Income/capita 18%
Household income 16%
Unemployment 65%
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IndexOakland ParkFloridaNational
Income per capita$24,314$27,598$29,829
Median household income$46,447$48,900$55,322
Median income owner occupied$56,536$59,209$70,586
Median income renter occupied$35,298$34,622$35,192
Median earnings male$30,292$31,444$36,919
Median earnings female$23,299$25,332$26,250
Unemployment rate7.7%4.9%4.7%
Poverty level18.6%16.1%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Oakland Park is 18% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Oakland Park is 16% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Oakland Park is 65% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Oakland Park is 23% higher than the national average

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      Oakland Park employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry14.6%1.2%
      Manufacturing sector8.2%0.5%
      Financial & insurance services2.4%5.2%
      Wholesale & retail services16.4%16.5%
      Public administration3.9%3.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities6.6%1.8%
      Education, health & social services7.4%28.2%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lazy Lake, FL34$242,813338.9%
      Golden Beach, FL635$150,938172.8%
      Sea Ranch Lakes, FL663$128,750132.7%
      Parkland, FL28,354$128,292131.9%
      Cooper City, FL34,364$92,38867.0%
      Oakland Park, FL43,660$46,44716.0%

      Cities with similar population

      CityPopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Lompoc, CA43,678$46,72815.5%
      Pittsfield, MA43,632$45,20618.3%
      El Centro, CA43,699$41,84924.4%
      North Miami Beach, FL43,722$38,05831.2%
      Danville, CA43,758$146,603165.0%
      Oakland Park, FL43,660$46,44716.0%
      Source: The Oakland Park, FL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).