Oakland, Maryland Population 2020

1,807

Oakland is a city located in Maryland. With a 2020 population of 1,807, it is the 77th largest city in Maryland and the 8018th largest city in the United States. Oakland is currently declining at a rate of -0.50% annually and its population has decreased by -6.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,925 in 2010. Oakland reached it's highest population of 1,900 in 2013. Spanning over 3 miles, Oakland has a population density of 666 people per square mile.

The average household income in Oakland is $51,206 with a poverty rate of 19.73%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $603 per month, and the median house value is $154,000. The median age in Oakland is 50.6 years, 46.5 years for males, and 52.7 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.2 males.

Oakland Demographics

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

  • White: 95.12%
  • Black or African American: 2.74%
  • Two or more races: 1.59%
  • Other race: 0.55%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Oakland, Maryland is 1,807, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,825.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,925.

Oakland, Maryland Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,73495.12%
Black or African American502.74%
Two or More Races291.59%
Some Other Race100.55%

Oakland Population Pyramid 2020

Oakland Median Age

50.6


Total

46.5


Male

52.7


Female

Oakland Adults

There are 1,588 adults, (498 of whom are seniors) in Oakland.

Oakland Age Dependency

67.2

Age Dependency Ratio

45.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

21.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Oakland Sex Ratio

Female

934

51.23%

Male

889

48.77%

Oakland Households and Families

Oakland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Oakland Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84%16%
All53.1%46.9%
Female46.1%53.9%
Non Family37.7%62.3%
Male15%85%

53.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8341.9853.1
Non Family4241.1437.7
Married2812.9484
Female892.6646.1
Male402.615

2.73

Average Family Size

1.98

Average Household Size

9.2%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.8%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Oakland Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1147.90%
9th to 12th Grade1137.83%
High School Graduate57339.71%
Some College27519.06%
Associates Degree795.47%
Bachelors Degree1319.08%
Graduate Degree15810.95%

Oakland Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,3681,181281
Black5024
Hispanic2288
Multiple Races11118
Other Race10

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among multiple races people with a rate of 72.73%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$26,622$31,169$22,321
Less Than High School$$2,625$
High School Grad$25,000$31,935$18,583
Some College$26,181$22,083$26,827
Bachelors Degree$36,429$35,357$40,625
Graduate Degree$62,054$104,375$47,404

$26,622

Average Earnings

$31,169

Average Male

$22,321

Average Female

Oakland Language

Oakland Language by Age

Oakland Language

98.63% of Oakland residents speak only English, while 1.37% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.80% of the population.

Oakland Poverty

Oakland Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White1,63830818.80%
Black2626100.00%

19.73%

Overall Poverty Rate

19.15%

Male Poverty Rate

20.27%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oakland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oakland is Black, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oakland is White, with 18.80% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.19%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 35.87%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School73.06%
Bachelors or Greater15.22%
High School14.72%
Some College9.40%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed76.47%
Male Employed11.23%
Female Employed6.92%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Oakland Income

Oakland Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$37,788$51,206
Families$47,619$69,032
Married Families$60,313-
Non Families$24,300$32,233

Oakland Marital Status

Oakland Marital Status

Marriage Rates

38.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

41.8%

Male Marriage Rate

34.8%

Female Marriage Rate

Oakland Married by Age and Sex

Oakland 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.

Oakland Marital Status by Race

Oakland Veterans

171

Number of Veterans

160

Male Veterans

11

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam70
Second Gulf War40
First Gulf War32
Korea14
World War II
Age Group Veterans
55 to 6447
35 to 5435
75+30
65 to 7430
18 to 3429

$Oakland Veterans by Education

3.66%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.49%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oakland Employment Status

49.2%

Labor Force Participation

46.8%

Employment Rate

3.9%

Unemployment Rate

Oakland Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

59.41%

Born in Maryland

99.01%

Native Born

0.99%

Foreign Born

0.55%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

99.01% of Oakland residents were born in the United States, with 59.41% having been born in Maryland. 0.55% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,807-9-0.50%
20191,816-9-0.49%
20181,825-8-0.44%
20171,833-9-0.49%
20161,842-6-0.32%
20151,848-13-0.70%
20141,861-39-2.05%
20131,90020.11%
20121,89830.16%
20111,8950.00%
20101,8950.00%