Oakland Park, Florida

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Population in 2017: 45,035 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +45.4%
Males: 24,363  (54.1%)
Females: 20,672  (45.9%)
Median resident age:

39.9 years
Florida median age:

42.0 years

Zip codes: 33334.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $48,392 (it was $35,493 in 2000)
Oakland Park:

$48,392
FL:

$52,594

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,735 (it was $18,873 in 2000)

Oakland Park city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $234,072 (it was $92,300 in 2000)
Oakland Park:

$234,072
FL:

$214,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $241,198; detached houses: $280,828; townhouses or other attached units: $230,196; in 2-unit structures: $173,987; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $171,420; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $134,072; mobile homes: $17,417

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,207.

March 2019 cost of living index in Oakland Park: 115.1 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 18.6%
(14.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.4% for Black residents, 18.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 51.1% for American Indian residents, 40.1% for other race residents, 10.9% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Oakland Park, FL (2017)
    • 16,02335.3%White alone
    • 14,16831.2%Hispanic
    • 12,14626.8%Black alone
    • 1,6013.5%Asian alone
    • 1,4673.2%Two or more races
    • 950.2%Other race alone
    • 430.09%American Indian alone

Races in Oakland Park detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Florida and other state lists, there were 15 registered sex offenders living in Oakland Park, Florida as of June 02, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Oakland Park is 2,982 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is much lower than the state average.


Crime rates in Oakland Park by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
3
(9.3)
1
(3.1)
1
(2.4)
2
(4.8)
3
(7.1)
3
(7.0)
2
(4.8)
0
(0.0)
2
(4.6)
5
(11.4)
6
(13.5)
4
(8.9)
1
(2.2)
1
(2.2)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
23
(71.4)
17
(52.7)
18
(42.4)
24
(57.7)
24
(56.8)
17
(39.9)
12
(28.6)
16
(37.5)
17
(39.3)
27
(61.7)
23
(51.8)
18
(40.1)
24
(53.6)
18
(39.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
139
(431.4)
180
(558.2)
188
(442.5)
125
(300.3)
150
(355.0)
133
(312.4)
144
(343.5)
135
(316.2)
112
(258.7)
68
(155.4)
76
(171.2)
72
(160.3)
84
(187.4)
92
(201.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
311
(965.1)
306
(948.9)
291
(684.9)
257
(617.3)
222
(525.4)
147
(345.3)
167
(398.3)
184
(430.9)
165
(381.2)
127
(290.3)
139
(313.1)
123
(273.9)
166
(370.4)
166
(364.3)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
451
(1,400)
566
(1,755)
492
(1,158)
584
(1,403)
535
(1,266)
611
(1,435)
659
(1,572)
699
(1,637)
609
(1,407)
362
(827.5)
461
(1,039)
370
(824.0)
308
(687.3)
261
(572.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
1,357
(4,211)
1,623
(5,033)
1,631
(3,839)
1,717
(4,124)
1,589
(3,761)
1,387
(3,258)
1,409
(3,361)
1,442
(3,377)
1,408
(3,253)
1,310
(2,995)
1,193
(2,688)
1,516
(3,376)
1,313
(2,930)
1,157
(2,539)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
239
(741.7)
262
(812.5)
227
(534.3)
206
(494.8)
162
(383.4)
123
(288.9)
117
(279.1)
118
(276.3)
113
(261.0)
120
(274.3)
133
(299.6)
174
(387.5)
155
(345.9)
188
(412.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
6
(18.6)
7
(21.7)
3
(7.1)
8
(19.2)
5
(11.8)
2
(4.7)
4
(9.5)
6
(14.1)
4
(9.2)
5
(11.4)
5
(11.3)
3
(6.7)
4
(8.9)
1
(2.2)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)723.9794.8585.7572.0541.0462.7481.9482.8444.0376.6386.6376.5370.6344.1

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City-data.com crime index in Oakland Park, FL

Crime rate in Oakland Park detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 95 (84 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Florida average:

2.08
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Ancestries: Haitian (12.6%), Jamaican (5.2%), American (4.9%), Italian (3.8%), German (3.4%), Irish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Land area: 6.30 square miles.

