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Total population: 13,046 (Urban population: 11,456, Rural population: 1,010 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 4,567 (4,356 occupied: 3,920 owner occupied, 384 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

9%
State:

37%

Housing density: 531 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $323,019.

Median contract rent in 2016: $1,030


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $1,333


Median gross rent in Oakland, NJ in 2016: $1,173

Housing units in Oakland with a mortgage: 2,900 (11 second mortgage, 509 home equity loan, 2 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,025

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $138,684

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $85,214

Median monthly housing costs: $2,366


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Oakland, New Jersey Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $457,686 (it was $245,400 in 2000)
Oakland:

$457,686
New Jersey:

$328,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $365,845 - $579,919
Median year house/condo built: 1959

Median year apartment built: 1969

Household type by relationship:

Households: 13,164
  • In family households: 12,112 (2,181 male householders, 1,476 female householders)
    3,245 spouses, 4,797 children (4,531 natural, 231 adopted, 45 stepchildren), 61 grandchildren, 13 brothers or sisters, 182 parents, 10 other relatives, 127 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 885 (405 male householders (318 living alone)), 309 female householders (267 living alone)), 174 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 175

Size of family households: 1,315 2-persons, 861 3-persons, 1,001 4-persons, 343 5-persons, 122 6-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 582 1-person, 112 2-persons, 6 3-persons, 6 4-persons.

2,837 married couples with children.
345 single-parent households (124 men, 221 women).

82.7% of residents of Oakland speak English at home.
3.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (78% speak English very well, 4% speak English well, 8% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).
7.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (80% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 1% don't speak English at all).
2.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (59% speak English very well, 24% speak English well, 17% speak English not well).
1.9% of residents speak other language at home (75% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).

Foreign born population: 1,518 (11.5%)
(76.7% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

7.3
State:

6.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.0
State:

4.1

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Oakland, New Jersey:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 381 bedroom
  • 4882 bedrooms
  • 1,8633 bedrooms
  • 1,2724 bedrooms
  • 2095+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Oakland population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Oakland, New Jersey:

  • 59no bedroom
  • 731 bedroom
  • 1122 bedrooms
  • 963 bedrooms
  • 534 bedrooms
  • 05+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Oakland population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Oakland in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 44no vehicle
  • 5631 vehicle
  • 2,0632 vehicles
  • 8123 vehicles
  • 3794 vehicles
  • 1095+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Oakland population

Cars and other vehicles available in Oakland in renter-occupied apartments

  • 52no vehicle
  • 1631 vehicle
  • 1222 vehicles
  • 383 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Oakland population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Oakland, New Jersey:

  • 01 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 233 rooms
  • 1214 rooms
  • 3515 rooms
  • 7296 rooms
  • 9217 rooms
  • 7948 rooms
  • 9689+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Oakland population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Oakland, New Jersey:

  • 621 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 1093 rooms
  • 644 rooms
  • 245 rooms
  • 306 rooms
  • 627 rooms
  • 168 rooms
  • 349+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Oakland population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

  • Oakland, NJ household income distribution

  • Oakland, NJ household income distribution
  • 38Less than $10,000
  • 86$10,000 to $14,999
  • 141$15,000 to $19,999
  • 27$20,000 to $24,999
  • 42$25,000 to $29,999
  • 54$30,000 to $34,999
  • 62$35,000 to $39,999
  • 185$40,000 to $44,999
  • 87$45,000 to $49,999
  • 137$50,000 to $59,999
  • 354$60,000 to $74,999
  • 542$75,000 to $99,999
  • 651$100,000 to $124,999
  • 441$125,000 to $149,999
  • 676$150,000 to $199,999
  • 896$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Oakland, NJ

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Oakland, NJ
  • 10Less than $10,000
  • 10$25,000 to $29,999
  • 3$35,000 to $39,999
  • 10$70,000 to $79,999
  • 3$80,000 to $89,999
  • 6$90,000 to $99,999
  • 30$100,000 to $124,999
  • 6$150,000 to $174,999
  • 10$175,000 to $199,999
  • 82$200,000 to $249,999
  • 136$250,000 to $299,999
  • 1,114$300,000 to $399,999
  • 1,083$400,000 to $499,999
  • 1,199$500,000 to $749,999
  • 127$750,000 to $999,999
  • 31$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 34$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Oakland, NJ

