Oakland, MS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Oakland, Mississippi - Basic Facts

The Town of Oakland had a population of 467 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Oakland is located at latitude 34.0558 and longitude -89.9151 in Yalobusha County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Oakland (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.37 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Yalobusha County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 351 feet.

The Town of Oakland (GNIS ID: 2407027) 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 Town of Oakland is located within Supervisor District 4, a minor civil division (MCD) of Yalobusha County.

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, MS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 467
Daytime Population: Workers 18
Daytime Population: Residents 270
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 288
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.62
Population in Households 467
Population in Familes 375
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 342
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $29,626
Average Household Income $52,949
Per Capita Income $22,816


Total Housing Units 261 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 137 (52.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 60 (23.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 (24.5%)
Median Home Value $57,143
Average Home Value $116,667


Total Households 197
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 122
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 -1.65% -1.01%
Households -1.63% -0.93%
Families -1.88% -1.17%
Median Household Income   0.51%
Per Capita Income   2.37%

Oakland, MS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oakland to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi 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 # 275 24th
Population Density # 242 33rd
Diversity Index # 177 51st
Median Household Income # 262 28th
Per Capita Income # 73 80th

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