Population density: 7,148 people per square mile   (high).

Oakland Park, Florida map

15,619 residents are foreign born (27.9% Latin America).

This city:

34.4%
Florida:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,001 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,898 (0.9%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fort Lauderdale, FL (2.8 miles , pop. 152,397).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Hialeah, FL (23.7 miles , pop. 226,419).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (962.5 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities:

Twin Lakes, FL (1.0 miles ),
North Andrews Gardens, FL (1.0 miles ),
Wilton Manors, FL (1.1 miles ),
Lazy Lake, FL (1.2 miles),
Rock Island, FL (1.6 miles ),
Fort Lauderdale, FL (1.7 miles ),
Golden Heights, FL (1.7 miles ),
Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, FL (1.7 miles )

Latitude: 26.18 N, Longitude: 80.14 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -4,089 (-9.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,797 (16.0%)

Distribution of median household income in Oakland Park, FL in 2017
Distribution of house value in Oakland Park, FL in 2017

Property values in Oakland Park, FL

Oakland Park satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $157,000
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $143,200
  • 1999: 49 buildings, average cost: $93,600
  • 2000: 14 buildings, average cost: $102,000
  • 2001: 21 buildings, average cost: $84,000
  • 2002: 31 buildings, average cost: $118,200
  • 2003: 9 buildings, average cost: $174,700
  • 2004: 81 buildings, average cost: $170,500
  • 2005: 24 buildings, average cost: $173,800
  • 2006: 166 buildings, average cost: $153,000
  • 2007: 257 buildings, average cost: $165,500
  • 2008: 21 buildings, average cost: $133,200
  • 2009: 25 buildings, average cost: $129,900
  • 2010: 12 buildings, average cost: $69,800
  • 2011: 40 buildings, average cost: $55,200
  • 2012: 20 buildings, average cost: $258,200
  • 2013: 29 buildings, average cost: $104,600
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $141,100
  • 2015: 9 buildings, average cost: $140,500
  • 2016: 142 buildings, average cost: $154,300
  • 2017: 97 buildings, average cost: $139,800
Number of permits per 10,000 Oakland Park, FL residents
Average permit cost in Oakland Park, FL
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Florida:

3.3%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Oakland Park, FL
Historical housing units in Oakland Park, FL
Most common industries in Oakland Park, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (10.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.8%)
  • Health care (7.1%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.4%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (4.6%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.6%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (16.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (3.9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (3.7%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (3.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (12.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (10.4%)
  • Educational services (8.6%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (6.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.5%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
Most common occupations in Oakland Park, FL (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.9%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.4%)
  • Computer specialists (2.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (2.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (2.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.8%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.9%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.7%)
  • Computer specialists (3.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (3.7%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3.5%)

Average climate in Oakland Park, Florida

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Oakland Park, Florida environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5 Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 68.2. This is about average.

City:

68.2
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.448. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.448
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 3.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.8
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.0977. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0977
U.S.:

1.7894
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 26.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

26.9
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 15.9. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.9
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.74. This is about average. Closest monitor was 3.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.74
U.S.:

8.46
Lead Level

Tornado activity:

Oakland Park-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Florida state average. It is 26% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/23/1965, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 1.6 miles away from the Oakland Park city center injured 6 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/1/1980, a category F3 tornado 1.6 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 33 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oakland Park-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Florida state average. It is 99% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 402.4 miles away from the city center
On 2/22/1992 at 04:21:34, a magnitude 3.2 (3.2 MB, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 78.9 miles away from Oakland Park center
On 3/31/1992 at 14:59:39, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 MB, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 347.2 miles away from Oakland Park center
On 6/11/2001 at 18:27:54, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 280.5 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/1997 at 14:57:35, a magnitude 3.9 (3.9 MB, Depth: 20.5 mi) earthquake occurred 399.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/12/2002 at 08:26:52, a magnitude 5.7 (5.7 MB, 4.9 MS, 5.4 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 666.4 miles away from Oakland Park center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Broward County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 14, Fires: 3, Floods: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Freezes: 2, Tropical Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Storm: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oakland Park topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Oakland Park:

