Oakland, Iowa Population 2021

1,491
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Oakland is a city located in Pottawattamie County Iowa. With a 2020 population of 1,491, it is the 202nd largest city in Iowa and the 8726th largest city in the United States . Oakland is currently declining at a rate of -0.33% annually and its population has decreased by -2.36% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,527 in 2010. Oakland reached it's highest population of in . Spanning over 2 miles, Oakland has a population density of 874 people per square mile.

The average household income in Oakland is $78,646 with a poverty rate of 12.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $655 per month, and the median house value is $110,800. The median age in Oakland is 36 years, 33.5 years for males, and 39.1 years for females.

Oakland Demographics

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

  • White: 91.70%
  • Other race: 5.36%
  • Two or more races: 2.11%
  • Black or African American: 0.45%
  • Native American: 0.26%
  • Asian: 0.13%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Oakland, Iowa is 1,491 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,501.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,527.

Oakland, Iowa Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,43791.70%
Some Other Race845.36%
Two or More Races332.11%
Black or African American70.45%
American Indian and Alaska Native40.26%
Asian20.13%
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Oakland Population by Race

Oakland Population Pyramid $2021

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Oakland Median Age

36


Total

33.5


Male

39.1


Female

Oakland Adults

There are 1,181 adults, (247 of whom are seniors) in Oakland.

Oakland Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

26.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.3

Child Dependency Ratio

Oakland Sex Ratio

Female

797

50.86%

Male

770

49.14%

Oakland Population by Age

Oakland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Oakland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Non Family38.2%61.8%
Female56.2%43.8%
All69.5%30.5%
Married86.8%13.2%
Male93%7%

69.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Oakland Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5902.5869.5
Married3043.1586.8
Non Family1701.2638.2
Female733.0856.2
Male432.8693

2.98

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Oakland Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade282.68%
9th to 12th Grade605.75%
High School Graduate27826.65%
Some College31430.11%
Associates Degree13012.46%
Bachelors Degree18517.74%
Graduate Degree484.60%
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Oakland Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oakland Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White928874205
Hispanic1016724
Other Race804624
Native American44
Black44
2+ Races444
Asian22

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

Oakland Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$39,701$50,000$31,080
Less Than 9th Grade$36,705$$
High School Graduate$36,250$40,714$24,375
Some College$40,227$50,000$31,447
Bachelors Degree$39,861$54,000$27,031
Graduate Degree$54,688$80,000$52,813

$39,701

Average Earnings

$50,000

Average Male

$31,080

Average Female

Oakland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oakland Language by Age

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Oakland Language

91.14% of Oakland residents speak only English, while 8.86% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 5.81% of the population.

Oakland Language

Oakland Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,31317213.10%
Hispanic16484.88%
Other8489.52%
Multiple33515.15%
Black7457.14%

12.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

10.19%

Male Poverty Rate

14.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oakland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oakland is Black, with 57.14% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oakland is Hispanic, with 4.88% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 25.09%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.77%.

Oakland Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade27.03%
High School17.58%
Some College13.13%
Bachelors or Greater1.29%

Oakland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed35.29%
Female Unemployed33.33%
Female Employed9.12%
Male Employed6.25%

Oakland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oakland Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$67,222$78,646
Families$72,778$81,750
Married Families$83,194-
Non Families$29,444$62,786
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Income by Household Type

Oakland Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

49.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

49.3%

Male Marriage Rate

49.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Oakland Married by Age and Sex

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Oakland 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.

Oakland Marital Status by Race

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Oakland Marital Status

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74

Number of Veterans

72

Male Veterans

2

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam39
First Gulf War13
Second Gulf War6
World War II4
Korea

Oakland Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7425
35 to 5424
75+19
55 to 646
18 to 34

Oakland Veterans by Age

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Oakland Veterans by Race

Oakland Veterans by Education

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8.11%

Veteran Poverty Rate

17.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oakland Veterans by Education

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70%

Labor Force Participation

66.4%

Employment Rate

4.7%

Unemployment Rate

Oakland Employment by Age

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Oakland Employment by Race

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Oakland 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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60.18%

Born in Oakland

92.28%

Native Born

7.72%

Foreign Born

6.19%

Non Citizen

1.53%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.28% of Oakland residents were born in the United States, with 60.18% having been born in Iowa. 6.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Oakland Place of Birth

Note: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,491-5-0.33%
20201,496-5-0.33%
20191,501-5-0.33%
20181,506-1-0.07%
20171,507-4-0.26%
20161,511-5-0.33%
20151,51680.53%
20141,50850.33%
20131,503-7-0.46%
20121,510-14-0.92%
20111,524-5-0.33%
20101,5290.00%

Oakland Population by Year