Oakland, Missouri

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Oakland is a city in St. Louis County, Missouri, United States. The population was 1,540 at the 2000 census.



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).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2), all of it land.


As of the census[1] 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/sq mi (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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