Oakland, New Jersey

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Population in 2017: 13,224 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +6.1%
 
Males: 6,706  (50.7%)
Females: 6,518  (49.3%)
Median resident age:

42.9 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 07436.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $124,958 (it was $86,629 in 2000)
Oakland:

$124,958
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $49,902 (it was $35,252 in 2000)

Oakland borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $479,284 (it was $245,400 in 2000)
Oakland:

$479,284
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $561,045; detached houses: $604,547; townhouses or other attached units: $560,648; in 2-unit structures: $415,657; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $354,695; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $318,800; mobile homes: $156,239

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,540.

March 2019 cost of living index in Oakland: 120.0 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 3.2%
(2.3% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 17.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
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  • Races in Oakland, NJ (2010)
    • 11,27388.4%White alone
    • 6815.3%Hispanic
    • 5324.2%Asian alone
    • 1341.1%Two or more races
    • 1040.8%Black alone
    • 180.1%American Indian alone
    • 110.09%Other race alone
    • 10.01%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Oakland, New Jersey as of February 18, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Oakland is 6,582 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 by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
1
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
1
(7.3)
1
(7.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.4)
1
(7.5)
1
(7.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.7)
1
(7.7)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.6)
1
(7.6)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
7
(51.0)
0
(0.0)
6
(44.5)
3
(22.3)
4
(29.9)
3
(22.3)
2
(15.6)
8
(62.0)
1
(7.7)
2
(15.4)
3
(22.9)
7
(53.1)
7
(52.9)
7
(53.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
15
(109.2)
13
(95.2)
6
(44.5)
12
(89.2)
17
(126.9)
16
(118.9)
20
(156.3)
16
(124.0)
12
(92.8)
17
(130.5)
8
(61.1)
15
(113.8)
11
(83.1)
4
(30.5)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
89
(647.9)
114
(834.9)
80
(592.7)
89
(661.5)
91
(679.1)
120
(891.9)
64
(500.2)
88
(682.2)
65
(502.8)
138
(1,059)
55
(420.1)
54
(409.8)
65
(490.8)
44
(335.8)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
2
(14.6)
1
(7.3)
1
(7.4)
5
(37.2)
4
(29.9)
1
(7.4)
6
(46.9)
5
(38.8)
3
(23.2)
2
(15.4)
2
(15.3)
2
(15.2)
3
(22.7)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(22.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.5)
1
(7.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(7.7)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)52.942.836.342.446.651.337.851.532.358.126.938.540.126.3

The City-Data.com crime rate weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Oakland, NJ

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 32 (27 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
New Jersey average:

3.55
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Ancestries: Italian (24.8%), Irish (9.9%), German (6.9%), Polish (6.3%), American (4.3%), Russian (3.7%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1902

Land area: 8.60 square miles.

Population density: 1,537 people per square mile   (low).

Oakland, New Jersey map

1,522 residents are foreign born (5.0% Europe, 2.8% Latin America, 2.4% Asia).

This borough:

11.4%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $10,001 (2.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $10,442 (2.5%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Wayne, NJ (6.0 miles , pop. 54,069).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Newark, NJ (20.5 miles , pop. 273,546).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Manhattan, NY (22.6 miles , pop. 1,537,195).

Nearest cities:

Franklin Lakes borough, NJ (1.4 miles ),
Wanaque borough, NJ (1.7 miles ),
Pompton Lakes borough, NJ (1.8 miles ),
Wyckoff, NJ (2.1 miles ),
Riverdale borough, NJ (2.2 miles ),
Ringwood borough, NJ (2.2 miles ),
Bloomingdale borough, NJ (2.2 miles ),
Ramsey borough, NJ (2.3 miles )

Latitude: 41.03 N, Longitude: 74.24 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +912 (+6.9%)
Workers who live and work in this borough: 1,475 (21.7%)

Area code: 201

Distribution of median household income in Oakland, NJ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Oakland, NJ in 2017
Oakland satellite photo by USGS
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.3%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Historical population in Oakland, NJ
Historical housing units in Oakland, NJ

