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Oakland, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Oakland Census Designated Place had a population of 1,543 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Oakland is located at latitude 40.3055 and longitude -78.8818 in Cambria County. The formal boundaries for the Oakland Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Cambria County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 1,585 feet.

The Oakland Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2630613) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Oakland Census Designated Place is located within Township of Stonycreek, a minor civil division (MCD) of Cambria County.

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, 2017.

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Oakland, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,543
Daytime Population: Workers 913
Daytime Population: Residents 808
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,721
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.12
Population in Households 1,543
Population in Familes 1,192
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,089
Diversity Index3 10


Median Household Income $46,967
Average Household Income $56,754
Per Capita Income $27,257


Total Housing Units 819 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 603 (73.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 144 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 72 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $91,132
Average Home Value $119,536


Total Households 747
Average Household Size 2.07
Family Households 464
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.31% -0.78%
Households -0.24% -0.68%
Families -0.67% -0.74%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   2.78%

Oakland, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oakland to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 756 57th
Population Density # 1030 42nd
Diversity Index # 1031 42nd
Median Household Income # 1110 37th
Per Capita Income # 753 57th

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