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Oakland city, California

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Table

Oakland city, California
White alone, percent
33.4%
People
Population
Population Estimates, July 1 2022, (V2022)
NA
Population Estimates, July 1 2021, (V2021)
433,823
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2022)
NA
Population estimates base, April 1, 2020, (V2021)
439,349
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2022, (V2022)
NA
Population, percent change - April 1, 2020 (estimates base) to July 1, 2021, (V2021)
-1.3%
Population, Census, April 1, 2020 440,646
Population, Census, April 1, 2010 390,724
Age and Sex
Persons under 5 years, percent
6.0%
Persons under 18 years, percent
19.6%
Persons 65 years and over, percent
13.5%
Female persons, percent
51.4%
Race and Hispanic Origin
White alone, percent
33.4%
Black or African American alone, percent(a)
22.0%
American Indian and Alaska Native alone, percent(a)
1.0%
Asian alone, percent(a)
15.7%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone, percent(a)
0.5%
Two or More Races, percent
9.4%
Hispanic or Latino, percent(b)
27.2%
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino, percent
28.6%
Population Characteristics
Veterans, 2017-2021 11,585
Foreign born persons, percent, 2017-2021 26.6%
Housing
Housing units, July 1, 2021, (V2021) X
Owner-occupied housing unit rate, 2017-2021 41.3%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2017-2021 $772,400
Median selected monthly owner costs -with a mortgage, 2017-2021 $3,101
Median selected monthly owner costs -without a mortgage, 2017-2021 $811
Median gross rent, 2017-2021 $1,676
Building permits, 2021 X
Families & Living Arrangements
Households, 2017-2021 167,307
Persons per household, 2017-2021 2.58
Living in same house 1 year ago, percent of persons age 1 year+, 2017-2021 86.9%
Language other than English spoken at home, percent of persons age 5 years+, 2017-2021 39.4%
Computer and Internet Use
Households with a computer, percent, 2017-2021 93.4%
Households with a broadband Internet subscription, percent, 2017-2021 88.3%
Education
High school graduate or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 84.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, percent of persons age 25 years+, 2017-2021 47.3%
Health
With a disability, under age 65 years, percent, 2017-2021 7.0%
Persons without health insurance, under age 65 years, percent
7.7%
Economy
In civilian labor force, total, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 68.8%
In civilian labor force, female, percent of population age 16 years+, 2017-2021 64.2%
Total accommodation and food services sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 1,292,971
Total health care and social assistance receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 5,002,028
Total transportation and warehousing receipts/revenue, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 5,322,166
Total retail sales, 2017 ($1,000)(c) 3,804,334
Total retail sales per capita, 2017(c) $9,016
Transportation
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16 years+, 2017-2021 32.3
Income & Poverty
Median household income (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $85,628
Per capita income in past 12 months (in 2021 dollars), 2017-2021 $49,970
Persons in poverty, percent
13.5%
Businesses
Businesses
Total employer establishments, 2020 X
Total employment, 2020 X
Total annual payroll, 2020 ($1,000) X
Total employment, percent change, 2019-2020 X
Total nonemployer establishments, 2019 X
All employer firms, Reference year 2017 8,662
Men-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 4,686
Women-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 1,706
Minority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 3,175
Nonminority-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 4,139
Veteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 372
Nonveteran-owned employer firms, Reference year 2017 7,094
Geography
Geography
Population per square mile, 2020 7,878.4
Population per square mile, 2010 7,004.0
Land area in square miles, 2020 55.93
Land area in square miles, 2010 55.79
FIPS Code 0653000
Value Notes

Estimates are not comparable to other geographic levels due to methodology differences that may exist between different data sources.

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The vintage year (e.g., V2022) refers to the final year of the series (2020 thru 2022). Different vintage years of estimates are not comparable.

Users should exercise caution when comparing 2017-2021 ACS 5-year estimates to other ACS estimates. For more information, please visit the 2021 5-year ACS Comparison Guidance page.

Fact Notes Value Flags

QuickFacts data are derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Nonemployer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners, Building Permits.

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