Oakland, FL Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Oakland, Florida - Basic Facts

The Town of Oakland is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Orange County at latitude 28.5541 and longitude -81.6334. Orange County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 118 feet.

The formal official name is the Town of Oakland, but most people and references simply refer to it as Oakland, Florida.

The P1 Census Class Code for Oakland indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Town of Oakland, FL Boundary Map


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


Total Population 2,602
Population in Households 2,554
Population in Familes 2,144
Population in Group Qrtrs 48
Population Density1 1,240
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 862
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 613
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 947 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 591 (62.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 271 (28.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 85 ( 9.0%)
Median Home Value $216,750
Average Home Value $267,317


Median Household Income $54,453
Average Household Income $73,968
Per Capita Income $26,948
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.59% 2.87%
Households 0.44% 2.91%
Families -2.58% 2.81%
Median Household Income   3.55%
Per Capita Income   2.59%
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, 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, 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 # 597 35th
Population Density1 # 511 45th
Diversity Index2 # 195 79th
Median Household Income # 234 75th
Per Capita Income # 333 64th

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