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The 2016 Oakland, California, population is 419,267. There are 7,501 people per square mile (population density).

Family in Oakland, California

The median age is 36.2. The US median is 37.4. 39.84% of people in Oakland, California, are married. 10.32% are divorced.

The average household size is 2.53 people. 28.71% of people are married, with children. 23.58% have children, but are single.

Race in Oakland, California

26.53% of people are white, 25.58% are black, 16.43% are asian, 0.38% are native american, and 0.33% claim 'Other'.

25.88% of the people in Oakland, California, claim hispanic ethnicity (meaning 74.12% are non-hispanic).

  PEOPLEOakland, CaliforniaUnited States
  Population  419,267321,418,820
  Population - 2010  386,909308,745,538
  Population - 2000  399,484285,036,114
  Population - 1990  372,242251,960,433
  Pop. 1990 to Now  12.63%27.57%
  Pop. 2000 to Now  4.95%12.76%
  Pop. Density  7,50191
  Land Area  563,531,905
  Water Area  22264,837
  Median Age  36.237.4
  Female Population  51.34%50.81%
  Male Population  48.66%49.19%
  White  26.53%62.77%
  Black  25.58%12.24%
  Asian  16.43%4.95%
  Native American  0.38%0.66%
  Hawaiian, Pacific Islander  0.61%0.16%
  Other  0.33%0.20%
  Two or More Races  4.26%2.13%
  Hispanic  25.88%16.90%
  Non-Hispanic  74.12%83.10%
  Households  155,918116,211,000
  Family Households  84,84476,958,100
  Non Family Households  71,07439,253,000
  Household Size  2.532.63
  Married Population  39.84%50.58%
  Single Population  60.16%49.42%
  Now Married  37.02%48.41%
  Married but Separated  2.83%2.17%
  Never Married  44.35%32.55%
  Widowed  5.49%5.95%
  Divorced  10.32%10.92%
  Married, w/children  28.71%31.68%
  Married, no children  32.48%41.44%
  Single, w/children  23.58%16.94%
  Single, no children  15.23%9.95%


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