Oakland, PA Profile: Facts & Data

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Oakland, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of Oakland had a population of 610 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Oakland is located at latitude 41.9501 and longitude -75.6049 in Susquehanna County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Oakland encompass a land area of 0.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Susquehanna County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 945 feet.

The Borough of Oakland (GNIS ID: 1215616) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.


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Oakland, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Oakland, PA Housing Affordability Index is 203
State of Pennsylvania Housing Affordability Index is 131
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Oakland, PA Wealth Index is 62
State of Pennsylvania Wealth Index is 99
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 610
Population in Households 610
Population in Familes 489
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 1,367
Diversity Index1 10
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,490
Average Household Income $60,640
Per Capita Income $23,820
Wealth Index3 62

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 256 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 177 (69.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 52 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $103,409
Housing Affordability Index2 203
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 229
Average Household Size 2.66
Family Households 159
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population -0.11% -0.3%
Households 0.0% -0.26%
Families -0.27% -0.38%
Median Household Income   2.3%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

Oakland, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oakland to the other 1,761 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 1219 31st
Population Density # 900 49th
Diversity Index # 1067 40th
Median Household Income # 1434 19th
Per Capita Income # 1379 22nd

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