  • ADVANCED DIALYSIS CENTER OF FT LAUDERDALE (911 E OAKLAND PARK BLVD)
  • ANGEL CARE HOME HEALTH AGENCY, INC (2880 W OAKLAND PARK BLVD STE 221)
  • CARE ON CALL HOME HEALTHCARE, INC (211 NE 44TH ST)
  • SILVER LIGHTNING HOME HEALTH CARE, LLC (3075 W OAKLAND PARK BLVD #201)

Amtrak stations near Oakland Park:

  • 5 miles: FORT LAUDERDALE (200 SW 21ST TERRACE) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 10 miles: DEERFIELD BEACH (1300 W. HILLSBORO BLVD.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 12 miles: HOLLYWOOD (3001 HOLLYWOOD BLVD.) . Services: ticket office, partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oakland Park:

  • Keiser University-Ft Lauderdale (about 2 miles; Fort Lauderdale, FL; Full-time enrollment: 18,270)
  • Everest University-Pompano Beach (about 5 miles; Pompano Beach, FL; FT enrollment: 2,316)
  • Broward College (about 9 miles; Fort Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 30,322)
  • Nova Southeastern University (about 10 miles; Fort Lauderdale, FL; FT enrollment: 25,621)
  • Florida Atlantic University (about 14 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 24,403)
  • Lynn University (about 15 miles; Boca Raton, FL; FT enrollment: 2,151)
  • DeVry University-Florida (about 18 miles; Miramar, FL; FT enrollment: 3,674)

Public high schools in Oakland Park:

  • NORTHEAST HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 700 NE 56TH ST, Grades: 9-12)
  • SUNED HIGH SCHOOL (Location: 2360 W OAKLAND PARK BLVD, Grades: 9-12, Charter school)

Private high schools in Oakland Park:

  • ANEW-GENERATION CHRISTIAN LEADERSHIP ACADEMY (Students: 15, Location: 2516 W OAKLAND PARK BLVD, Grades: 3-10)
  • LIGHTHOUSE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 10, Location: 801 NE 34TH CT, Grades: 7-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Oakland Park:

Private elementary/middle schools in Oakland Park:

  • ST MARK'S EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 429, Location: 1750 E OAKLAND PARK BLVD, Grades: PK-8)
  • CARE & SHARE UXBRIDGE CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 74, Location: 3260 N ANDREWS AVE, Grades: PK-1)
See full list of schools located in Oakland Park

Library in Oakland Park:

  • OAKLAND PARK LIBRARY (Operating income: $729,942; Location: 1298 N.E. 37 STREET; 48,862 books; 2,414 audio materials; 4,993 video materials; 62 state licensed databases; 128 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Nroth Andrews Gardens and Twin Lakes have been incorporated into Oakland Park and the population is now over 42,000. added by free00byrd

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Oakland Park: Tamarac Country Club (A), Fiveash Waterworks (B), Times Square (C), Prospect Road Railroad Station (D), Johns Siding Railroad Station (E), Panther Creek Golf Club (F), Valu Plaza (G), Shoppes of Oakland Forest (H), Oakland Park Fire Department Station 87 (I), Oakland Park Fire Department Station 9 (J), Oakland Park Police Department (K). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Oakland Park Shopping Center (1), Lakes Mall (2), Boulevard Shopping Center (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Oakland Park include: Hope Lutheran Church Missouri Synod (A), Lutheran Ministries of Floria-Broward (B), First Christian Church of Pompano Beach (C), Saint Henry Catholic Church (D), Peace Church (E), Jones Memorial Chapel (F), Christian Life Center (G), Calvary Baptist Church (H), Saint John the Baptist Catholic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lake: East Coral Lake (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Oakland Park: John D Easterlin Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Eden-Atlantic (Water Parks & Slides; 3940 Northeast 8th Avenue), A-1 Vending (Amusement & Theme Parks; 3040S Northwest 23rd Avenue).

