Oakland Park, FL

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Population

44,085

0.973% growth

Poverty Rate

18.1%


Median Age

41.5


Median Household Income

$48,390

4.18% growth

Number of Employees

23,596

2.19% growth

Median Property Value

$174,900

6.84% growth

About

In 2017, Oakland Park, FL had a population of 44.1k people with a median age of 41.5 and a median household income of $48,390. Between 2016 and 2017 the population of Oakland Park, FL grew from 43,660 to 44,085, a 0.973% increase and its median household income grew from $46,447 to $48,390, a 4.18% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Oakland Park, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (37.2%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (27.1%), White (Hispanic) (20.6%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (4.48%), and Two or More Races (Hispanic) (3.79%). N/A% of the people in Oakland Park, FL speak a non-English language, and 80.5% are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Oakland Park, FL are Cosmix School of Makeup Artistry (65 degrees awarded in 2017), Merryfield School of Pet Grooming (51 degrees), and Florida Academy of Health & Beauty (24 degrees).

The median property value in Oakland Park, FL is $174,900, and the homeownership rate is 53.8%. Most people in Oakland Park, FL commute by Drove Alone, and the average commute time is 24.1 minutes. The average car ownership in Oakland Park, FL is 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Total Confirmed Cases by Date

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Impact on Employment

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Community Mobility

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Economy

The economy of Oakland Park, FL employs 23.6k people. The largest industries in Oakland Park, FL are Retail Trade (3,098 people), Accommodation & Food Services (2,825 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,378 people), and the highest paying industries are Public Administration ($65,264), Information ($53,984), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($52,966).

Median household income in Oakland Park, FL is $48,390. Males in Oakland Park, FL have an average income that is 1.34 times higher than the average income of females, which is $44,078. The income inequality in Oakland Park, FL (measured using the Gini index) is 0.473, which is lower than than the national average.

Wages

Median Household Income

$48,390

2017 value

± $2,146

4.18%

1 Year Growth

± 6.32%

Households in Oakland Park, FL have a median annual income of $48,390, which is less than the median annual income of $61,937 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $46,447 in 2016, which represents a 4.18% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$58,931

Average Male Salary

± $842

$44,078

Average Female Salary

± $574

In 2017, full-time male employees in Florida made 1.34 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity

  1. Asian

    $54,227 ± $3,227

  2. Alaska Native

    $50,175 ± $47,169

  3. White

    $47,927 ± $556

In 2017 the highest paid race/ethnicity of Florida workers was Asian. These workers were paid 1.08 times more than Alaska Native workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Oakland Park, FL is from Florida.

0.473

2017 Wage GINI

0.471

2016 Wage GINI

In 2017, the income inequality in Florida was 0.473 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.259% growth from 2016 to 2017, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even.

The 2017 the GINI for Florida was lower than than the national average of 0.479. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Florida in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)

  1. Census Tract 509

  2. Census Tract 505.01

  3. Census Tract 504.01

In 2017, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Oakland Park, FL was Census Tract 509 with a value of $62,511, followed by Census Tract 505.01 and Census Tract 504.01, with respective values of $62,228 and $60,781.

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Females 25 - 34

Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

18.1% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Oakland Park, FL (7.95k out of 43.9k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 13.1%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Males 55 - 64 and then Females 45 - 54.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty

  1. White

    3,869 ± 478

  2. Black

    2,408 ± 434

  3. Hispanic

    2,303 ± 388

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Oakland Park, FL is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

23.6k

2017 Value

± 1,184

2.19%

1 Year growth

± 6.76%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Oakland Park, FL grew at a rate of 2.19%, from 23.1k employees to 23.6k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Oakland Park, FL, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,104 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,648 people), and Management Occupations (2,141 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Oakland Park, FL.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Oakland Park, FL, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (3,104 people), Sales & Related Occupations (2,648 people), and Management Occupations (2,141 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Oakland Park, FL has an unusually high number of residents working as Building & Grounds Cleaning & Maintenance Occupations (1.83 times higher than expected), Food Preparation & Serving Related Occupations (1.53 times), and Construction & Extraction Occupations (1.49 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Oakland Park, FL, by median earnings, are Architecture & Engineering Occupations ($69,432), Law Enforcement Workers Including Supervisors ($66,458), and Computer & Mathematical Occupations ($66,094).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

23.6k

2017 Value

± 1,184

2.19%

1 Year growth

± 6.76%

From 2016 to 2017, employment in Oakland Park, FL grew at a rate of 2.19%, from 23.1k employees to 23.6k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Oakland Park, FL, are Retail Trade (3,098 people), Accommodation & Food Services (2,825 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,378 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Oakland Park, FL, though some of these residents may live in Oakland Park, FL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Oakland Park, FL, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (3,098 people), Accommodation & Food Services (2,825 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (2,378 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Oakland Park, FL has an unusually high number of Administrative & Support & Waste Management Services (1.63 times higher than expected), Accommodation & Food Services (1.57 times), and Other Services, Except Public Administration (1.55 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Oakland Park, FL, by median earnings, are Public Administration ($65,264), Information ($53,984), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($52,966).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Florida to other states, or from other states to Florida.

Top Domestic Production in Dollars

  1. $63.5B

  2. $51.6B

  3. $41.8B

In 2015, the top outbound Florida product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $63.5B, followed by Pharmaceuticals ($51.6B) and Electronics ($41.8B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Florida products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$497B

2020 Value

$714B

Projected 2045 Value

43.6% growth

In 2020, total outbound Florida trade was $497B. This is expected to increase 43.6% to $714B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Florida trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Florida to other states, or from other states to Florida.

