Oakland demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)72016791
Median age37.438.537.7
Male/Female ratio1.0:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)70%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1839%41%43%
Speak English97%93%79%
Speak Spanish1%4%13%
Oakland, TN has a population of 7,270 and is the 5,045th largest city in the United States. The population density is 720 per sq mi which is 331% higher than the Tennessee average and 694% higher than the national average. The median age in Oakland is 37 which is approximately 3% lower than the Tennessee average of 39. In Oakland, 70% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 1% speak Spanish. 66% of Oakland residents were born in Tennessee, 31% were born out of state, 1% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.

Did you know?

  • The population density in Oakland is 331% higher than Tennessee.
  • The median age in Oakland is 3% lower than Tennessee.
  • In Oakland 87.11% of the population is White.
  • In Oakland 11.31% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Oakland 0.45% of the population is Asian.

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      Oakland population breakdown by race

      Black or African American11.31%16.81%12.63%
      American Indian0.00%0.29%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.05%0.18%
      Mixed race0.44%2.03%3.06%
      Other race0.69%1.38%4.75%
      In Oakland, 1.6% 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, TN demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).