Birthplace of: Chase Kulp - College football player (Jacksonville Dolphins), Derrick Roberson - Football player.

Broward County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.4 people
Florida:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

51.0%
Whole state:

65.2%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

12.6%
Whole state:

7.3%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.8% of all households
  • Gay men: 4.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Oakland Park in 2010:

  • 90 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 50 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 46 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 19 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Oakland Park in 2000:

  • 324 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 68 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 34 people in other group homes
  • 13 people in nursing homes

Banks with branches in Oakland Park (2011 data):

  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 3201 N Federal Highway Branch at 3201 N. Federal Highway, branch established on 1933/12/01; Commercial & Dixie Branch at 5055 N Dixie Hwy, branch established on 2001/10/29. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Bank of America, National Association: East Oakland Park Branch at 1601 East Oakland Park Boulevard, branch established on 1999/07/01; Prospect Road Branch at 150 N.E. 44th Street, branch established on 1963/09/16. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Regions Bank: Oakland Park Branch at 1799 West Oakland Park Boulevard, branch established on 1975/06/03. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • American National Bank: at 4301 North Federal Highway, branch established on 1985/10/15. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $213.8 mil, Deposits: $182.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Anb Holdings, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Oakland Park:

Marital status in Oakland Park, FL
  • Never married: 42.9%
  • Now married: 35.9%
  • Separated: 2.9%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

For population 25 years and over in Oakland Park:

  • High school or higher: 82.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 6.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.1
Florida average:

12.0

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Oakland Park
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Oakland Park, FL (based on Broward County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic280,32447
Evangelical Protestant221,258701
Other63,064143
Mainline Protestant53,41288
Black Protestant17,86645
Orthodox5,64816
None1,106,494-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 359
Broward County:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 15
This county:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

0.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 268
Here:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 391
This county:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

3.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,399
Broward County:

8.00 / 10,000 pop.
Florida:

7.45 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.4%
Florida:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Broward County:

20.6%
Florida:

23.7%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Broward County:

14.0%
State:

14.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.4%
Florida:

50.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

46.6%
Florida:

48.5%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
Florida:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Oakland Park:

20.3%
Florida:

19.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

9.9%
Florida:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Oakland Park:

6.8
Florida:

6.9

Overweight people:
This city:

33.4%
State:

34.8%

General health condition:
Oakland Park:

56.2%
State:

56.4%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

80.8%
Florida:

78.9%

More about Health and Nutrition of Oakland Park, FL Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 63$434,275$82,7191$2,166
Parks and Recreation 32$141,712$53,14218$29,603
Other and Unallocable 24$111,695$55,8480$0
Solid Waste Management 23$83,031$43,3210$0
Water Supply 18$72,332$48,2210$0
Other Government Administration 16$110,450$82,8382$6,898
Streets and Highways 13$82,511$76,1640$0
Financial Administration 11$61,331$66,9071$7,329
Natural Resources 10$45,904$55,0850$0
Local Libraries 5$20,318$48,7633$5,797
Sewerage 5$25,112$60,2690$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 2$12,903$77,4180$0
Fire - Other 2$8,760$52,5600$0
Totals for Government 224$1,210,334$64,83925$51,793

