Oakland, MO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Oakland, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Oakland had a population of 1,411 as of July 1, 2017. Oakland ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Oakland is located at latitude 38.5769 and longitude -90.3849 in St. Louis County. The formal boundaries for the City of Oakland (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. St. Louis County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 617 feet.

The City of Oakland (GNIS ID: 2395290) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Oakland is located within Township of Bonhomme, a minor civil division (MCD) of St. Louis County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Oakland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Oakland: Oakland Station.

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Oakland, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,411
Daytime Population: Workers 762
Daytime Population: Residents 802
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,564
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.11
Population in Households 1,129
Population in Familes 956
Population in Group Qrtrs 282
Population Density2 2,321
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $98,606
Average Household Income $137,723
Per Capita Income $49,400


Total Housing Units 507 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 403 (79.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 61 (12.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 43 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $311,875
Average Home Value $370,782


Total Households 464
Average Household Size 2.43
Family Households 328
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.3% 0.24%
Households 0.36% 0.3%
Families 0.17% 0.18%
Median Household Income   0.86%
Per Capita Income   1.57%

Oakland, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oakland to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 318 69th
Population Density # 91 91st
Diversity Index # 582 43rd
Median Household Income # 23 98th
Per Capita Income # 26 98th

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