Lake Merritt demographics profile

StatisticLake MerrittOaklandCalifornia
Population density (sq mi)3,2457,372232
Median age59.236.236.0
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a44%52%
Speak Englishn/a60%56%
Speak Spanishn/a22%29%

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  • The population density in Lake Merritt is 56% lower than Oakland.
  • The median age in Lake Merritt is 64% higher than Oakland.
  • In Lake Merritt 77.34% of the population is Caucasian.
  • In Lake Merritt 8.57% of the population is African American.
  • In Lake Merritt 6.43% of the population is Asian.

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Lake Merritt population breakdown by race

RaceLake MerrittOaklandCalifornia
African American8.57%24.74%5.85%
American Indian0.79%0.79%0.74%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.58%0.39%
Mixed race6.88%6.63%4.62%
Other race0.00%13.11%13.28%
In Lake Merritt, 26.7% 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.

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Lake Merritt age breakdown

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Source: The Lake Merritt, Oakland, CA demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).