Oakland Park government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,400,000 ($53.29)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $12,414,000 ($275.65)
    Local Fire Protection: $9,658,000 ($214.46)
    Water Utilities: $7,717,000 ($171.36)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,498,000 ($166.49)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,623,000 ($102.65)
    Central Staff Services: $4,596,000 ($102.05)
    Sewerage: $4,197,000 ($93.19)
    Financial Administration: $3,189,000 ($70.81)
    General - Other: $2,944,000 ($65.37)
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,830,000 ($62.84)
    Regular Highways: $1,218,000 ($27.05)
    Libraries: $516,000 ($11.46)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $225,000 ($5.00)
  • Employee Retirement - Other Investments - Other: $23,925,000 ($531.25)
    Corporate Stocks: $22,124,000 ($491.26)
    Benefit Payments: $7,167,000 ($159.14)
    Corporate Bonds: $6,448,000 ($143.18)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $2,536,000 ($56.31)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,144,000 ($25.40)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $2,439,000 ($54.16)
    Local Fire Protection: $240,000 ($5.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $146,000 ($3.24)
    Police Protection: $23,000 ($0.51)
    Central Staff Services: $9,000 ($0.20)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $13,149,000 ($291.97)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $826,000 ($18.34)

Oakland Park government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Other: $11,047,000 ($245.30)
    Solid Waste Management: $7,137,000 ($158.48)
    Sewerage: $6,293,000 ($139.74)
    Natural Resources - Other: $2,750,000 ($61.06)
    Parks and Recreation: $539,000 ($11.97)
  • Employee Retirement - Local Employee Contribution: $715,000 ($15.88)
    From Other Governments: $238,000 ($5.28)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $141,000 ($3.13)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $3,254,000 ($72.25)
    Highways: $518,000 ($11.50)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $46,000 ($1.02)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $664,000 ($14.74)
    General Revenue - Other: $283,000 ($6.28)
    Interest Earnings: $135,000 ($3.00)
    Rents: $54,000 ($1.20)
    Donations From Private Sources: $15,000 ($0.33)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $7,945,000 ($176.42)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,207,000 ($71.21)
    Highways: $603,000 ($13.39)
    Sewerage: $602,000 ($13.37)
    Other: $144,000 ($3.20)
    Public Welfare: $22,000 ($0.49)
    Water Utilities: $10,000 ($0.22)
  • Tax - Property: $12,632,000 ($280.49)
    Public Utilities Sales: $5,702,000 ($126.61)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $2,936,000 ($65.19)
    Other License: $939,000 ($20.85)
    Motor Fuels Sales: $732,000 ($16.25)
    Insurance Premiums Sales: $536,000 ($11.90)

Oakland Park government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $38,853,000 ($862.73)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $36,961,000 ($820.72)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $18,173,000 ($403.53)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,281,000 ($361.52)

Oakland Park government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,809,000 ($62.37)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $7,901,000 ($175.44)
    Total Other Securities: $7,263,000 ($161.27)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $41,956,000 ($931.63)

6.42% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($65,824 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.42%
Florida average:

7.69%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($665 average AGI)
Broward County:

0.06%
Florida average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Miami-Dade County, FL  2.02% ($51,622 average AGI)
from Palm Beach County, FL  0.74% ($62,460)
from Travis County, TX  0.16% ($33,815)


6.05% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($63,116 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.05%
Florida average:

6.59%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($833 average AGI)
Broward County:

0.08%
Florida average:

0.10%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Miami-Dade County, FL  1.23% ($51,368 average AGI)
to Palm Beach County, FL  0.97% ($67,594)
to Orange County, FL  0.20% ($44,683)
Businesses in Oakland Park, FL
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven2MasterBrand Cabinets5
Advance Auto Parts2McDonald's2
Albertsons1Nike1
AutoZone1Office Depot1
Bally Total Fitness1Payless1
Baskin-Robbins1Pizza Hut1
Burger King2Publix Super Markets1
CVS1RadioShack1
Decora Cabinetry1Rooms To Go2
Dennys1Sears1
Dunkin Donuts2Sprint Nextel1
FedEx5Subway3
GameStop1T-Mobile2
H&R Block1Taco Bell1
Home Depot1Tire Kingdom1
KFC1True Value1
LA Fitness2U-Haul3
Lane Bryant1UPS3
Lowe's1Walgreens3

