Also See: Oakland, NJ ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps
The Borough of Oakland had a population of 12,776 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Oakland is located at latitude 41.0132 and longitude -74.2643 in Bergen County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of Oakland encompass a land area of 8.45 sq. miles and a water area of 0.27 sq. miles. Bergen County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 236 feet.
The Borough of Oakland (GNIS ID: 885330) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Oakland: Yaughpaugh, Yawpaw.
|Total Population||12,776 (100%)|
|Population in Households||12,568 (98.4%)|
|Population in Families||11,511 (90.1%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||208 ( 1.6%)|
|Median Household Income||$133,151|
|Average Household Income||$165,237|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||15%|
|Per Capita Income||$55,681|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||4,500 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,001 (88.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||302 ( 6.7%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||197 ( 4.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$472,035|
|Average Home Value||$515,284|
|Housing Affordability Index3||128|
|Average Household Size||2.92|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.0%|
|Per Capita Income||2.1%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.0%|
The table below compares Oakland to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 98||82nd|
|Population Density||# 380||30th|
|Median Household Income||# 81||85th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 280||51st|
|Per Capita Income||# 143||74th|
|Diversity Index||# 366||33rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.