Oakland, Maine Population 2024

2,519

Oakland is a city located in Kennebec County Maine. Oakland has a 2024 population of 2,519. Oakland is currently declining at a rate of annually and its population has increased by 8.39% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,324 in 2020.

The average household income in Oakland is $58,055 with a poverty rate of 21.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Oakland is 41.3 years, 41.6 years for males, and 40.6 years for females.

Oakland Demographics

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

  • White: 90.55%
  • Two or more races: 5.6%
  • Asian: 3.85%
  • Black or African American:
  • Native American:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Maine
Land Area (mi²)
5.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
465.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
8.39% (195)
The current population of Oakland, Maine is 2,519 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 2,324.

Oakland, Maine Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White2,28190.55%
Two or more races1415.6%
Asian973.85%
Black or African American
Native American
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Asian

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Oakland Population by Race

Oakland Population Pyramid 2024

Oakland Median Age

41.3

Total

41.6

Male

40.6

Female

Oakland Adults

There are 1,900 adults, (338 of whom are seniors) in Oakland.

Oakland Age Dependency

61.3

Age Dependency Ratio

21.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

39.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Oakland Sex Ratio

Female1,39255.26%
Male1,12744.74%

Oakland Population by Age

Oakland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1,0432.427129
Married3963.011000
Non Family3641.3360.439.6
Female1872.4826.773.3
Male963.9678.121.9
showing: 5 rows

2.91

Average Family Size

2.42

Average Household Size

71.0%

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 hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 82.05%.

Oakland Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$41,039

Average Earnings

$46,567

Average Male

$33,467

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

98.78% of Oakland residents speak only English, while 1.22% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 1.22% of the population.

Oakland Language

Oakland Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White2,26355024.3%
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21.96%

Overall Poverty Rate

15.72%

Male Poverty Rate

26.94%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oakland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oakland is White, with 24.3% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oakland is White, with 24.3% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was . Among those working part-time, it was 13.93%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 41.07%.

Oakland Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade34.58%
Some College29.49%
High School26.56%
Bachelors or Greater
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Oakland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed10.38%
Male Employed
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

45.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

55.6%

Male Marriage Rate

37.4%

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 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

123

Number of Veterans

51

Male Veterans

72

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

26.02%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.02%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oakland Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

52.9%

Labor Force Participation

52.6%

Employment Rate

0.7%

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

73.6%

Born in Oakland

97.66%

Native Born

2.34%

Foreign Born

0.52%

Non Citizen

1.83%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.66% of Oakland residents were born in the United States, with 73.6% having been born in Maine. 0.52% 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
20242,519
20232,519
20222,5191516.38%
20212,368441.89%
20202,324-65-2.72%
20192,389974.23%
20182,292-319-12.22%
20172,6112148.93%
20162,397-51-2.08%
20152,448-68-2.7%
20142,516994.1%
20132,417150.62%
20122,402-193-7.44%
20112,595-7-0.27%
20102,602
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Oakland Population by Year