StatisticLake MerrittOaklandCalifornia
Population613412,04039,512,223
Population density (sq mi)3,2457,372256
Median age59.236.236.0
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)n/a44%52%
Families w/ Kids under 1818%46%46%
Speak Englishn/a60%56%
Speak Spanishn/a22%29%

Key findings

  • 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 White
  • In Lake Merritt 8.57% of the population is Black
  • In Lake Merritt 6.43% of the population is Asian

Compare Oakland, CA Demographics

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      Lake Merritt population breakdown by race

      RaceLake MerrittOaklandCalifornia
      White77.34%38.20%61.26%
      Black8.57%24.74%5.85%
      Asian6.43%15.95%13.85%
      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.

      Household income distribution

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      Lake Merritt age breakdown

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      Age of children in married couples

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