Oakland, Mississippi Population 2024

453

Oakland is a city located in Tallahatchie County and Yalobusha County Mississippi. Oakland has a 2024 population of 453. Oakland is currently declining at a rate of -0.44% annually and its population has decreased by -2.16% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 463 in 2020.

The average household income in Oakland is $34,264 with a poverty rate of 15.97%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Oakland is 43.9 years, 24.7 years for males, and 62.1 years for females.

Oakland Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 82.46%
  • White: 14.92%
  • Two or more races: 1.57%
  • Asian: 1.05%
  • Native American: 0%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
  • Other race: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
1.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
296.30/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-2.16% (-10)
The current population of Oakland, Mississippi is 453 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 463.

Oakland, Mississippi Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American31582.46%
White5714.92%
Two or more races61.57%
Asian41.05%
Native American00%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%
Other race00%

Black or African American

White

Two or more races

Asian

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Oakland Population by Race

Oakland Population Pyramid 2024

Oakland Median Age

43.9

Total

24.7

Male

62.1

Female

Oakland Adults

There are 356 adults, (74 of whom are seniors) in Oakland.

Oakland Age Dependency

35.5

Age Dependency Ratio

26.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

9.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Oakland Sex Ratio

Female13134.29%
Male25165.71%

Oakland Population by Age

Oakland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All1752.1863.436.6
Non Family103063.136.9
Married384.4584.215.8
Female252.925644
Male94.110100

3.82

Average Family Size

2.18

Average Household Size

63.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Oakland Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2912.45%
9th to 12th Grade5222.32%
High School Graduate7331.33%
Some College5121.89%
Associates Degree187.73%
Bachelors Degree73%
Graduate Degree31.29%

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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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
Black1681208
White57322
Hispanic880
Asian400
2+ Races400

The highest rate of high school graduation is among hispanic people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 4.76%.

Oakland Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$29,219$29,808$26,250
Less Than 9th Grade$28,125$38,125$0
High School Graduate$28,750$0$0
Some College$29,750$0$30,000
Bachelors Degree$0$0$0
Graduate Degree$0$0$0

$29,219

Average Earnings

$29,808

Average Male

$26,250

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

96.84% of Oakland residents speak only English, while 3.16% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other languages, which is spoken by 2.11% of the population.

Oakland Language

Oakland Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black3154815.24%
White57915.79%
Hispanic88100%
Multiple6466.67%

15.97%

Overall Poverty Rate

11.16%

Male Poverty Rate

25.19%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oakland

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oakland is Black, with 15.24% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.39%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.67%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.87%.

Oakland Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater60%
Less Than 9th Grade28.4%
High School20.55%
Some College17.39%

Oakland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed100%
Female Employed18.52%
Male Employed9.3%
Male Unemployed0%

Oakland Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oakland Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Households$25,150$34,264
Families$31,667$49,875
Married Families-$-999,999,999
Non Families$16,607$22,815

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Oakland Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

24.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

22.6%

Male Marriage Rate

27.9%

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 45-54, 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

53

Number of Veterans

53

Male Veterans

0

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Second Gulf War38
Vietnam15
First Gulf War0
Korea0
World War II0

Oakland Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
18 to 3438
55 to 648
65 to 747
35 to 540
75+0

Oakland Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
Black4615.81%
White712.28%

Oakland Veterans by Race

Oakland Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

0%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oakland Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

44.6%

Labor Force Participation

30.7%

Employment Rate

31.1%

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

97.91%

Born in Oakland

98.95%

Native Born

1.05%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

1.05%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.95% of Oakland residents were born in the United States, with 97.91% having been born in Mississippi. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Oakland Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029440-3-0.68%
2028443-2-0.45%
2027445-3-0.67%
2026448-2-0.44%
2025450-3-0.66%
2024453-2-0.44%
2023455-3-0.66%
2022458-4-0.87%
2021462-1-0.22%
2020463-35-7.03%
2019498-12-2.35%
2018510-4-0.78%
2017514-2-0.39%
201651610.19%
201551550.98%
2014510-3-0.58%
201351300%
2012513-7-1.35%
2011520-4-0.76%
201052400%

Oakland Population by Year