Oakland Demographics for Business

Oakland is among the nation's most ethnically and culturally diverse cities.

Posted: September 11th, 2018 3:01 PM

Last Updated: January 20th, 2021 7:43 PM

Population: 425,195 (est. 2017)

Median Age: 36.2

Number of Companies: 44,799

Total Housing Units: 169,654

Media Household Income: $57,778

College Degree: 45.6%

Foreign Born Population: 112,305

For more information on Oakland's population, visit the U.S. Census Bureau's American FactFinder.

In 2018, WalletHub ranked Oakland as the 7th most Culturally Diverse City and 1st in Ethnoracial Diversity in the U.S.

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