Strongest AM radio stations in Oakland Park:

  • WEXY (1520 AM; 4 kW; WILTON MANORS, FL; Owner: MULTICULTURAL RADIO BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWNN (1470 AM; 50 kW; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WWNN LICENSE, LLC)
  • WRFX (940 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WAQI (710 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: LICENSE CORPORATION #1)
  • WFLL (1400 AM; 1 kW; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WSRF (1580 AM; 10 kW; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: URBAN RADIO OF FLORIDA, LLC)
  • WWFE (670 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: FENIX BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNMA (1210 AM; 49 kW; MIAMI SPRINGS, FL; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF MIAMI LICENSE CORP.)
  • WAVS (1170 AM; 5 kW; DAVIE, FL; Owner: RADIO WAVS, INC.)
  • WFTL (850 AM; 50 kW; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL ENTERPRISES II, L.L.C.)
  • WLVJ (1040 AM; 25 kW; BOYNTON BEACH, FL; Owner: JAMES CRYSTAL BOYNTON BEACH, INC.)
  • WSUA (1260 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WSUA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WQBA (1140 AM; 50 kW; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WQBA-AM LICENSE CORP.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oakland Park:

  • WEDR (99.1 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WAFG (90.3 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: WESTMINSTER ACADEMY)
  • WBGG-FM (105.9 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHYI-FM (100.7 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKIS (99.9 FM; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: WKIS LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRMA (106.7 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: WRMA LICENSING, INC.)
  • WLRN-FM (91.3 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI - DADE COUNTY, FL)
  • WFLC (97.3 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WPYM (93.1 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COX RADIO-MIAMI, LLC)
  • WHQT (105.1 FM; CORAL GABLES, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WLVE (93.9 FM; MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMIB (103.5 FM; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WMXJ (102.7 FM; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS CO. OF FLORIDA)
  • WPOW (96.5 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WPOW LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WZTA (94.9 FM; MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WLYF (101.5 FM; MIAMI, FL; Owner: JEFFERSON-PILOT COMMUNICATIONS CO. OF FLORIDA)
  • WXDJ (95.7 FM; NORTH MIAMI BEACH, FL; Owner: WXDJ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WEAT-FM (104.3 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WRMF (97.9 FM; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: PBB LICENSES, LLC)
  • WXEL (90.7 FM; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Oakland Park:

