Statewide Claims to Fame

Oakland is 9th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Home ownership rate

Oakland is 17th in New Jersey out of 185 other cities in Retail sales per capita

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Oakland Rank New Jersey US
Current population (2012) 12,873 72nd 8,864,590 313,914,040
Size in square miles 8.4 27th 7,354.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 1,508.6 229th 1,195.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Oakland Rank New Jersey US
Residents younger than 5 5.3% 181st 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 26.0% 59th 22.9% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 14.2% 109th 14.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Oakland Rank New Jersey US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 94.9% 57th 87.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 51.0% 60th 35.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Oakland Rank New Jersey US
Race - White 92.7% 30th 73.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 0.9% 239th 14.7% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 125th 0.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 4.2% 152nd 9.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.0% 116th 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 1.6% 199th 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 5.3% 206th 18.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 88.4% 31st 58.2% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Oakland Rank New Jersey US
Female residents 51.1% 169th 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 10.7% 185th 20.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Oakland Rank New Jersey US
Housing units 4,470 118th 3,562,553 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 1.6% 249th 35.9% 25.9%
Households 4,181 117th 3,180,854 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 95.8% 9th 66.6% 66.1%
Home median value $489,100 54th $349,100 $186,200
People per household 3.0 38th 2.7 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Oakland Rank New Jersey US
Income per capita $43,636 62nd $35,678 $27,915
Income per household $115,797 39th $71,180 $52,762
Income below poverty line 2.8% 209th 9.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Oakland Rank New Jersey US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 1,465 64th 781,622 27,092,908
Retail sales $440,551 22nd $124,813,580 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $33,277 17th $14,453 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $18,307 84th $19,993,613 $613,795,732

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