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Oakland, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Oakland Census Designated Place had a population of 1,540 as of July 1, 2016.

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, 2016.

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Oakland, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,540
Population in Households 1,540
Population in Familes 1,191
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,087
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 752
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 467
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 806 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 606 (75.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 146 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 54 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $85,728
Average Home Value $112,974


Median Household Income $44,910
Average Household Income $54,476
Per Capita Income $26,388
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.39% -0.62%
Households -0.17% -0.43%
Families -0.67% -0.56%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
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, 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, 2016 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 # 758 57th
Population Density1 # 1039 41st
Diversity Index2 # 972 45th
Median Household Income # 1107 37th
Per Capita Income # 719 59th

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