Oakland, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Oakland, Florida - Basic Facts

The Town of Oakland had a population of 2,622 as of July 1, 2015. Oakland ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Oakland is located at latitude 28.5541 and longitude -81.6334 in Orange County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Oakland (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Orange County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 118 feet.

The Town of Oakland (GNIS ID: 2404412) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Oakland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Oakland, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 2,622
Population in Households 2,576
Population in Familes 2,165
Population in Group Qrtrs 46
Population Density1 1,249
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 869
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 616
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 961 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 591 (61.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 277 (28.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 92 ( 9.6%)
Median Home Value $237,607
Average Home Value $286,106


Median Household Income $56,780
Average Household Income $75,832
Per Capita Income $27,718
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.62% 2.71%
Households 0.51% 2.77%
Families -2.0% 2.71%
Median Household Income   2.86%
Per Capita Income   2.87%
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.

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Oakland, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oakland to the other 920 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 599 35th
Population Density1 # 513 44th
Diversity Index2 # 189 80th
Median Household Income # 229 75th
Per Capita Income # 319 65th

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