StatisticOakdaleGrand RapidsMichigan
Population density (sq mi)3,5974,362178
Median age29.431.139.5
Male/Female ratio1.1:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a43%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1869%47%41%
Speak Englishn/a85%91%
Speak Spanishn/a11%3%

Key findings

  • The population density in Oakdale is 18% lower than Grand Rapids
  • The median age in Oakdale is 5% lower than Grand Rapids
  • In Oakdale 27.86% of the population is White
  • In Oakdale 62.79% of the population is Black
  • In Oakdale 3.50% of the population is Asian

Compare Grand Rapids, MI Demographics


      Oakdale population breakdown by race

      RaceOakdaleGrand RapidsMichigan
      American Indian0.20%0.44%0.53%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.03%
      Mixed race5.01%4.74%2.74%
      Other race0.64%4.72%1.12%
      In Oakdale, 15.6% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Oakdale age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Oakdale, Grand Rapids, MI demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).