Oakland, CA

419,987 Population
55.9 square miles 7,514.1 people per square mile

Census data: ACS 2016 1-year unless noted

 

 People

Percent of State Population
1.1%
was 1.1%
Ranked 8th Highest in CA
Population Density
7,514.1
US 88.8 people/sq mile
Dependency Ratio
41.6%
was 41.1%
US Population Dependency Ratio is 49.7
Percent Foreign Born
27.9%
was 25.9%
Ranked 61st Highest in CA
Percent Under 18
19.7%
was 20.5%
Ranked 118th Highest in CA
Percent 65 and Over
12.7%
was 11.7%
Ranked 66th Highest in CA

 Economics

Unemployment Rate
3.3
was 5.9
Ranked 15th Lowest in CA
Percent Living in Poverty
18.9%
was 19.5%
Ranked 113th Lowest in CA
Median Household Income
$57,778
was $54,394
Ranked 87th Highest in CA
Gini Income Distribution
 
50.9
50.7
US Gini Index is 42.0

 Safety

Homicides per 100,000
20.3
was 22.3
 
Violent Crimes per 100,000
1,442.5
was 1,976.8
 
Property Crimes per 100,000
5,856.8
was 6,233.4
 

 Housing

Total Housing Units
167,027
was 165,962
Ranked 8th Highest in CA
Median Rent
$1,310
was $1,117
Ranked 90th Highest in CA
Total Building Permits
509
was 275
 
Occupied Housing Units
158,084
was 154,214
 
Homeownership Rate
38.3%
was 40.2%
Ranked 126th Highest in CA
Single Family Building Permits
52
was 54
 
Residential Units Per Sq Mile
2,988.3
was 2,969.3
Ranked 19th Highest in CA
Rental Vacancy Rate
8.4%
was 11.3%
Ranked 86th Highest in CA
Multifamily Building Permits
457
was 221
 
Persons Per Dwelling Unit
2.6
was 2.6
Ranked 117th Highest in CA
Building Permits per 1000 Housing Units
3.1
was 1.6
 
Building Permits per 1000 Residents
1.3
was 0.7
 

 Health

Percent with Insurance Under 18
95.8%
was 93.1%
Ranked 104th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance 18 to 64
90.3%
Ranked 80th Highest in CA
Percent with Insurance Over 65
99.7%
was 98.7%
Ranked 9th Highest in CA

 Education

Percent with High School Diploma or Higher
80.8%
was 80.9%
Ranked 84th Highest in CA
Percent with Bachelors Degree or Higher
41.1%
was 38.6%
Ranked 39th Highest in CA

 Finance

Capital Spending
--
No Data Available
Own Source Revenue
80.4%
was 89.6%
 
Debt Service Ratio
10.5%
was 32.7%
 
Revenue
 
$1,401,602,366
$1,920,289,579
 
Expenditure
 
$1,452,202,814
$2,051,872,535
 
Revenue per Capita
$3,387
was $4,727
 
Expenditure per Capita
$3,510
was $5,051
 

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