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Oakland Park, Florida - Basic Facts

Oakland Park is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Oakland Park.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Broward County at latitude 26.1723 and longitude -80.132. Broward County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 7 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Oakland Park (see map) encompass a land area of 7.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0.67 sq. miles.

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Oakland Park, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 41,342
Population in Households 41,185
Population in Familes 27,501
Population in Group Qrtrs 157
Population Density1 5,542
Diversity Index2 74


Total Households 17,386
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 8,789
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 20,281 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,207 (45.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,179 (40.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,895 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $138,532
Average Home Value $164,144


Median Household Income $42,013
Average Household Income $53,749
Per Capita Income $22,579
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.01% 0.86%
Households -0.15% 0.79%
Families -0.37% 0.6%
Median Household Income   3.61%
Per Capita Income   2.35%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Oakland Park, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oakland Park to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 84 91st
Population Density1 # 80 91st
Diversity Index2 # 91 90th
Median Household Income # 481 48th
Per Capita Income # 495 46th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Florida Census Data Comparison Tool.