Oakland, CA Demographic Data

Oakland, CA Summary

Oakland is located in Alameda County in California
  • Population: 400,740
  • Area: 78.00 sq. miles
    • Land Area: 55.79 sq. miles
    • Water Area: 22.22 sq. miles
  • Population Density: 5,137.56 people per sq. mile
  • Elevation: 16.40 ft
  • Time Zone: Pacific Standard Time (GMT -8)
  • Daylight Savings: Yes

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Oakland, CA Gender Breakdown

Gender
Number
Percent
National Avg
Female
212,939
51%
50.8
Male
207,048
49%
49.2
Total Population
419,987
 
323,128,000

Oakland, CA Age Breakdown

Age Group
Number
Percent
National Avg
Under 5 Years
27,607
6.6% 
6.1
5 to 9 Years
21,512
5.1% 
6.3
10 to 14 Years
20,955
5.0% 
6.4
15 to 19 Years
20,299
4.8% 
6.7
20 to 24 Years
26,742
6.4% 
6.9
25 to 34 Years
82,244
19.6% 
13.7
35 to 44 Years
66,474
15.8% 
12.6
45 to 54 Years
53,080
12.6% 
13.2
55 to 59 Years
24,726
5.9% 
6.7
60 to 64 Years
23,041
5.5% 
6.1
65 to 74 Years
32,084
7.6% 
8.9
75 to 84 Years
14,459
3.4% 
4.4
85 Years and Over
6,764
1.6% 
1.9
Age Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
18 Years and over
337,389
80.3%
77.2
Female
172,757
51.2%
51.3
Male
164,632
48.8%
48.7
21 Years and over
325,215
77.4%
73.1
62 Years and over
67,666
16.1%
18.8
65 Years and over
53,307
12.7%
15.2
Female
30,780
57.7%
55.8
Male
22,527
42.3%
44.2
Median Age (years)
37
0.0%
0.0

Oakland, CA Race Breakdown

Race
Number
Percent
National Avg
One Race
388,580
92.5% 
96.8
White
145,374
34.6% 
72.6
Black or African American
98,666
23.5% 
12.7
American Indian and Alaska Native
4,168
1.0% 
0.8
Asian
69,038
16.4% 
5.4
Asian Indian
2,035
0.5% 
1.2
Chinese
35,265
8.4% 
1.3
Filipino
5,805
1.4% 
0.9
Japanese
1,652
0.4% 
0.2
Korean
2,522
0.6% 
0.4
Vietnamese
10,041
2.4% 
0.6
Other Asian
11,718
2.8% 
0.8
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
2,201
0.5% 
0.2
Native Hawaiian
738
0.2% 
0.1
Guamanian or Chamorro
234
0.1% 
0.0
Samoan
512
0.1% 
0.0
Other Pacific Islander
717
0.2% 
0.1
Some Other Race
69,133
16.5% 
5.1
Two or More Races
31,407
7.5% 
3.2
Hispanic Statistics
Number
Percent
National Avg
Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
109,762
26.1% 
17.8
Mexican
78,583
18.7% 
11.2
Puerto Rican
2,137
0.5% 
1.7
Cuban
1,010
0.2% 
0.7
Other Hispanic or Latino
28,032
6.7% 
4.2
Not Hispanic or Latino
310,225
73.9% 
82.2

Oakland, CA Educational Attainment

Education Level
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 9th grade
33,845
11.2% 
5.4
9th to 12th grade, no diploma
24,330
8.0% 
7.2
High school graduate (includes equivalent)
44,817
14.8% 
27.2
Some college, no degree
55,496
18.3% 
20.6
Associate's Degree
19,998
6.6% 
8.4
Bachelor's Degree
73,005
24.1% 
19.3
Graduate or professional degree
51,381
17.0% 
11.9
Education Summary
Number
Percent
National Avg
< High School Graduate
58,175
19.2%
12.6
High School Graduate or Higher
244,697
80.8%
87.4
Bachelor's Degree or Higher
124,386
41.1%
31.2

Oakland, CA Marital Status

Marital Status
Number
Percent
National Avg
Never Married
160,071
45.7%
33.7%
Now Married
134,281
38.4%
47.5
Divorced
31,914
9.1%
11.0%
Separated
8,085
2.3%
2.0
Widowed
15,562
4.4
5.8%

