Oakland, IL Profile: Facts & Data


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Oakland, Illinois - Basic Facts

The City of Oakland had a population of 920 as of July 1, 2018. Oakland ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Illinois. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Oakland is located at latitude 39.6539 and longitude -88.0261 in Coles County. The formal boundaries for the City of Oakland encompass a land area of 0.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Coles County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 659 feet.

The City of Oakland (GNIS ID: 2395288) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Oakland is located within Township of East Oakland, a minor civil division (MCD) of Coles County.

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Oakland, IL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 920
Population in Households 920
Population in Familes 759
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,114
Diversity Index3 6


Median Household Income $48,607
Average Household Income $57,734
Per Capita Income $25,030


Total Housing Units 442 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 311 (70.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 93 (21.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 ( 8.6%)
Median Home Value $73,116
Average Home Value $85,370


Total Households 404
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 279
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.54% 0.04%
Households 0.68% 0.15%
Families 0.53% 0.07%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   3.83%

Oakland, IL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oakland to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 733 46th
Population Density # 688 50th
Diversity Index # 1145 16th
Median Household Income # 931 32nd
Per Capita Income # 932 32nd

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