Statewide Claims to Fame

Oakdale is 8th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Foreign born residents

Oakdale is 11th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Race - American Indian or Alaska Native

Oakdale is 18th in Louisiana out of 107 other cities in Income below poverty line

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Oakdale Rank Louisiana US
Current population (2012) 7,694 46th 4,601,893 313,914,040
Size in square miles 5.2 74th 43,203.9 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,498.2 57th 104.9 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Oakdale Rank Louisiana US
Residents younger than 5 5.2% 103rd 6.8% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 18.0% 104th 24.3% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 11.0% 72nd 12.9% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Oakdale Rank Louisiana US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 65.9% 103rd 81.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 7.3% 104th 21.1% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Oakdale Rank Louisiana US
Race - White 62.4% 55th 63.7% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 34.0% 51st 32.4% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 1.2% 11th 0.7% 1.2%
Race - Asian 0.8% 66th 1.7% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 46th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.2% 80th 1.4% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 0.8% 106th 4.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 62.1% 48th 59.9% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Oakdale Rank Louisiana US
Female residents 37.0% 107th 51.1% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 9.8% 8th 3.7% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Oakdale Rank Louisiana US
Housing units 2,428 95th 1,978,848 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 15.8% 56th 18.1% 25.9%
Households 2,261 91st 1,675,097 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 55.0% 88th 67.9% 66.1%
Home median value $69,500 103rd $135,400 $186,200
People per household 2.4 91st 2.6 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Oakdale Rank Louisiana US
Income per capita $14,795 100th $23,853 $27,915
Income per household $27,230 97th $44,086 $52,762
Income below poverty line 28.1% 18th 18.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Oakdale Rank Louisiana US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 390 92nd 375,808 27,092,908
Retail sales $100,327 55th $56,543,203 $3,917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $12,096 46th $12,921 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $8,909 63rd $9,729,869 $613,795,732

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