laotian
German/Yiddish
Pacific Island languages
Japanese
Persian
Portuguese
Slavic languages
Russian
60.4%
60.4%
21.6%
21.6%
6.7%
6.7%
1.7%
1.7%
1.5%
1.5%
1.1%
1.1%
0.9%
0.9%
0.9%
0.9%
0.8%
0.8%
0.6%
0.6%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.4%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.3%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.2%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF RESIDENTS

Foreign Born Oakland Residents:
26.5%