Oakland, CA Language Spoken at Home

Language
Number
Percent
National Avg
English Only
228,512
58.2%
78.4%
Languages other than english
163,868
41.8%
21.6%
Spanish
85,427
21.8%
13.3%
Other indo-european languages
11,678
3.0%
3.7%
Asian and Pacific islander languages
52,916
13.5%
3.5%
Other Languages
13,847
3.5%
1.1%

Oakland, CA Household Income

Household Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than $10,000
10,968
6.9%
6.7
$10,000 to $14,999
10,713
6.8%
4.8
$15,000 to $24,999
13,650
8.6%
9.7
$25,000 to $34,999
12,788
8.1%
9.5
$35,000 to $49,999
14,127
8.9%
13.0
$50,000 to $74,999
23,609
14.9%
17.7
$75,000 to $99,999
17,928
11.3%
12.3
$100,000 to $149,000
23,500
14.9%
14.0
$150,000 to $199,999
12,578
8.0%
5.8
$200,000 or more
18,223
11.5%
6.4
Median household income
68,060
 
57,617
Per capita income
38,198
 
31,128

Oakland, CA Employment Breakdown

Industry
Number
Percent
National Avg
Agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining
892
0.4%
1.7
Arts, entertainment, recreation, accommodation and food services
24,773
11.1%
9.8
Construction
12,659
5.7%
6.4
Educational services, health care and social assistance
48,156
21.6%
23.0
Finance, insurance, real estate, rental, and leasing
13,502
6.1%
6.6
Information
9,154
4.1%
2.1
Manufacturing
14,405
6.5%
10.1
Other services except public administration
14,512
6.5%
4.9
Professional, scientific, management, administrative and waste management services
41,970
18.8%
11.4
Public administration
7,476
3.4%
4.6
Retail trade
19,517
8.8%
11.5
Transportation, warehousing and utilities
11,153
5.0%
5.2
Wholesale trade
4,817
2.2%
2.7
Occupation
Number
Percent
National Avg
Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations
15,088
6.8%
8.8%
Management, professional, and related occupations
98,363
44.1%
37.6%
Production, transportation, and material moving occupations
19,614
8.8%
12.2%
Sales and office occupations
45,851
20.6%
23.3%
Service occupations
44,070
19.8%
18.1%

Oakland, CA Commute Statistics

Commute Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Workers 16 Years and over
215,534
 
 
Car, truck, or van - drove alone
108,075
50.1%
76.3
Car, truck, or van - carpooled
25,324
11.7%
9.0
Public transportation (excluding taxicab)
47,101
21.9%
5.1
Walked
7,975
3.7%
2.7
Other means
11,736
5.4%
1.8
Worked at home
15,323
7.1%
5.0
Mean travel time to work (Minutes)
32.9
 
26.6

Oakland, CA Vehicles per Household

Vehicles per Household
Number
Percent
National Avg
None
26,454
16.7%
8.7
1 vehicles
65,236
41.3%
33.2
2 vehicles
43,806
27.7%
37.1
3 or more
22,588
14.3%
21.0

Oakland, CA Housing Occupancy

Housing Occupancy
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
 
 
Occupied Housing Units
158,084
94.6%
87.6
Owner Occupied
60,549
38.3%
63.1
Renter Occupied
97,535
61.7%
36.9
Vacant Housing Units
8,943
5.4%
12.4
Homeowner Vacancy Rate
1
0.0%
0.0
Rental Vacancy Rate
2
0.0%
0.0
Average household size of owner-occupied unit
2.8
0.0%
2.7
Average household size of renter-occupied unit
2.5
0.0%
2.5

Oakland, CA Rooms per Residence

Rooms per Residence
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
167,027
1 room
13,062
7.8%
2.4
2 rooms
15,060
9.0%
2.7
3 rooms
28,311
16.9%
9.1
4 rooms
32,949
19.7%
16.5
5 rooms
29,096
17.4%
19.8
6 rooms
20,805
12.5%
17.8
7 rooms
11,481
6.9%
12.0
8 rooms
7,226
4.3%
8.6
9 rooms or more
9,037
5.4%
11.1
Median Rooms
4
 
0.0

Oakland, CA Structure Type Statistics

Structure Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Total Housing Units
167,027
 
