Oakland, Maryland Population 2024

1,802

Oakland is a city located in Garrett County Maryland. Oakland has a 2024 population of 1,802. It is also the county seat of Garrett County.Oakland is currently declining at a rate of -0.72% annually and its population has decreased by -2.38% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,846 in 2020.

The average household income in Oakland is $73,142 with a poverty rate of 12.55%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Oakland is 50.2 years, 39.5 years for males, and 58.5 years for females.

Oakland Demographics

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

  • White: 94.99%
  • Two or more races: 1.95%
  • Black or African American: 1.35%
  • Asian: 1.35%
  • Other race: 0.2%
  • Native American: 0.15%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
Land Area (mi²)
2.7 sq mi
Density (mi²)
664.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.38% (-44)
The current population of Oakland, Maryland is 1,802 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,846.

Oakland, Maryland Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,89594.99%
Two or more races391.95%
Black or African American271.35%
Asian271.35%
Other race40.2%
Native American30.15%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Black or African American

Asian

Other race

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Oakland Population by Race

Oakland Population Pyramid 2024

Oakland Median Age

50.2

Total

39.5

Male

58.5

Female

Oakland Adults

There are 1,663 adults, (574 of whom are seniors) in Oakland.

Oakland Age Dependency

83.2

Age Dependency Ratio

52.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Oakland Sex Ratio

Female94847.52%
Male1,04752.48%

Oakland Population by Age

Oakland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All9022.0452.847.2
Non Family4311.0539.960.1
Married3723.0366.433.6
Female942.6260.639.4
Male52.60100
showing: 5 rows

2.95

Average Family Size

2.04

Average Household Size

52.8%

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 native american people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 88.89%.

Oakland Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,589

Average Earnings

$45,972

Average Male

$35,394

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

98.25% of Oakland residents speak only English, while 1.75% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 1.01% of the population.

Oakland Language

Oakland Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White1,81123212.81%
Multiple39410.26%
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12.55%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.46%

Male Poverty Rate

13.77%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oakland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oakland is White, with 12.81% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oakland is Multiple, with 10.26% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.68%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.15%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 12.69%.

Oakland Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade40.3%
Some College9.07%
High School8.23%
Bachelors or Greater3.9%
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Oakland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Employed9.7%
Female Employed4.87%
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

49.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

47.8%

Male Marriage Rate

50.6%

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 55-64.

Oakland Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Oakland Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

226

Number of Veterans

208

Male Veterans

18

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

1.33%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.37%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oakland Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

51.8%

Labor Force Participation

50.3%

Employment Rate

2%

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

66.37%

Born in Oakland

98.7%

Native Born

1.3%

Foreign Born

0.15%

Non Citizen

1.15%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.7% of Oakland residents were born in the United States, with 66.37% having been born in Maryland. 0.15% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Oakland Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,737-13-0.74%
20281,750-13-0.74%
20271,763-13-0.73%
20261,776-13-0.73%
20251,789-13-0.72%
20241,802-13-0.72%
20231,815-13-0.71%
20221,828-13-0.71%
20211,841-5-0.27%
20201,846301.65%
20191,816-11-0.6%
20181,827-6-0.33%
20171,833-11-0.6%
20161,844-4-0.22%
20151,848-15-0.81%
20141,863-36-1.9%
20131,899
20121,89930.16%
20111,89610.05%
20101,895
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Oakland Population by Year