Population change in the 1990s: +495 (+4.1%).
Most common industries in Oakland, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.3%)
  • Educational services (8.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.0%)
  • Construction (6.2%)
  • Public administration (3.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (2.8%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (10.4%)
  • Construction (9.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.6%)
  • Educational services (4.3%)
  • Public administration (3.9%)
  • Broadcasting & telecommunications (3.4%)
  • Health care (3.1%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (16.8%)
  • Educational services (14.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (7.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (7.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.8%)
  • Social assistance (3.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.3%)
Most common occupations in Oakland, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.5%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.4%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.0%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.8%)
  • Top executives (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (6.1%)
  • Top executives (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Computer specialists (4.4%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (7.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (7.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.9%)
  • Registered nurses (6.1%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.5%)

Average climate in Oakland, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Oakland, New Jersey 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
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 99.4. This is worse than average.

City:

99.4
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.298. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.298
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 16.8. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 8.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.8
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.483. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.483
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2002 was 25.4. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 2.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.4
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 7.71. This is about average. Closest monitor was 8.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

7.71
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Oakland-area historical tornado activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 34% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/28/1973, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 21.0 miles away from the Oakland borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 7/14/1988, a category F3 tornado 24.1 miles away from the borough center injured one person and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oakland-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 202.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 106.1 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 240.6 miles away from Oakland center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 104.8 miles away from Oakland center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 217.8 miles away from the city center
On 8/22/1992 at 12:20:32, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 3.8 MS, 4.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 246.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bergen County (26) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 10

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Hurricanes: 7, Storms: 6, Heavy Rains: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Blizzards: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Power Outage: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oakland topographic map

Main business address for: RUSS BERRIE & CO INC (DOLLS & STUFFED TOYS), DEWEY ELECTRONICS CORP (ORDNANCE & ACCESSORIES, (NO VEHICLES/GUIDED MISSILES)).

Hospitals and medical centers in Oakland:

  • OAKLAND CARE CENTER (20 BREAKNECK ROAD)

Other hospitals and medical centers near Oakland:

  • OAK RIDGE NURSIMG CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WAYNE, NJ)
  • OAK RIDGE REHABILITATION AND NC (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; WAYNE, NJ)
  • ADVANCED CARE CENTER AT LAKEVIEW (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WAYNE, NJ)
  • LAKEVIEW CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WAYNE, NJ)
  • WANAQUE CONVALESCENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; HASKELL, NJ)
  • LLANFAIR HOUSE CARE AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; WAYNE, NJ)
  • HEALTH CENTER AT BLOOMINGDALE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; BLOOMINGDALE, NJ)

Amtrak station near Oakland:

  • 19 miles: YONKERS (FOOT OF DOCK ST. & WELLS AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oakland:

  • William Paterson University of New Jersey (about 7 miles; Wayne, NJ; Full-time enrollment: 10,198)
  • Ramapo College of New Jersey (about 7 miles; Mahwah, NJ; FT enrollment: 5,864)
  • Passaic County Community College (about 9 miles; Paterson, NJ; FT enrollment: 6,351)
  • Bergen Community College (about 10 miles; Paramus, NJ; FT enrollment: 11,826)
  • Berkeley College-Woodland Park (about 10 miles; Woodland Park, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,938)
  • Rockland Community College (about 11 miles; Suffern, NY; FT enrollment: 6,026)
  • Montclair State University (about 12 miles; Montclair, NJ; FT enrollment: 16,277)

Public high school in Oakland:

Private high schools in Oakland:

Public elementary/middle schools in Oakland:

Private elementary/middle school in Oakland:

  • GERRARD BERMAN DAY SCHOOL (Students: 108, Location: 45 SPRUCE ST, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Oakland

Library in Oakland:

  • OAKLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $887,614; Location: 2 MUNICIPAL PLAZA; 54,981 books; 1,720 audio materials; 2,503 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 3 other licensed databases; 82 print serial subscriptions)

User-submitted facts and corrections:

  • Under private school, the Gerrard Berman Day School-Solomon Schechter goes from nursery (2year olds) to 8th grade.

