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The Borough of Oakland had a population of 12,595 as of July 1, 2023.
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 Borough of Oakland 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.
|Total Population||12,595 (100%)|
|Population in Households||12,359 (98.1%)|
|Population in Families||11,306 (89.8%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||236 ( 1.9%)|
|Median Household Income||$147,613|
|Average Household Income||$188,545|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||23%|
|Per Capita Income||$64,948|
|Socioeconomic Status Index6||High (67.0)|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||4,512 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,998 (88.6%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||339 ( 7.5%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||175 ( 3.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$571,631|
|Average Home Value||$599,487|
|Housing Affordability Index3||89|
|Average Household Size||2.85|
|Average Family Size||3.00|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.72%|
|Per Capita Income||2.48%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.12%|
The table below compares Oakland to the other 700 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2023 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||# 109||85th|
|Population Density||# 429||39th|
|Median Household Income||# 113||84th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 421||60th|
|Per Capita Income||# 206||71st|
|Diversity Index||# 451||36th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.