Oakdale, Louisiana Population 2022

6,474
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Oakdale is a city located in Allen Parish Louisiana. Oakdale has a 2020 population of 6,474. Oakdale is currently declining at a rate of -1.66% annually and its population has decreased by -3.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,692 in 2010.

The average household income in Oakdale is $54,863 with a poverty rate of 21.36%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $601 per month, and the median house value is $98,600. 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: 61.02%
  • Black or African American: 30.26%
  • Other race: 3.41%
  • Two or more races: 2.54%
  • Native American: 1.53%
  • Asian: 1.24%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Oakdale, Louisiana is 6,474 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,692.

Oakdale, Louisiana Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,62061.02%
Black or African American2,29130.26%
American Indian and Alaska Native1161.53%
Asian941.24%
Some Other Race2583.41%
Two or More Races1922.54%
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Oakdale Population by Race

Oakdale Population Pyramid 2022

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Oakdale Median Age

44.7


Total

42.8


Male

49


Female

Oakdale Adults

There are 6,607 adults, (1,330 of whom are seniors) in Oakdale.

Oakdale Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

25.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

18.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Oakdale Sex Ratio

Female

2,790

36.85%

Male

4,781

63.15%

Oakdale Population by Age

Oakdale Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Oakdale Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male86.2%13.8%
Non Family68.6%31.4%
Married63.5%36.5%
All61%39%
Female38.3%61.7%

61.0%

Rate of Home Ownership

Oakdale Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,0812.4861
Married8752.5963.5
Male1165.1286.2
Female4463.5338.3
Non Family6441.1368.6

2.94

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Oakdale Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4076.76%
9th to 12th Grade72312.01%
High School Graduate2,83247.03%
Some College1,22220.29%
Associates Degree2554.23%
Bachelors Degree3235.36%
Graduate Degree2604.32%
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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
Asian848418
White3,1562,493343
Black1,7071,448170
2+ Races101568
Hispanic1,15493952
Other Race2491998
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 21.43%.

Oakdale Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$22,295$22,238$25,020
Less Than 9th Grade$21,881$21,778$53,500
High School Graduate$22,238$22,237$22,241
Some College$21,563$24,750$14,679
Bachelors Degree$41,298$$45,139
Graduate Degree$$$

$22,295

Average Earnings

$22,238

Average Male

$25,020

Average Female

Oakdale Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oakdale Language by Age

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Oakdale Language

82.71% of Oakdale residents speak only English, while 17.29% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 14.94% of the population.

Oakdale Language

Oakdale Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1,61446328.69%
White3,27763619.41%
OtherNaN%
Multiple9144.40%

21.36%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.12%

Male Poverty Rate

26.89%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oakdale

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oakdale is Black, with 28.69% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oakdale is Multiple, with 4.40% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 38.05%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 23.39%.

Oakdale Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.49%
High School7.33%
Some College31.57%
Bachelors or Greater7.36%

Oakdale Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed4.41%
Male Unemployed49.70%
Female Employed24.77%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Oakdale Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oakdale Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$31,103$57,112
Families$55,347$70,481
Married Families$62,981-
Non Families$17,396$23,010
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Income by Household Type

Oakdale Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

34.8%

Overall Marriage Rate

33.2%

Male Marriage Rate

37.7%

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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424

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War60
First Gulf War54
Vietnam193
Korea14
World War II14

Oakdale Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3442
35 to 54107
55 to 6490
65 to 7470
75+115

Oakdale Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1784.18%
Black22912.41%
Other Race176.59%
Hispanic373.07%

Oakdale Veterans by Race

Oakdale Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

57.20%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oakdale Veterans by Education

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35.7%

Labor Force Participation

32.4%

Employment Rate

9.2%

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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67.69%

Born in Oakdale

85.51%

Native Born

14.49%

Foreign Born

13.49%

Non Citizen

1.00%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

85.51% of Oakdale residents were born in the United States, with 67.69% having been born in Louisiana. 13.49% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
19204,0160.00%
19303,188-828-2.28%
19403,9337452.12%
19505,5981,6653.59%
19606,6181,0201.69%
19707,3016830.99%
19807,155-146-0.20%
19906,832-323-0.46%
20008,1371,3051.76%
20107,780-357-0.45%
20117,671-109-1.40%
20127,562-109-1.42%
20137,453-109-1.44%
20147,344-109-1.46%
20157,235-109-1.48%
20167,126-109-1.51%
20177,017-109-1.53%
20186,908-109-1.55%
20196,799-109-1.58%
20206,692-107-1.57%
20216,583-109-1.63%
20226,474-109-1.66%

Oakdale Population by Year