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Oakland: Camp Tamarack (A), Camp Todd (B), Oakland First Aid Squad (C), Oakland Volunteer Fire Department Station 3 (D), Oakland Volunteer Fire Department Station 1 (E), Oakland Volunteer Fire Department Station 2 (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Oakland include: RUSS BERRIE & CO INC (A), DEWEY ELECTRONICS CORP (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Church in Oakland: Ponds Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Ponds Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Smith Pond (A), Todd Lake (B), Lake Tamarack (C), Crystal Lake (D), Mirror Lake (E), Caille Lake (F), Ramapo Lake (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Pond Brook (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Chuck Barris - Comedian, Mike Teel - Football player.

Bergen County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Oakland and their reported violations in the past:

OAKLAND WATER DEPT (Population served: 12,000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
Average household size:
This borough:

2.9 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:

82.3%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:

3.4%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
197 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
11 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers in 2010

People in group quarters in Oakland in 2000:

  • 184 people in nursing homes
  • 34 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 10 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 2 people in religious group quarters

Banks with branches in Oakland (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: Oakland Branch at 15 Yawpo Avenue, branch established on 1969/07/11; Long Hill Branch at 3 Post Road, branch established on 1974/10/21. 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
  • Valley National Bank: 350 Ramapo Valley Road Branch at 350 Ramapo Valley Road, branch established on 1905/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $14,186.7 mil, Deposits: $9,715.7 mil, headquarters in Wayne, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 219 total offices, Holding Company: Valley National Bancorp
  • Saddle River Valley Bank: 3 Allerman Road Branch at 3 Allerman Road, branch established on 2009/01/28. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $120.2 mil, Deposits: $105.9 mil, headquarters in Saddle River, NJ, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 2 total offices
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Oakland Branch at 345 Ramapo Valley Road, branch established on 1958/04/12. 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.
  • Hudson City Savings Bank: Oakland Branch at 379 Ramapo Valley Road, branch established on 1976/09/18. Info updated 2012/01/09: Bank assets: $45,373.6 mil, Deposits: $25,645.6 mil, headquarters in Paramus, NJ, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 135 total offices
  • Columbia Bank: Oakland Branch at 413 Ramapo Valley Road, branch established on 2009/03/09. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $4,478.2 mil, Deposits: $2,795.4 mil, headquarters in Fair Lawn, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 44 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Oakland Branch at 160 Ramapo Valley Road, branch established on 2007/09/29. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The

For population 15 years and over in Oakland:

Marital status in Oakland, NJ
  • Never married: 25.9%
  • Now married: 61.4%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 7.4%

For population 25 years and over in Oakland:

  • High school or higher: 95.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 50.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 21.0%
  • Unemployed: 2.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.9 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.7
New Jersey average:

12.4

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Oakland, NJ (based on Bergen County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic430,00780
Other53,728120
Mainline Protestant45,613210
Evangelical Protestant33,419234
Orthodox14,37320
Black Protestant6,28617
None321,690-
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: 258
Bergen County:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.06 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 134
Here:

1.51 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 95
Bergen County:

1.07 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 718
Bergen County:

8.07 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.0%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

19.6%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.9%
New Jersey:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

55.9%
New Jersey:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

55.8%
New Jersey:

47.4%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.0
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Here:

18.3%
New Jersey:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

7.8%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Oakland:

6.9
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
Oakland:

34.9%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

61.7%
State:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Oakland:

80.8%
New Jersey:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Oakland, NJ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 25$341,700$164,0160$0
Streets and Highways 16$78,097$58,5730$0
Local Libraries 7$25,937$44,46311$7,019
Police - Other 6$24,930$49,8602$1,486
Financial Administration 5$28,928$69,4271$4,079
Other and Unallocable 4$18,890$56,6709$15,704
Other Government Administration 4$26,342$79,0267$3,660
Water Supply 3$16,311$65,2440$0
Judicial and Legal 2$7,654$45,9241$6,072
Sewerage 1$5,911$70,9320$0
Solid Waste Management 1$6,046$72,5520$0
Health 1$4,698$56,3760$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 2$2,573
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 75$585,444$93,67133$40,593