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Oakland, NJ
  • 6$600 to $649
  • 33$800 to $899
  • 28$900 to $999
  • 126$1,000 to $1,249
  • 61$1,250 to $1,499
  • 26$1,500 to $1,999
  • 18$2,000 to $2,499
  • 18$2,500 to $2,999
  • 20$3,500 or more
  • 23No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 3242010 or later
  • 2392000 to 2009
  • 4811990 to 1999
  • 2421980 to 1989
  • 1631970 to 1979
  • 408Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Oakland population
Oakland commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 119
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 515
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 710
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 632
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 765
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 563
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 997
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 264
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 249
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 558
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 469
  • 90 or more minutes: 302
Oakland, NJ Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 59.8%
Number of people working at home: 573 (8.5% of all workers)

Oakland mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 6,047 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 736 (10%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 67 (1%)
  • Railroad: 17 (0%)
  • Taxi: 144 (2%)
  • Walked: 127 (2%)
  • Worked at home: 573 (7%)

First ancestries reported:

 Italian: 1,396
 Irish: 531
 German: 374
 Polish: 343
 American: 279
 Russian: 258
 English: 139
 Ukrainian: 139
 Greek: 119
 Dutch: 98
 Arab: 81
 Albanian: 76
 Lebanese: 54
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 50
 European: 43
 Alsatian: 39
 Portuguese: 39
 Jamaican: 38
 Austrian: 38
 Iranian: 38
 Czech: 36
 Swedish: 31
 Macedonian: 30
 French (except Basque): 30
 Croatian: 30
 Scottish: 26
 Eastern European: 24
 Nigerian: 23
 Syrian: 16
 Scotch-Irish: 16
 Hungarian: 14
 Armenian: 14
 British: 13
 South African: 12
 Czechoslovakian: 11
 Slavic: 10
 Slovak: 10
 African: 10
 Egyptian: 9
 Lithuanian: 4
 Canadian: 2

Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):

  • 12%Honduras
  • 11%Russia
  • 7%Poland
  • 7%India
  • 5%England
  • 5%Korea
  • 3%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 8,057
  • Other state: 3,378
  • Northeast: 2,652
  • Midwest: 224
  • South: 287
  • West: 222

94% of Oakland residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 84% lived in New Jersey.

Oakland:

93.7%
State average:

89.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 0
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 1
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 17
  • 9th grade: 42
  • 10th grade: 47
  • 11th grade: 16
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 88
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 862
  • Less than 1 year of college: 222
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 607
  • Associate degree: 198
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,262
  • Master's degree: 755
  • Professional school degree: 143
  • Doctorate degree: 80

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 20
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 6
  • 5th and 6th grade: 11
  • 7th and 8th grade: 30
  • 9th grade: 15
  • 10th grade: 5
  • 11th grade: 21
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 50
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 858
  • Less than 1 year of college: 251
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 492
  • Associate degree: 358
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,331
  • Master's degree: 769
  • Professional school degree: 126
  • Doctorate degree: 68

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.7%Males
  • 3.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 7.0%Males
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 2.2%Females
Oakland marital status for males
Oakland marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 4,106
  • One, attached: 127
  • Two: 90
  • 3 or 4: 45
  • 5 to 9: 48
  • 50 or more: 8
Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 18 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Oakland:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Oakland
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (89.7%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (6.4%)
  • Electricity (1.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.3%)
  • Wood (0.3%)
  • Utility gas (92.2%)
  • Electricity (5.2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1.0%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 43
Here:

3.1%
New Jersey:

10.5%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 64
Here:

6.4%
New Jersey:

11.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 116
Here:

17.1%
New Jersey:

25.9%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students (%)

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students (%)

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninstitutionalized)