Oakland, California Information & Statistics

Quick Facts

The 2018 population estimate for Oakland is 421,042, a change of 4.65% when compared to 2014. With an area of 77.89 square miles, this works out to a population density of 5,405.71 persons/mi2.
The number of households in 2018 were estimated to be 161,483, with an average household size of 2.57.
Oakland's 2018 unemployment rate was 6.60%.
The average household income in Oakland for 2018 was $101,853, while the median was $68,442.

Oakland Population Trends

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Oakland Age Grouping

Oakland Ethnicity Mix

Oakland Fertility Rate

5,590 estimated births

Oakland Household Characteristics

Oakland Median Age over Time

Oakland Households with Children by Age

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Type of Housing

Oakland Housing Values

Median mortgage payment for 2018: $2,646

Oakland Average Rent as Percentage of Gross Income

Median rent for 2018: $1,354

Oakland Average Commute

Oakland Primary Transportation

Oakland Gender Mix

Oakland Field of Employment

Oakland Population Data

Period Geography Population
2014 Oakland city, California 402,339
2015 Oakland city, California 408,073
2016 Oakland city, California 412,040
2017 Oakland city, California 417,442
2018 Oakland city, California 421,042