Oakland, New Jersey Population 2024

12,591

Oakland is a city located in Bergen County and Passaic County New Jersey. Oakland has a 2024 population of 12,591. Oakland is currently declining at a rate of -0.25% annually and its population has decreased by -0.98% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 12,715 in 2020.

The average household income in Oakland is $179,284 with a poverty rate of 2.43%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Oakland is 41.9 years, 41.5 years for males, and 42.8 years for females.

Oakland Demographics

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

  • White: 85.67%
  • Two or more races: 7.06%
  • Asian: 3.75%
  • Other race: 2.65%
  • Black or African American: 0.85%
  • Native American: 0.02%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
8.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,480.90/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-0.98% (-124)
The current population of Oakland, New Jersey is 12,591 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 12,715.

Oakland, New Jersey Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White10,90985.67%
Two or more races8997.06%
Asian4773.75%
Other race3382.65%
Black or African American1080.85%
Native American30.02%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander00%

White

Two or more races

Asian

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Oakland Population by Race

Oakland Population Pyramid 2024

Oakland Median Age

41.9

Total

41.5

Male

42.8

Female

Oakland Adults

There are 9,852 adults, (1,970 of whom are seniors) in Oakland.

Oakland Age Dependency

61.6

Age Dependency Ratio

25

Old Age Dependency Ratio

36.6

Child Dependency Ratio

Oakland Sex Ratio

Female6,23748.98%
Male6,49751.02%

Oakland Population by Age

Oakland Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All4,3812.8691.18.9
Married3,0403.2597.52.5
Non Family8251.2171.428.6
Male2933.394.25.8
Female2233.0471.328.7

3.21

Average Family Size

2.86

Average Household Size

91.1%

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 Grade1561.75%
9th to 12th Grade1191.34%
High School Graduate1,83720.62%
Some College1,45116.29%
Associates Degree5175.8%
Bachelors Degree2,96233.25%
Graduate Degree1,86620.95%

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
White7,1787,0713,872
Hispanic1,1441,051574
2+ Races713713520
Asian344334287
Other Race1684727
Black959539
Native American330

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 83.43%.

Oakland Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Overall$78,343$100,300$61,815
Less Than 9th Grade$36,736$35,278$250,001
High School Graduate$42,361$59,306$35,906
Some College$60,556$70,833$45,833
Bachelors Degree$81,250$116,406$63,276
Graduate Degree$119,207$182,647$81,708

$78,343

Average Earnings

$100,300

Average Male

$61,815

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

77.93% of Oakland residents speak only English, while 22.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 10.02% of the population.

Oakland Language

Oakland Poverty by Race

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White10,1231761.74%
Hispanic1,478704.74%
Multiple892505.61%
Other2443815.57%
Black10710.93%

2.43%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.42%

Male Poverty Rate

3.47%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oakland

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oakland is Other, with 15.57% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oakland is Black, with 0.93% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.13%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.77%.

Oakland Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade13.74%
High School4.02%
Some College1.6%
Bachelors or Greater1.6%

Oakland Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed10.88%
Male Unemployed2.07%
Male Employed1.08%
Female Employed0.69%

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$162,848$179,284
Families$175,242$193,057
Married Families$182,083$-999,999,999
Non Families$86,528$112,739

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Oakland Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

62.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

64.3%

Male Marriage Rate

61.6%

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 Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Oakland Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Oakland Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

419

Number of Veterans

403

Male Veterans

16

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam102
First Gulf War90
Second Gulf War55
Korea47
World War II0

Oakland Veterans by War

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Age Group
Veterans
75+133
55 to 64101
65 to 7493
35 to 5492
18 to 340

Oakland Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White3944.69%
Hispanic191.56%
Asian164.13%
2+ Races91.21%

Oakland Veterans by Race

Oakland Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oakland Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

70.3%

Labor Force Participation

66.5%

Employment Rate

5.3%

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

62.01%

Born in Oakland

84.88%

Native Born

15.12%

Foreign Born

4.49%

Non Citizen

10.63%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.88% of Oakland residents were born in the United States, with 62.01% having been born in New Jersey. 4.49% 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
202912,436-31-0.25%
202812,467-31-0.25%
202712,498-31-0.25%
202612,529-31-0.25%
202512,560-31-0.25%
202412,591-31-0.25%
202312,622-31-0.25%
202212,653-32-0.25%
202112,685-30-0.24%
202012,715-212-1.64%
201912,927-40-0.31%
201812,967-35-0.27%
201713,002240.18%
201612,978-18-0.14%
201512,996380.29%
201412,958320.25%
201312,926450.35%
201212,881450.35%
201112,836660.52%
201012,7703042.44%
200012,4664693.91%
199011,997-1,446-10.76%
198013,443-977-6.78%
197014,4204,97452.66%
19609,44600%
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Oakland Population by Year