Oakland demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)5806291
Median age35.536.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:10.9:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)48%54%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1844%42%43%
Speak English100%96%79%
Speak Spanish0%2%13%
Oakland, MS has a population of 792 and is the 16,676th largest city in the United States. The population density is 580 per sq mi which is 841% higher than the Mississippi average and 540% higher than the national average. The median age in Oakland is 36 which is approximately 3% lower than the Mississippi average of 37. In Oakland, 48% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 100% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 91% of Oakland residents were born in Mississippi, 9% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Oakland is 841% higher than Mississippi.
  • The median age in Oakland is 3% lower than Mississippi.
  • In Oakland 13.38% of the population is White.
  • In Oakland 85.61% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Oakland 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Oakland population breakdown by race

Black or African American85.61%37.51%12.63%
American Indian0.00%0.44%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.02%0.18%
Mixed race0.00%1.18%3.06%
Other race1.01%0.88%4.75%
In Oakland, 6.6% 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.

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