Oakdale, Louisiana Population 2024

6,316

Oakdale is a city located in Allen Parish Louisiana. Oakdale has a 2024 population of 6,316. Oakdale is currently declining at a rate of -1.59% annually and its population has decreased by -5.29% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,669 in 2020.

The average household income in Oakdale is $67,387 with a poverty rate of 25.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Oakdale is 42.1 years, 42.9 years for males, and 41 years for females.

Oakdale Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Oakdale was:

  • White: 63.84%
  • Black or African American: 28.71%
  • Two or more races: 2.92%
  • Other race: 2.45%
  • Native American: 1.54%
  • Asian: 0.54%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
5.2 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,216.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-5.29% (-353)
The current population of Oakdale, Louisiana is 6,316 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,669.

Oakdale, Louisiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White4,27863.84%
Black or African American1,92428.71%
Two or more races1962.92%
Other race1642.45%
Native American1031.54%
Asian360.54%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Oakdale Population by Race

Oakdale Population Pyramid 2024

Oakdale Median Age

42.1

Total

42.9

Male

41

Female

Oakdale Adults

There are 5,720 adults, (1,235 of whom are seniors) in Oakdale.

Oakdale Age Dependency

49.4

Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Oakdale Sex Ratio

Female2,49037.16%
Male4,21162.84%

Oakdale Population by Age

Oakdale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,9082.3968.231.8
Married9252.4472.127.9
Non Family4971.1482.517.5
Female3373.5529.170.9
Male1493.6484.615.4
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2.72

Average Family Size

2.39

Average Household Size

68.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Oakdale Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Oakdale Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oakdale Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race people with a rate of 91.08%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.86%.

Oakdale Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$24,901

Average Earnings

$24,263

Average Male

$30,646

Average Female

Oakdale Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oakdale Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Oakdale Language

83.47% of Oakdale residents speak only English, while 16.53% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.73% of the population.

Oakdale Language

Oakdale Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,95061720.92%
Black1,36752938.7%
Multiple1281914.84%
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25.56%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.52%

Male Poverty Rate

34.93%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oakdale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oakdale is Black, with 38.7% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oakdale is Multiple, with 14.84% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.24%. Among those working part-time, it was 42.06%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 25.31%.

Oakdale Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade30.48%
Some College22.71%
High School12.83%
Bachelors or Greater
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Oakdale Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Male Unemployed60.99%
Female Employed21.22%
Male Employed2.68%
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Oakdale Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oakdale Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Oakdale Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

36.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

30.0%

Male Marriage Rate

49.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Oakdale Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Oakdale Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

289

Number of Veterans

281

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

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Oakdale Veterans by War

count

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Oakdale Veterans by Age

count

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Oakdale Veterans by Race

Oakdale Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

53.8%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oakdale Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

35.1%

Labor Force Participation

31.5%

Employment Rate

10.4%

Unemployment Rate

Oakdale Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Oakdale Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Oakdale Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

67.83%

Born in Oakdale

84.72%

Native Born

15.28%

Foreign Born

14.34%

Non Citizen

0.94%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.72% of Oakdale residents were born in the United States, with 67.83% having been born in Louisiana. 14.34% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,806-102-1.73%
20285,908-102-1.7%
20276,010-102-1.67%
20266,112-102-1.64%
20256,214-102-1.61%
20246,316-102-1.59%
20236,418-102-1.56%
20226,520-102-1.54%
20216,622-47-0.7%
20206,669-891-11.79%
20197,560-6-0.08%
20187,566-38-0.5%
20177,604-57-0.74%
20167,661-4-0.05%
20157,665-31-0.4%
20147,69660.08%
20137,690-12-0.16%
20127,702-53-0.68%
20117,755-12-0.15%
20107,767-370-4.55%
20008,1371,30519.1%
19906,832-323-4.51%
19807,155-146-2%
19707,30168310.32%
19606,6181,02018.22%
19505,5981,66542.33%
19403,93374523.37%
19303,188-828-20.62%
19204,016
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Oakdale Population by Year