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

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,766,000 ($133.55)
    Water Utilities: $306,000 ($23.14)
    Regular Highways: $150,000 ($11.34)
    Sewerage: $142,000 ($10.74)
    Natural Resources - Other: $27,000 ($2.04)
    Libraries: $3,000 ($0.23)
  • Current Operations - General - Other: $5,316,000 ($402.00)
    Police Protection: $3,864,000 ($292.20)
    Water Utilities: $1,251,000 ($94.60)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,105,000 ($83.56)
    Libraries: $856,000 ($64.73)
    Regular Highways: $771,000 ($58.30)
    Financial Administration: $477,000 ($36.07)
    Parks and Recreation: $427,000 ($32.29)
    Central Staff Services: $388,000 ($29.34)
    Sewerage: $366,000 ($27.68)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $348,000 ($26.32)
    General Public Buildings: $287,000 ($21.70)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $233,000 ($17.62)
    Health - Other: $214,000 ($16.18)
    Local Fire Protection: $207,000 ($15.65)
    Natural Resources - Other: $4,000 ($0.30)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $294,000 ($22.23)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $169,000 ($12.78)
    Police Protection: $25,000 ($1.89)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $7,205,000 ($544.84)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $76,000 ($5.75)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $399,000 ($30.17)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Health and Hospitals: $10,000 ($0.76)
    Other: $6,000 ($0.45)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $228,000 ($17.24)
    Rents: $177,000 ($13.38)
    Fines and Forfeits: $142,000 ($10.74)
    Interest Earnings: $36,000 ($2.72)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,850,000 ($139.90)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $1,312,000 ($99.21)
    Other: $211,000 ($15.96)
  • Tax - Property: $14,339,000 ($1084.32)
    Other License: $754,000 ($57.02)
    Public Utilities Sales: $161,000 ($12.17)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $25,000 ($1.89)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,215,000 ($469.98)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,009,000 ($378.78)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,206,000 ($91.20)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $10,225,000 ($773.22)
    End of Fiscal Year: $7,135,000 ($539.55)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $1,545,000 ($116.83)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $5,366,000 ($405.78)

5.02% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($94,087 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.02%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

0.05% of residents moved from foreign countries ($1,156 average AGI)
Bergen County:

0.05%
New Jersey average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Hudson County, NJ  0.90% ($103,054 average AGI)
from Passaic County, NJ  0.66% ($58,806)
from New York County, NY  0.41% ($141,148)


5.65% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($90,610 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

0.10% of residents moved to foreign countries ($3,250 average AGI)
Bergen County:

0.10%
New Jersey average:

0.07%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Passaic County, NJ  0.68% ($68,784 average AGI)
to Hudson County, NJ  0.57% ($68,313)
to New York County, NY  0.36% ($157,569)
Businesses in Oakland, NJ
NameCountNameCount
Baskin-Robbins1Payless1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Dairy Queen1Staples1
Dunkin Donuts1Starbucks1
FedEx4T-Mobile1
GNC1Taco Bell1
KFC1UPS4
MasterBrand Cabinets1Walgreens1

Strongest AM radio stations in Oakland:

  • WVNJ (1160 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, NJ; Owner: UNIVERSAL B/CASTING OF NEW YORK,INC.)
  • WSNR (620 AM; 20 kW; JERSEY CITY, NJ)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WINS (1010 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WEPN (1050 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK AM RADIO, LLC)
  • WADO (1280 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WBBR (1130 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BLOOMBERG COMMUNICATIONS INC.)
  • WFAN (660 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLIB (1190 AM; 30 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WCBS (880 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WWRL (1600 AM; 25 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ACCESS.1 COMMUNICATIONS CORP.-NY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oakland:

