|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Oakdale is 6,985. Oakdale, Louisiana is the 3,978th largest city in the US.
Oakdale is located entirely in Allen Parish.
The peak population of Oakdale was in 2000, when its population was 8,119. In 2000, Oakdale was the 3,209th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 3,978th largest city in the US. Oakdale is currently 14.0% smaller than it was in 2000.
Oakdale has shrunk 13.9% since the year 2000. Oakdale, Louisiana's growth is extremely below average. 94% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
Oakdale has a population density of 1,498.2 people per square mile.
|3980||Milltown, New Jersey||6,981||-0.4%|
|3981||St. Augustine Beach, Florida||6,979||46.6%|
|3982||Tuckahoe, New York||6,974||12.3%|
|3983||Fort Bragg, California||6,970||2.0%|
The total voting age population of Oakdale, Louisiana, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 5,625. The voting age population is 57.9% male and 42.1% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 19.8% of the residents of Oakdale are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Oakdale are 61.0% White, 29.6% Black, 3.2% Other, 3.0% Two or more races, 1.8% Asian and 1.4% American Indian. Additionally, 16.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Oakdale, 17.9% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 18.6%. On a per-household basis, 14.1% of families are below the poverty line in Oakdale.
Among those aged 16 and older, 32.7% of Oakdale residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 79.7% of Oakdale residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 9.9% have a bachelor's degree and 4.1% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Oakdale residents aged 5 and older, 17.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 13.8% of residents speak Spanish at home, 2.1% speak an Indo-European language, and 1.3% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Oakdale is 9.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Oakdale, 27.3% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Oakdale is $32,538.
In Oakdale, 61.1% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 38.9% of housing units in Oakdale.
Of all the housing units in Oakdale, 3.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Oakdale, 6.8% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Oakdale is $444.
In Oakdale, 62.5% of households have an active broadband internet connection.