Oakdale, Louisiana Population 2021

7,549
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Oakdale is a city located in Allen Parish Louisiana. With a 2020 population of 7,549, it is the 49th largest city in Louisiana and the 3762nd largest city in the United States . Oakdale is currently declining at a rate of -0.08% annually and its population has decreased by -2.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,780 in 2010. Oakdale reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 5 miles, Oakdale has a population density of 1,454 people per square mile.

The average household income in Oakdale is $54,863 with a poverty rate of 17.87%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $444 per month, and the median house value is $69,400. The median age in Oakdale is 43.7 years, 41.6 years for males, and 49.7 years for females.

Oakdale Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Oakdalewas:

  • White: 60.98%
  • Black or African American: 29.60%
  • Other race: 3.19%
  • Two or more races: 3.05%
  • Asian: 1.80%
  • Native American: 1.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Oakdale, Louisiana is 7,549 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 7,561.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,780.

Oakdale, Louisiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,63960.98%
Black or African American2,25229.60%
Some Other Race2433.19%
Two or More Races2323.05%
Asian1371.80%
American Indian and Alaska Native1041.37%
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Oakdale Population by Race

Oakdale Population Pyramid $2021

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Oakdale Median Age

43.7


Total

41.6


Male

49.7


Female

Oakdale Adults

There are 6,499 adults, (1,505 of whom are seniors) in Oakdale.

Oakdale Age Dependency

52.3

Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

22.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Oakdale Sex Ratio

Female

2,889

37.98%

Male

4,718

62.02%

Oakdale Population by Age

Oakdale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Oakdale Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female42%58%
Non Family54.8%45.2%
All61.1%38.9%
Married68.5%31.5%
Male88.6%11.4%

61.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Oakdale Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,1122.4361.1
Married8512.7368.5
Non Family6941.1154.8
Female3743.342
Male1934.1988.6

2.94

Average Family Size

2.43

Average Household Size

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Oakdale Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade3555.85%
9th to 12th Grade87414.41%
High School Graduate2,68444.25%
Some College1,25120.63%
Associates Degree3004.95%
Bachelors Degree3555.85%
Graduate Degree2464.06%
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Oakdale Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oakdale Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White3,2512,525352
Black1,7421,385137
Hispanic1,01386153
Other Race2351878
Asian12612659
2+ Races96539
Native American4444

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 46.83%.

Oakdale Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,281$24,583$25,477
Less Than 9th Grade$22,348$22,226$
High School Graduate$26,079$43,494$21,940
Some College$22,068$22,051$22,083
Bachelors Degree$37,880$2,500$45,227
Graduate Degree$49,808$$

$25,281

Average Earnings

$24,583

Average Male

$25,477

Average Female

Oakdale Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oakdale Language by Age

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Oakdale Language

82.69% of Oakdale residents speak only English, while 17.31% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.79% of the population.

Oakdale Language

Oakdale Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White3,29258417.74%
Black1,42933423.37%

17.87%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.11%

Male Poverty Rate

20.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oakdale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oakdale is Black, with 23.37% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oakdale is White, with 17.74% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.82%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.31%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 27.20%.

Oakdale Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade35.89%
Some College23.72%
Bachelors or Greater11.07%
High School7.69%

Oakdale Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Employed16.02%
Male Employed4.84%
Female Unemployed4.82%
Male Unemployed4.31%

Oakdale Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oakdale Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$32,538$54,863
Families$54,267$68,402
Married Families$73,588-
Non Families$15,671$21,028
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Income by Household Type

Oakdale Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

36.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

35.4%

Male Marriage Rate

38.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Oakdale Married by Age and Sex

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Oakdale Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Oakdale Marital Status by Race

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Oakdale Marital Status

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403

Number of Veterans

403

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam160
First Gulf War72
Second Gulf War64
Korea9
World War II7

Oakdale Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74115
55 to 64106
35 to 54102
18 to 3442
75+38

Oakdale Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White2405.85%
Black1467.77%
Hispanic363.36%
Other Race177.00%

Oakdale Veterans by Race

Oakdale Veterans by Education

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8.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

61.78%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oakdale Veterans by Education

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32.7%

Labor Force Participation

29.6%

Employment Rate

9.3%

Unemployment Rate

Oakdale Employment by Age

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Oakdale Employment by Race

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Oakdale Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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63.64%

Born in Oakdale

87.52%

Native Born

12.48%

Foreign Born

11.49%

Non Citizen

0.99%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

87.52% of Oakdale residents were born in the United States, with 63.64% having been born in Louisiana. 11.49% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Oakdale Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20217,549-6-0.08%
20207,555-6-0.08%
20197,561-6-0.08%
20187,567-30-0.39%
20177,597-56-0.73%
20167,653-9-0.12%
20157,662-33-0.43%
20147,69560.08%
20137,689-13-0.17%
20127,702-53-0.68%
20117,755-13-0.17%
20107,768-369-0.46%
20008,1371,3051.76%
19906,832-323-0.46%
19807,155-146-0.20%
19707,3016830.99%
19606,6181,0201.69%
19505,5981,6653.59%
19403,9337452.12%
19303,188-828-2.28%
19204,0160.00%

Oakdale Population by Year