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Oakland, Missouri
City
Location of Oakland, Missouri
Location of Oakland, Missouri
Country United States
State Missouri
County St. Louis
Area
 • Total 0.61 sq mi (1.58 km2)
 • Land 0.61 sq mi (1.58 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)
Elevation 614 ft (187 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,381
 • Estimate (2012) 1,379
 • Density 2,263.9/sq mi (874.1/km2)
Time zone Central (CST) (UTC-6)
 • Summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
FIPS code 29-53750
GNIS feature ID 0756470
Website Oaklandmo.org

Oakland is a city in St. Louis County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1,381 at the 2010 census.

Geography

Oakland is located at 38°34′33″N 90°23′04″W / 38.575869°N 90.384539°W / 38.575869; -90.384539 (38.575869, -90.384539).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.61 square miles (1.58 km2), all of it land.

Demographics

Historical population
Census Pop.
1930 557
1940 789 41.7%
1960 1,552
1970 1,609 3.7%
1980 1,728 7.4%
1990 1,593 −7.8%
2000 1,540 −3.3%
2010 1,381 −10.3%
Est. 2015 1,382 0.1%
U.S. Decennial Census

2010 census

As of the census of 2010, there were 1,381 people, 452 households, and 324 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,263.9 inhabitants per square mile (874.1/km2). There were 494 housing units at an average density of 809.8 per square mile (312.7/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 96.2% White, 2.2% African American, 0.1% Native American, 0.4% Asian, and 1.1% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.0% of the population.

There were 452 households of which 32.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 61.1% were married couples living together, 8.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 1.8% had a male householder with no wife present, and 28.3% were non-families. 24.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.43 and the average family size was 2.90.

The median age in the city was 52.7 years. 18.2% of residents were under the age of 18; 3.5% were between the ages of 18 and 24; 18.7% were from 25 to 44; 27.7% were from 45 to 64; and 32.1% were 65 years of age or older. The gender makeup of the city was 40.0% male and 60.0% female.

2000 census

As of the census of 2000, there were 1,540 people, 448 households, and 340 families residing in the city. The population density was 2,545.7 people per square mile (991.0/km2). There were 459 housing units at an average density of 758.7 per square mile (295.4/km2). The racial makeup of the city was 97.34% White, 1.69% African American, 0.52% Asian, 0.19% from other races, and 0.26% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.65% of the population.

There were 448 households out of which 33.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.5% were married couples living together, 8.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.9% were non-families. 21.4% of all households were made up of individuals and 9.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the city, the population was spread out with 16.8% under the age of 18, 3.1% from 18 to 24, 20.7% from 25 to 44, 20.9% from 45 to 64, and 38.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 52 years. For every 100 females there were 67.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 59.1 males.

The median income for a household in the city was $65,000, and the median income for a family was $71,250. Males had a median income of $60,063 versus $37,132 for females. The per capita income for the city was $27,583. About 2.3% of families and 3.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.5% of those under age 18 and 5.2% of those age 65 or over.

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