 
1-unit, detached
69,955
41.9%
61.5
1-unit, attached
7,416
4.4%
5.9
2-units
10,817
6.5%
3.6
3 or 4 units
18,685
11.2%
4.4
5 to 9 units
13,113
7.9%
4.8
10 to 19 units
12,960
7.8%
4.4
20 or more units
33,377
20.0%
9.0
Mobile home
668
0.4%
6.2
Boat, RV, van, etc.
36
0.0%
0.1

Oakland, CA Housing Age Statistics

Housing Age
Number
Percent
National Avg
1939 or earlier
66,690
39.9%
12.8%
1940 to 1949
17,006
10.2%
5.0%
1950 to 1959
16,880
10.1%
10.4%
1960 to 1969
18,022
10.8%
10.7%
1970 to 1979
16,605
9.9%
15.3%
1980 to 1989
9,777
5.9%
13.5%
1990 to 1999
10,618
6.4%
13.9%
2000 to 2009
8,743
5.2%
14.2%
2010 to 2013
1,648
1.0%
2.8%
2014 or later
1,038
0.6%
1.4%

Oakland, CA Household Heating

Heating Fuel Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Utility Gas
98,400
62.2%
48.1
Bottled, tank, or LP gas
2,331
1.5%
4.7
Electricity
47,475
30.0%
38.7
Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
151
0.1%
4.8
Coal or coke
0
0.0%
0.1
Wood
659
0.4%
1.9
Solar energy
680
0.4%
0.1
Other fuel
640
0.4%
0.5
No fuel used
7,748
4.9%
1.1

Oakland, CA Mortgage Statistics

Mortgage Payments
Number
Percent
National Avg
Housing units with a mortgage
44,277
 
47295100.0
Less than $500
122
0.3%
1.6%
$500 to $999
1,432
3.2%
20.4%
$1,000 to $1,499
5,126
11.6%
28.8%
$2,500 to $2,999
6,101
13.8%
7.0%
$1,500 to $1,999
7,005
15.8%
20.1%
$2,000 to $2,499
7,240
16.4%
11.8%
$3,000 or more
17,251
39.0%
10.3%
Mortgage Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 20.0%
14,480
32.7%
45.4%
20.0% to 24.9%
7,467
16.9%
15.7%
25.0% to 29.9%
5,005
11.3%
10.6%
30.0% to 34.9%
4,489
10.2%
7.0%
35.0% or more
12,784
28.9%
21.3%
Not Computed
52
0.0%
0.0%

Oakland, CA Rent Statistics

Rent Payment Amount
Number
Percent
National Avg
Occupied Units Paying Rent
95,133 
 
41,631,300 
$3,000 or more
2,925
3.1%
1.8%
$2,500 to $2,999
4,256
4.5%
1.9%
Less than $500
9,463
9.9%
10.7%
$2,000 to $2,499
9,508
10.0%
4.4%
$500 to $999
19,348
20.3%
41.0%
$1,500 to $1,999
19,601
20.6%
11.9%
$1,000 to $1,499
30,032
31.6%
28.3%
No Cash Rent
2,402
0.0%
2,206,240
Median (Dollars)
1,310
0.0%
981
Rent Payment as % of Income
Number
Percent
National Avg
Less than 15.0%
11,928
12.9%
13.1%
15.0% to 19.9%
11,825
12.8%
12.9%
20.0% to 24.9%
12,491
13.5%
12.8%
25.0% to 29.9%
9,585
10.4%
11.5%
30.0% to 34.9%
7,658
8.3%
9.0%
35.0% or more
38,962
42.1%
40.7%
Not Computed
5,086
0.0%
0.0%

Oakland, CA Property Value

Property Type
Number
Percent
National Avg
Specified Owner-Occupied Units
60,549
 
75,022,600
Less then $50,000
654
1.1%
7.3%
$50,000 to $99,999
784
1.3%
7.3%
$100,000 to $149,000
667
1.1%
14.1%
$150,000 to $199,000
715
1.2%
14.5%
$200,000 to $299,999
3,995
6.6%
19.2%
$300,000 to $499,999
13,231
21.9%
18.2%
$500,000 to $999,999
28,635
47.3%
10.5%
$1,000,000 or more
11,868
19.6%
3.1%
Median (Dollars)
649,700
 
205,000
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