Oakland, New Jersey 

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Population

12,841

+4.0% since 2020

Unemployment Rate

7.4%

Median Income

$117,596

Median Home Price

$530,900

Median Age

42.8

Comfort Index (Climate)

9.1 / 5.3

summer / winter

Best Places to Live in Oakland, New Jersey

National center - Southeast corner of New York State, at mouth of Hudson River. June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Oakland, while January and February are the least comfortable months.
Zip Codes: 07436
Cost of Living: 38.2% higher
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 87 ft above sea level

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Oakland, NJ Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Median Home ValueHomes less than 10 yrs old
Most Expensive HomesAll Single Family Homes
Pros
Arts and culture
Economic center
Education
Cons
Cost of living and housing
Crowded lifestyle
Weak future job growth

What Bert Has To Say About New York-Newark-Jersey City Metro Area

New York is the largest metro area in the United States. It includes the island of Manhattan, an eight-county area immediately north, western Long Island, and Staten Island. It is the fourth largest in the world behind Tokyo, Mexico City, and Sao Paulo, Brazil. Regardless of how the area is defined, New York is among the richest and most complex places to live in America.


Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Oakland is 7.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Negative. Oakland jobs have decreased by 0.5%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Oakland's cost of living is 38.2% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Oakland's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
June, September and August are the most pleasant months in Oakland, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
In the last Presidential election, Bergen county remained very strongly Democratic, 57.4% to 41.1%. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Oakland's population is 12,841 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 4.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 29.1 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Oakland is Real Estate: $530,900. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 0.9%.

SCHOOLS
Oakland public schools spend $17,750 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 12.9 students per teacher in Oakland. More Education



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Housing Market in Oakland

It's a good time to buy in Oakland. Home Appreciation is up 12.1% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Oakland is $530,900.
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