Oakland, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Oakland, Nebraska - Basic Facts

The City of Oakland is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Burt County at latitude 41.8351 and longitude -96.467. Burt County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,293 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Oakland, but most people and references simply refer to it as Oakland, Nebraska.

The P1 Census Class Code for Oakland indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Oakland (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

City of Oakland, NE Boundary Map


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Oakland, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,260
Population in Households 1,220
Population in Familes 987
Population in Group Qrtrs 40
Population Density1 1,358
Diversity Index2 10


Total Households 538
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 349
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 633 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 372 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 166 (26.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 95 (15.0%)
Median Home Value $78,395
Average Home Value $92,406


Median Household Income $48,351
Average Household Income $61,559
Per Capita Income $26,354
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.3% -0.3%
Households 0.44% -0.15%
Families 0.41% -0.23%
Median Household Income   3.0%
Per Capita Income   2.9%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Oakland, NE - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oakland to the other 580 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Nebraska by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 89 85th
Population Density1 # 136 77th
Diversity Index2 # 318 45th
Median Household Income # 315 46th
Per Capita Income # 224 62nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Nebraska Census Data Comparison Tool.