  • WPSC-FM (88.7 FM; WAYNE, NJ; Owner: WILLIAM PATERSON COLLEGE OF N. J.)
  • WRKS (98.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORP OF NEW YORK)
  • WNEW (102.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WPLJ (95.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPLJ-FM RADIO, INC.)
  • WMSC (90.3 FM; UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ; Owner: MONTCLAIR STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • WKCR-FM (89.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: TRUSTEES OF COLUMBIA UNIVERSITY IN NEW YORK)
  • WKTU (103.5 FM; LAKE SUCCESS, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQCD (101.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WAXQ (104.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHTZ (100.3 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWPR-FM (105.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCBS-FM (101.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCAA (105.9 FM; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: WADO-AM LICENSE CORP. ("WADO"))
  • WBAI (99.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PACIFICA FOUNDATION, INC.)
  • WBLS (107.5 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS-NY, INC.)
  • WLTW (106.7 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMFM NEW YORK LICENSES, LLC)
  • WQXR-FM (96.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: THE NEW YORK TIMES ELECTRONIC MEDIA COMPANY)
  • WSKQ-FM (97.9 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WSKQ LICENSING, INC.)
  • WXRK (92.3 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WQHT (97.1 FM; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: EMMIS LICENSE CORPORATION OF NEW YORK)

TV broadcast stations around Oakland:

  • WFME-TV (Channel 66; WEST MILFORD, NJ; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNYW (Channel 5; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WPXO-LP (Channel 34; EAST ORANGE, NJ; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WCBS-TV (Channel 2; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WABC-TV (Channel 7; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: AMERICAN BROADCASTING COMPANIES, INC)
  • WPIX (Channel 11; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WPIX, INC.)
  • WWOR-TV (Channel 9; SECAUCUS, NJ; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • WNJU (Channel 47; LINDEN, NJ; Owner: WNJU LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WPXN-TV (Channel 31; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LICENSE COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFUT (Channel 68; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: UNIVISION NEW YORK LLC)
  • WNBC (Channel 4; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NATIONAL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNET (Channel 13; NEWARK, NJ; Owner: EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WXTV (Channel 41; PATERSON, NJ; Owner: WXTV LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • WNYE-TV (Channel 25; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: NEW YORK CITY BOARD OF EDUCATION)
  • WXNY-LP (Channel 32; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WKOB-LP (Channel 53; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WKOB COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEBR-CA (Channel 17; MANHATTAN, NY; Owner: K LICENSEE INC.)
  • WRNN-LP (Channel 57; NYACK, NY; Owner: LP NYACK LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W68DN (Channel 68; CHERRY HILL, ETC., NJ; Owner: MARCIA COHEN)
  • WMBC-TV (Channel 63; NEWTON, NJ; Owner: MOUNTAIN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W60AI (Channel 60; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: VENTANA TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WNXY-LP (Channel 26; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W33BS (Channel 33; DARIEN, CT; Owner: CT&T BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WNYN-LP (Channel 39; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WNYX-LP (Channel 35; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: ISLAND BROADCASTING COMPANY)
Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Oakland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 15Number of bridges
  • 138ft / 41.6mTotal length
  • $2,102,000Total costs
  • 655,571Total average daily traffic
  • 54,264Total average daily truck traffic
  • 738,485Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic
New bridges in Oakland, NJ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 1Before 1900
  • 11960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 81990-1999
  • 32000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Oakland, NJ

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

5
  • Richard Byrne, 1 Thornton Rd (Storage Tank) (Lat: 41.008250 Lon: -74.247972), Type: 44.1, Overall height: 41 m, Registrant: Towerco Assets LLC, Afry@towerco.Com, , Cary, Phone: (919) 653-5710
  • Richard Byrne, 1 Thornton Rd (Storage Tank) (Lat: 41.008250 Lon: -74.247972), Type: 44.1, Overall height: 41 m, Registrant: Towerco Assets LLC, Afry@towerco.Com, , Cary, Phone: (919) 653-5710
  • Richard Byrne, 1 Thornton Rd (Storage Tank) (Lat: 41.008250 Lon: -74.247972), Type: 47.2, Overall height: 47.2 m, Registrant: Towerco Assets LLC, Afry@towerco.Com, , Cary, Phone: (919) 653-5710
  • Richard Byrne, 1 Thornton Rd (Storage Tank) (Lat: 41.008250 Lon: -74.247972), Type: 47.2, Overall height: 47.2 m, Registrant: Towerco Assets LLC, Afry@towerco.Com, , Cary, Phone: (919) 653-5710
  • Edward G Roach, 1 Thornton Rd (Storage Tank) (Lat: 41.008250 Lon: -74.247972), Type: 47.2, Structure height: 34003 m, Overall height: 47.2 m, Registrant: Sba 2012 Tc Assets, LLC, Eroach@sbasite.Com, , Boca -Raton, Phone: (561) 995-7670

