StatisticOaklandCaliforniaNational
Population412,04039,512,223328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)7,37225691
Median age36.236.037.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)44%52%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1846%46%43%
Speak English60%56%79%
Speak Spanish22%29%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Oakland is 2780% higher than California
  • The median age in Oakland is 1% higher than California
  • In Oakland 38.20% of the population is White
  • In Oakland 24.74% of the population is Black
  • In Oakland 15.95% of the population is Asian

Compare Oakland, CA Demographics

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      Oakland population breakdown by race

      RaceOaklandCaliforniaNational
      White38.20%61.26%73.35%
      Black24.74%5.85%12.63%
      Asian15.95%13.85%5.22%
      American Indian0.79%0.74%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.58%0.39%0.18%
      Mixed race6.63%4.62%3.06%
      Other race13.11%13.28%4.75%
      In Oakland, 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.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Oakland age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

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