Oakland employment information

Income per capita$24,347$36,670$28,555
Median household income$39,593$74,149$53,482
Median income owner occupied$63,226$93,724$68,142
Median income renter occupied$20,608$45,116$33,219
Median earnings male$24,853$45,763$36,116
Median earnings female$17,244$35,135$25,692
Unemployment rate3.7%5.5%5.8%
Poverty level19.3%10.0%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Oakland is 15% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Oakland is 26% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Oakland is 36% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Oakland is 24% higher than the national average.

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Hours worked per week

Oakland median earnings by income bracket

Oakland employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry16.8%3.5%
Manufacturing sector7.0%0.0%
Financial & insurance services7.7%3.3%
Wholesale & retail services17.5%18.2%
Public administration10.8%4.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities4.1%1.2%
Education, health & social services7.0%26.6%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Accident, MD309$46,66713%
Kingwood, WV2,953$45,91814%
Terra Alta, WV1,676$40,32925%
Kitzmiller, MD307$40,00025%
Mountain Lake Park, MD2,368$39,75026%
Oakland, MD2,165$39,59326%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Mount Sterling, IL2,165$36,91731%
Elwood, IL2,165$65,24022%
Ahwahnee, CA2,165$59,12911%
Oyster Bay Cove, NY2,165$208,750290%
Conway, PA2,166$43,66318%
Oakland, MD2,165$39,59326%
Source: The Oakland, MD employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.