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Oakland, NJ)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

13 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

79 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Oakland)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-300 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2170V , Serial Number: 32-7940071, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 03/02/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 11/08/2013
    Registrant (Individual): David W Md Hansen, 183 W Oakland Ave, Oakland, NJ 07436
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 182H (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 119 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2437X , Serial Number: 18256337, Year manufactured: 1965, Airworthiness Date: 05/17/1965, Certificate Issue Date: 05/21/1992
    Registrant (Individual): Arnold Ludke, 15 Algonquin Trail, Oakland, NJ 07436
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 8KCAB (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 101 mph), Engine: LYCOMING AEIO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2962Z , Serial Number: 379-78, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 04/14/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 01/16/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Jason E Mull, 564 Ramapo Valley Rd, Oakland, NJ 07436
  • Aircraft: GULFSTREAM AMERICAN CORP AA-5B (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 45249 , Serial Number: AA5B1115, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 03/15/1979, Certificate Issue Date: 04/16/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Joseph B Porus, 4 Blackfoot Trl, Oakland, NJ 07436
  • Aircraft: CESSNA T206H (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING IO-540 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 628GE , Serial Number: T20608201, Year manufactured: 2000, Airworthiness Date: 08/23/2000, Certificate Issue Date: 06/28/2012
    Registrant (LLC): Jacob LLC, 16 Skytop Ridge, Oakland, NJ 07436
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172S (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER A&C (200 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 699LP , Serial Number: 172S8275, Year manufactured: 1999, Airworthiness Date: 10/13/1999, Certificate Issue Date: 04/19/2000
    Registrant (Individual): Raymond J Wojcik, 17 Concord Ln, Oakland, NJ 07436
  • Aircraft: WOOLUMS DARRELL E BABY ACE D (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9008B , Serial Number: 79, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 06/09/1981, Certificate Issue Date: 12/21/2015
    Registrant (Individual): Francesco Murano, 4 Wenonah Ave, Oakland, NJ 07436

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
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 Value
LOANS ORIGINATED31$380,16193$349,484486$309,87922$154,5458$215,2500$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED6$390,5008$316,00036$289,2782$150,0001$162,0000$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED6$433,1676$501,833134$361,24615$174,8003$204,3331$290,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN7$390,42910$360,10081$327,0253$133,3333$286,6670$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$05$439,40042$345,3102$45,0000$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0391.00 , 0392.00, 0393.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 3 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED24$337,3756$380,167
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED10$408,1006$402,333
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$181,0002$413,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$383,0001$522,000
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$501,0000$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0391.00 , 0392.00, 0393.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Oakland, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Oakland, NJ - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 70
  • Hazardous Condition: 66
  • Good Intent Call: 3
Fire incident types in Oakland, NJ

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Oakland, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Oakland, NJ
  • 88.2%Utility gas
  • 8.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.3%Electricity
  • 1.0%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Oakland, NJ
  • 93.6%Utility gas
  • 4.5%Electricity
  • 1.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Oakland compared to New Jersey state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.

Oakland on our top lists:

  • #74 on the list of "Top 100 safest cities (lowest city-data.com crime index) (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of people without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox adherents"
  • #14 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of infant deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Orthodox congregations"
  • #19 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the most Mainline Protestant congregations"
There are 21 pilots and 13 other airmen in this city.
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