Oakfield, Michigan Population 2024

6,030

Oakfield is a city located in Ionia County, Kent County, and Montcalm County Michigan. Oakfield has a 2024 population of 6,030. Oakfield is currently declining at a rate of -0.68% annually and its population has decreased by -1.23% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,105 in 2020.

The average household income in Oakfield is $100,546 with a poverty rate of 10.26%. The median age in Oakfield is 39.5 years: 41.4 years for males, and 39.2 years for females.

Oakfield Demographics

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

  • White: 92.11%
  • Two or more races: 6.93%
  • Other race: 0.96%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Asian: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
34.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
177.20/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.23% (-75)
The current population of Oakfield, Michigan is 6,030 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,105.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White5,63992.11%
Two or more races4246.93%
Other race590.96%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%
Asian00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Oakfield Population by Race

Oakfield Population Pyramid 2024

Oakfield Median Age

39.5

Total

41.4

Male

39.2

Female

Oakfield Adults

There are 4,903 adults, (1,058 of whom are seniors) in Oakfield.

Oakfield Age Dependency

59.2

Age Dependency Ratio

27.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

31.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Oakfield Sex Ratio

Female2,96548.43%
Male3,15751.57%

Oakfield Population by Age

Oakfield Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All2,3302.6193.66.4
Married1,4412.7994.85.2
Non Family4231.1785.814.2
Male2863.595.54.5
Female1803.11000

2.69

Average Family Size

2.61

Average Household Size

93.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Oakfield Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade1974.58%
Associates Degree3397.88%
Bachelors Degree56413.11%
Graduate Degree4059.41%
High School Graduate1,56936.47%
Less Than 9th Grade591.37%
Some College1,16927.17%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Oakfield Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oakfield Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White3,8043,619896
Hispanic44538673
2+ Races32431212
Other Race5900

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 96.3%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 23.55%.

Oakfield Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$75,750$72,434$76,302
Graduate Degree$52,056$0$51,196
High School Graduate$36,147$40,358$0
Less Than 9th Grade$0$120,361$31,250
Overall$46,020$55,169$26,768
Some College$53,369$78,848$0

$46,020

Average Earnings

$55,169

Average Male

$26,768

Average Female

Oakfield Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oakfield Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Oakfield Language

97.2% of Oakfield residents speak only English, while 2.8% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 2.27% of the population.

Oakfield Language

Oakfield Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White5,3414117.7%
Hispanic66418828.31%
Multiple424419.67%

10.26%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.51%

Male Poverty Rate

13.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oakfield

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oakfield is Hispanic, with 28.31% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oakfield is White, with 7.7% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.01%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 5.79%.

Oakfield Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
High School13.38%
Less Than 9th Grade4.69%
Some College4.05%
Bachelors or Greater0%

Oakfield Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed10.89%
Male Employed7.63%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Oakfield Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oakfield Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$90,460$100,015
Households$88,616$100,546
Married Families$94,183$-999,999,999
Non Families$54,432$67,491

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Oakfield Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.3%

Male Marriage Rate

59.7%

Female Marriage Rate

Oakfield Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Oakfield Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Oakfield Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Oakfield Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

244

Number of Veterans

244

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam174
Korea41
Second Gulf War0
First Gulf War0
World War II0

Oakfield Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 74174
75+53
55 to 6417
18 to 340
35 to 540

Oakfield Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White2445.44%

Oakfield Veterans by Race

Oakfield Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oakfield Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

65%

Labor Force Participation

63.3%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Oakfield Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Oakfield Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Oakfield 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

83.78%

Born in Oakfield

98.46%

Native Born

1.54%

Foreign Born

0.83%

Non Citizen

0.7%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.46% of Oakfield residents were born in the United States, with 83.78% having been born in Michigan. 0.83% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from North America.

Oakfield Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20295,825-41-0.7%
20285,866-41-0.69%
20275,907-41-0.69%
20265,948-41-0.68%
20255,989-41-0.68%
20246,030-41-0.68%
20236,071-41-0.67%
20226,112-41-0.67%
20216,153480.79%
20206,105-304-4.74%
20196,409560.88%
20186,353550.87%
20176,298681.09%
20166,230901.47%
20156,140731.2%
20146,067691.15%
20135,998781.32%
20125,920781.34%
20115,842490.85%
20105,79300%

Oakfield Population by Year