Oakland, Iowa Population 2024

1,489

Oakland is a city located in Pottawattamie County Iowa. Oakland has a 2024 population of 1,489. Oakland is currently declining at a rate of -0.53% annually and its population has decreased by -2.17% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,522 in 2020.

The average household income in Oakland is $75,533 with a poverty rate of 17.94%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Oakland is 37.5 years, 32.5 years for males, and 43.6 years for females.

Oakland Demographics

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

  • White: 79.62%
  • Two or more races: 12.75%
  • Other race: 5.36%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 1.91%
  • Native American: 0.3%
  • Black or African American: 0.06%
  • Asian:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
1.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
872.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.17% (-33)
The current population of Oakland, Iowa is 1,489 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,522.

Oakland, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,33679.62%
Two or more races21412.75%
Other race905.36%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander321.91%
Native American50.3%
Black or African American10.06%
Asian
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Oakland Population by Race

Oakland Population Pyramid 2024

Oakland Median Age

37.5

Total

32.5

Male

43.6

Female

Oakland Adults

There are 1,261 adults, (288 of whom are seniors) in Oakland.

Oakland Age Dependency

72.5

Age Dependency Ratio

29.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

42.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Oakland Sex Ratio

Female77646.25%
Male90253.75%

Oakland Population by Age

Oakland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6072.6961.338.7
Married2543.2281.918.1
Non Family2031.4438.461.6
Female763.7148.751.3
Male743.2466.233.8
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3.17

Average Family Size

2.69

Average Household Size

61.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Oakland 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 Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oakland 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 2+ races people with a rate of 56.52%.

Oakland Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$39,591

Average Earnings

$44,397

Average Male

$36,250

Average Female

Oakland Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oakland Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Oakland Language

84.92% of Oakland residents speak only English, while 15.08% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 10.35% of the population.

Oakland Language

Oakland Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,23725020.21%
Multiple2143616.82%
Hispanic2622810.69%
Islander32618.75%
Black11100%
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17.94%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.51%

Male Poverty Rate

16.01%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oakland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oakland is Black, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oakland is Hispanic, with 10.69% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 3.83%. Among those working part-time, it was 20.78%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 44.44%.

Oakland Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29%
Bachelors or Greater21.08%
High School18.6%
Some College11.26%
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Oakland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed11.25%
Male Employed6.68%
Male Unemployed
Female Unemployed
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Oakland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oakland Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Oakland Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

40.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.0%

Male Marriage Rate

40.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Oakland Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Oakland 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 Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Oakland Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

81

Number of Veterans

81

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Oakland Veterans by War

count

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Oakland Veterans by Age

count

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Oakland Veterans by Race

Oakland Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

16.05%

Veteran Poverty Rate

35.8%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oakland Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

59.2%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

1.3%

Unemployment Rate

Oakland Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Oakland Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Oakland 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

54.71%

Born in Oakland

86.71%

Native Born

13.29%

Foreign Born

7.69%

Non Citizen

5.6%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

86.71% of Oakland residents were born in the United States, with 54.71% having been born in Iowa. 7.69% 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: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,449-8-0.55%
20281,457-8-0.55%
20271,465-8-0.54%
20261,473-8-0.54%
20251,481-8-0.54%
20241,489-8-0.53%
20231,497-8-0.53%
20221,505-8-0.53%
20211,513-9-0.59%
20201,522241.6%
20191,498-9-0.6%
20181,507-2-0.13%
20171,509-4-0.26%
20161,513-2-0.13%
20151,51560.4%
20141,50950.33%
20131,504-6-0.4%
20121,510-14-0.92%
20111,524-5-0.33%
20101,529
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Oakland Population by Year