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Oakland Population 2024

Oakland is the largest city in the Eastern region of the San Francisco Bay Area, Oakland population in 2024 is estimated to be 444,991, Covering city area of 77.89 sq mi (201.74 sq km), the eighth most populated city in California, and the forty-fifth most populated city in the United States. In 1851, Horace Carpentier, Edson Adams, and Andrew Moon started developing the place what is now downtown Oakland. Oakland started developing because land was becoming too expensive in San Francisco, many migrated to Oakland, of whom were recruited to work on railroads. Oakland is the birthplace of Kamala Harris, the current Vice President of the United States.

Below is the Oakland population by year:

YearPopulationChange %
2021 *433,798-1.554
2022 *439,4831.29
2023 *444,5061.14
2024 *444,9910.11
Source : Annual Estimates of the Resident Population: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019, 2020 US Census & 2021 estimates updated

San Jose-San Francisco-Oakland Combined Statistical Area

The Oakland city was added to Combined Statistical Area of San Jose-San Francisco-Oakland making a Greater San Francisco or San Francisco Bay Area.
Oakland City(2021)San Jose-San Francisco-Oakland CSA(2019)
Area77.89 sq mi (201.74 sq km)10,191 sq mi (26,390 sq km)
Source : CSA Maps, CSA

Oakland Population by Age

According to 2019 US population estimates, population of Oakland by age is 433,044, out of these 205,877 are male, 227,167 are female, The sex ratio of Oakland is 91. The median age of the Oakland population is 36.9, Oakland population by age are, under 18 years is 86,395, 16 years and over is 353,995, 18 years and over is 346,649, 21 years and over is 333,785, 65 years and over is 72,348. 47.5% are male, 52.5% are female, 20.0% are under 18 years old, 81.7% are 16 years and over, 80.0% are 18 years and over, 77.1% are 21 years and over, 13.8% are 65 years and over. There are total 182,574 housing units, The voting population of Oakland are 297,557, out of these 137,598 are male voters, 159,959 are female voters, 46.2% are male, 53.8% are female. Oakland population in 2023 is estimated to be 440,981, population in 2022 is estimated to be 439,483, and in 2021 is estimated to be 433,798.

Age GroupPopulationPercent
0 -527,5266.4%
5 - 922,9965.3%
10 - 1423,0225.3%
15 - 1921,1974.9%
20 - 2423,0835.3%
25 - 3483,72919.3%
35 - 4472,85916.8%
45 - 5454,33712.5%
55 - 5922,6405.2%
60 - 6421,7605.0%
65 - 7435,6658.2%
75 - 8417,2014.0%
85 and over7,0291.6%
Source: 2019 US population by age estimates

Oakland Population by Race

According to 2019 population of Oakland by race are:

White Population

White population in Oakland, California are 149,406, percentage wise 34.5 percent are whites.

Black Population

Black population in Oakland, California are 108,013, percentage wise 24.9 percent are blacks. African American refers to black population in Oakland, They are Black racial groups of Africa, includes Sub-Saharan African people, Kenyan, Nigerian, Carribbean such as Haitian and Jamaican.

Asian Population

Asian population in Oakland are 61,929, percentage wise 14.3 percent are asians, out of these 5,731 are Asian Indians, 30,635 are Chinese, 7,160 are Filipinos, 1,608 are Japanese, 3,181 are Korean, 5,055 are Vietnamese and 8,559 are other Asian nationals.

Hispanic Population

Hispanic population in Oakland, California are 116,111. Percentage wise 26.8 percent are hispanics, out of these 76,000 are Mexican people, 3,037 are Puerto Ricans, 702 are Cubans, and 36,372 are other Hispanic or Latinos.

Population by Race433,044Percent
Black or African American108,01324.9%
American Indian and Alaska Native5,5261.3%
Asian Population61,92914.3%
Asian Indian5,7311.3%
Other Asian Population8,559
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander1,6760.4%
Hispanic or Latino116,11126.8%
Puerto Rican3,0370.7%
Other Hispanic or Latino36,372
Source: US Census population estimates(2019)

Nativity by Place of Birth

Total Oakland native population is 324,505, out of these 229,702 born in the California state and 89,213 born in other state in the United States. Foreign born or Population born outside the US are 108,539, out of these 56,109 are Naturalised US citizen, 4,495 are in Europe, 28,946 in Asia, 5,751 in Africa, 14,716 in Latin America and 1,417 in Northern America. Total Foreigners who are non US citizens living in Oakland are 52,430, out of these 3,293 are from Europe, 14,133 are from Asia, 4,401 from Africa, 29,330 are from Latin America and 944 are from Northern America.

Nativity by Place of BirthPopulation
Born in state of residence229,702
Born in other state in the United States89,213
Born outside the United States5,590
Puerto Rico585
U.S. Island Areas450
Born abroad of American parent(s)4,555
Foreign born
Born outside of United States108,539
Naturalized U.S. citizen56,109
Latin America14,716
Northern America1,417
Not a U.S. citizen52,430
Latin America29,330
Northern America944
Source: US Census 2019 estimates

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