Oakland employment information

IndexOaklandSouth CarolinaNational
Income per capita$19,946$24,222$28,555
Median household income$36,932$45,033$53,482
Median income owner occupied$50,000$55,527$68,142
Median income renter occupied$34,462$27,328$33,219
Median earnings male$29,815$31,966$36,116
Median earnings female$26,250$22,711$25,692
Unemployment rate18.7%6.4%5.8%
Poverty level6.2%18.3%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Oakland is 30% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Oakland is 31% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Oakland is 221% higher than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Oakland is 60% lower than the national average.

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Oakland median earnings by income bracket

Oakland employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry0.0%0.0%
Manufacturing sector21.3%0.0%
Financial & insurance services0.0%0.0%
Wholesale & retail services23.6%0.0%
Public administration5.5%23.5%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.9%0.0%
Education, health & social services36.2%52.2%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Boykin, SC114$100,90989%
Oswego, SC62$93,75075%
Stateburg, SC1,615$82,38654%
Dalzell, SC4,504$52,1612%
Lakewood, SC2,942$51,3244%
Oakland, SC1,267$36,93231%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Newellton, LA1,267$23,40556%
Lake Telemark, NJ1,267$111,875109%
Dunes City, OR1,267$53,3330%
Bridgeport, IL1,267$40,78124%
Manhattan, MT1,267$52,7081%
Oakland, SC1,267$36,93231%
Source: The Oakland, SC employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.