Oakland, NE Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Oakland, Nebraska - Basic Facts

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The City of Oakland had a population of 1,207 as of July 1, 2017. Oakland ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Nebraska. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Oakland is located at latitude 41.8351 and longitude -96.467 in Burt County. 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. Burt County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,293 feet.

The City of Oakland (GNIS ID: 838169) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Oakland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Oakland, NE Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,207
Daytime Population: Workers 577
Daytime Population: Residents 636
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,213
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.00
Population in Households 1,170
Population in Familes 943
Population in Group Qrtrs 37
Population Density2 1,301
Diversity Index3 11


Median Household Income $47,397
Average Household Income $59,357
Per Capita Income $25,583


Total Housing Units 641 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 359 (56.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 157 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 126 (19.7%)
Median Home Value $96,642
Average Home Value $116,944


Total Households 515
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 331
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.42% -0.59%
Households -0.34% -0.47%
Families -0.49% -0.61%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   3.02%

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, 2017 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 # 94 84th
Population Density # 147 75th
Diversity Index # 340 42nd
Median Household Income # 354 39th
Per Capita Income # 429 26th

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