Oakland City, Indiana Population 2024

2,266

Oakland City is a city located in Gibson County Indiana. Oakland City has a 2024 population of 2,266. Oakland City is currently declining at a rate of -0.09% annually and its population has decreased by -0.79% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,284 in 2020.

The average household income in Oakland City is $60,418 with a poverty rate of 15.27%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Oakland City is 40.8 years, 40.8 years for males, and 40.7 years for females.

Oakland City Demographics

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

  • White: 91.08%
  • Two or more races: 4.3%
  • Other race: 2.19%
  • Black or African American: 1.65%
  • Asian: 0.78%
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
1.0 sq mi
Density (mi²)
2,219.70/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.79% (-18)
The current population of Oakland City, Indiana is 2,266 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,284.

Oakland City, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,20591.08%
Two or more races1044.3%
Other race532.19%
Black or African American401.65%
Asian190.78%
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Oakland City Population by Race

Oakland City Population Pyramid 2024

Oakland City Median Age

40.8

Total

40.8

Male

40.7

Female

Oakland City Adults

There are 1,988 adults, (476 of whom are seniors) in Oakland City.

Oakland City Age Dependency

60.1

Age Dependency Ratio

31.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

28.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Oakland City Sex Ratio

Female1,19249.24%
Male1,22950.76%

Oakland City Population by Age

Oakland City Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All8642.4862.237.8
Married4243.3677.822.2
Non Family3301.2550.349.7
Male722.6427.872.2
Female383.0855.344.7
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3.19

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

62.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Oakland City 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

Oakland City Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oakland City Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 100%.

Oakland City Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$32,429

Average Earnings

$40,385

Average Male

$27,400

Average Female

Oakland City Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oakland City Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Oakland City Language

98.14% of Oakland City residents speak only English, while 1.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.86% of the population.

Oakland City Language

Oakland City Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,95128714.71%
Black362877.78%
Hispanic611016.39%
Multiple9377.53%
Other4424.55%
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15.27%

Overall Poverty Rate

15%

Male Poverty Rate

15.57%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oakland City

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oakland City is Black, with 77.78% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oakland City is Other, with 4.55% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 19.04%.

Oakland City Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade17.7%
High School16.51%
Some College8.83%
Bachelors or Greater6.07%
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Oakland City Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed77.42%
Male Employed8.7%
Female Employed2.72%
Male Unemployed
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Oakland City Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oakland City Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Oakland City Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

49.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.5%

Male Marriage Rate

48.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Oakland City Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Oakland City Marriage

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

Oakland City Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Oakland City Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

133

Number of Veterans

129

Male Veterans

4

Female Veterans

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Oakland City Veterans by War

count

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Oakland City Veterans by Age

count

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Oakland City Veterans by Race

Oakland City Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.45%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oakland City Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

60.5%

Labor Force Participation

56.2%

Employment Rate

7.2%

Unemployment Rate

Oakland City Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Oakland City Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Oakland City 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

76.46%

Born in Oakland City

98.47%

Native Born

1.53%

Foreign Born

1.45%

Non Citizen

0.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.47% of Oakland City residents were born in the United States, with 76.46% having been born in Indiana. 1.45% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Oakland City Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20292,256-2-0.09%
20282,258-2-0.09%
20272,260-2-0.09%
20262,262-2-0.09%
20252,264-2-0.09%
20242,266-2-0.09%
20232,268-2-0.09%
20222,270-2-0.09%
20212,272-12-0.53%
20202,284-120-4.99%
20192,40410.04%
20182,403-12-0.5%
20172,415-2-0.08%
20162,417-5-0.21%
20152,422-11-0.45%
20142,433150.62%
20132,418-4-0.17%
20122,42220.08%
20112,420
20102,420
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Oakland City Population by Year