  • WHDT-LP (Channel 44; MIAMI, FL; Owner: GUENTER MARKSTEINER)
  • WPBT (Channel 2; MIAMI, FL; Owner: COMMUNITY TV FOUNDATION OF S. FLORIDA, INC.)
  • W58BU (Channel 58; HALLANDALE, FL; Owner: NBC STATIONS MANAGEMENT,INC.)
  • WPPB-TV (Channel 63; BOCA RATON, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF BROWARD COUNTY, FLORIDA)
  • WHFT-TV (Channel 45; MIAMI, FL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WDLP-CA (Channel 21; POMPANO BEACH, FL; Owner: WDLP BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WSVN (Channel 7; MIAMI, FL; Owner: SUNBEAM TELEVISION CORP.)
  • W24CA (Channel 24; MARATHON, FL; Owner: KEY COMMUNICATIONS OF TEXAS)
  • WAMI-TV (Channel 69; HOLLYWOOD, FL; Owner: TELEFUTURA MIAMI LLC)
  • WSCV (Channel 51; FORT LAUDERDALE, FL; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF FLORIDA LICENSE CORP.)
  • WLRN-TV (Channel 17; MIAMI, FL; Owner: THE SCHOOL BOARD OF MIAMI - DADE COUNTY, FL)
  • WPLG (Channel 10; MIAMI, FL; Owner: POST-NEWSWEEK STATIONS, FLORIDA, INC.)
  • WLTV (Channel 23; MIAMI, FL; Owner: WLTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WBFS-TV (Channel 33; MIAMI, FL; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF MIAMI INC.)
  • WPXM (Channel 35; MIAMI, FL; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WLMF-LP (Channel 53; MIAMI, FL; Owner: PAGING SYSTEMS, INC.)
  • WBZL (Channel 39; MIAMI, FL; Owner: CHANNEL 39, INC.)
  • WPTV (Channel 5; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFLX (Channel 29; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: RAYCOM NATIONAL, INC.)
  • WXEL-TV (Channel 42; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: BARRY TELECOMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WFUN-CA (Channel 48; MIAMI, ETC., FL; Owner: LOCALONE TEXAS, LTD.)
  • WPEC (Channel 12; WEST PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: FREEDOM BROADCASTING OF FLORIDA, INC)
  • WFGC (Channel 61; PALM BEACH, FL; Owner: CHRISTIAN TELEVISION OF PALM BEACH COUNTY, INC.)
  • WTVJ (Channel 6; MIAMI, FL; Owner: NBC STATIONS MANAGEMENT, INC.)
  • WPXP (Channel 67; LAKE WORTH, FL; Owner: PAXSON WEST PALM BEACH LICENSE, INC.)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Oakland Park fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 35Number of bridges
  • 443ft / 135mTotal length
  • 2,970,645Total average daily traffic
  • 179,083Total average daily truck traffic
  • 3,372,808Total future (year 2039) average daily traffic
New bridges in Oakland Park, FL - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21950-1959
  • 31960-1969
  • 301970-1979
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Oakland Park, FL
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED138$160,695109$117,972163$158,1427$102,3862$5,075,28052$109,2310$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$130,08714$163,30027$148,4145$28,6301$4,240,0007$117,7741$35,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED46$129,31053$93,569168$165,91316$89,0511$4,400,00040$110,8792$20,600
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN20$130,79220$98,66467$166,8013$66,3301$4,000,00011$89,6360$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS5$136,33812$115,63915$221,1113$75,4300$02$105,1550$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0501.00 , 0502.02, 0504.00, 0505.00, 0506.00, 0507.01, 0507.02, 0508.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full and 5 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED9$190,8831$121,000
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED9$242,2074$259,910
APPLICATIONS DENIED3$194,3801$44,460
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$191,0001$241,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS3$215,4970$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0501.00 , 0502.02, 0504.00, 0505.00, 0506.00, 0507.01, 0507.02, 0508.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Oakland Park, FL
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Oakland Park, FL - Value

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 114. The highest number of fire incidents - 161 took place in 2006, and the least - 17 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Oakland Park, FL When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (37.7%), and Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires (28.3%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Oakland Park, FL
    • 73237.7%Structure Fires
    • 54928.3%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 52627.1%Outside Fires
    • 1336.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Oakland Park, FL

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Oakland Park, Florida:

  • Days Inn - Fort Lauderdale, 3355 N Federal Hwy, Oakland Park, Florida 33306 , Fax: (954) 565-1472
  • Days Inn 7158, 1595 W Oakland Park Blvd, Oakland Park, Florida 33307 , Phone: (954) 325-6335
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Oakland Park, Florida
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Oakland Park, FL
  • 93.4%Electricity
  • 3.6%No fuel used
  • 1.8%Utility gas
  • 0.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Oakland Park, FL
  • 94.1%Electricity
  • 3.8%No fuel used
  • 1.5%Utility gas
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Oakland Park compared to Florida state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Oakland Park on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of likely gay men couples (counted as self-reported male-male unmarried-partner households) (population 5,000+)"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of unmarried partner households (population 5,000+)"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Haiti (population 500+)"
  • #63 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #100 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Europe, n.e.c. (population 500+)"
  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #15 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant congregations"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Evangelical Protestant adherents"
  • #20 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest average weight of females"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
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