Most Common Trade Partners

  1. $19.5B

  2. $16.6B

  3. $11.5B

In 2015, the top outbound Florida domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $19.5B, followed by Texas with $16.6B and California and $11.5B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Florida shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Health

77.4% of the population of Oakland Park, FL has health coverage, with 33.5% on employee plans, 19.6% on Medicaid, 8.93% on Medicare, 14.2% on non-group plans, and 1.31% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in the place of Oakland Park, FL was $8,076 in 2014. This is a 5.05% increase from the previous year ($7,688).

Primary care physicians in Oakland Park, FL see 1383 patients per year on average, which represents a 0% change from the previous year (1383 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1350 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 662 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Gadsden County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (16.9%). Additionally, Liberty County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (39.6%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,383 to 1

Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio

Primary care physicians in Broward County, FL see an average of 1,383 patients per year. This represents a 0% change from the previous year (1,383 patients).

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.

State with the Highest Prevalence

  1. 8.26% of the population affected

  2. 8.13% of the population affected

  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.

Most prevalent states

  1. 19.2% of adults

  2. 17.9% of adults

  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

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Health Care Spending

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$8,076

Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care 

$4,606

Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care

$5,175

Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care

$12,229

Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in Florida (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 5.05%, from $7,688 to $8,076.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

22.6%

Uninsured

33.5%

Employer Coverage

19.6%

Medicaid

8.93%

Medicare

14.2%

Non-Group

1.31%

Military or VA

Between 2016 and 2017, the percent of uninsured citizens in Oakland Park, FL declined by 10.5% from 25.2% to 22.6%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Oakland Park, FL changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.

Most at risk counties

  1. 16.9% prevalence

  2. 15.8% prevalence

  3. 15.5% prevalence

Gadsden County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in Florida, at 16.9%.

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Diversity

Oakland Park, FL is home to a population of 44.1k people, from which 80.5% are citizens. As of 2017, 35% of Oakland Park, FL residents were born outside of the country (15.4k people).

In 2017, there were 1.37 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.4k people) in Oakland Park, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 9.08k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Age

Age by Nativity

39

Median Native-Born Age

± 2.2

44

Median Foreign-Born Age

± 1.3

In 2017, the median age of all people in Oakland Park, FL was 41.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 39, were generally younger than than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 44. But people in Oakland Park, FL are getting getting older. In 2016, the average age of all Oakland Park, FL residents was 40.

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

35%

2017 Foreign-Born Population

15.4k people

33.3%

2016 Foreign-Born Population

14.5k people

As of 2017, 35% of Oakland Park, FL residents (15.4k people) were born outside of the United States, which is higher than the national average of 13.7%. In 2016, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Oakland Park, FL was 33.3%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin

  1. Cuba

    951,787 ± 23,383 people

  2. Haiti

    321,904 ± 13,819 people

  3. Mexico

    272,262 ± 12,724 people

In 2017, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Florida was Cuba, the natal country of 951,787 Florida residents, followed by Haiti with 321,904 and Mexico with 272,262.

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Citizenship

80.5%

2017 Citizenship

81.2%

2016 Citizenship

As of 2017, 80.5% of Oakland Park, FL residents were US citizens, which is lower than the national average of 93.2%. In 2016, the percentage of US citizens in Oakland Park, FL was 81.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Oakland Park, FL

  1. White (Non-Hispanic)

    16.4k ± 1.02k

  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)

    12k ± 1.05k

  3. White (Hispanic)

    9.08k ± 888

In 2017, there were 1.37 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (16.4k people) in Oakland Park, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 12k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 9.08k White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

The following bar chart shows the 7 races represented in Oakland Park, FL as a share of the total population.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period

  1. Vietnam

    651 ± 169

  2. Gulf War (1990s)

    285 ± 137

  3. Gulf War (2001-)

    224 ± 114

Oakland Park, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.28 times greater than any other conflict.

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Education

In 2017, universities in Oakland Park, FL awarded 140 degrees. The student population of Oakland Park, FL is skewed towards women, with 14 male students and 94 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Oakland Park, FL are White (50 and 35.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino (48 and 34.3%), Black or African American (32 and 22.9%), and Two or More Races (7 and 5%).

The largest universities in Oakland Park, FL by number of degrees awarded are Cosmix School of Makeup Artistry (65 and 46.4%), Merryfield School of Pet Grooming (51 and 36.4%), and Florida Academy of Health & Beauty (24 and 17.1%).

The most popular majors in Oakland Park, FL are Make-Up Artist (65 and 46.4%), Animal Grooming (51 and 36.4%), and General Cosmetology (16 and 11.4%).

The median tuition costs in Oakland Park, FL are $N/A for private four year colleges, and $N/A and $N/A respectively, for public four year colleges for in-state students and out-of-state students.

Concentrations

Most Common

  1. 51 degrees awarded

  2. 7 degrees awarded

  3. 65 degrees awarded

In 2015, the most common concentation for < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate recipients in Oakland Park, FL was Animal Grooming with 51 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of students graduating with a < 1 Year Postsecondary Certificate from schools in Oakland Park, FL according to their major.

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Universities

Largest Universities by degrees awarded

  1. 65 degrees awarded

  2. 51 degrees awarded

  3. 24 degrees awarded

$N/A

Median In-State Public

$N/A

Median Private

In 2017, the Oakland Park, FL institution with the largest number of graduating students was Cosmix School of Makeup Artistry with 65 degrees awarded.

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Student Gender for Common Institutions

11

Degrees Awarded to Men

129

Degrees Awarded to Women

In 2017, 11 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Oakland Park, FL, which is 0.0853 times less than the 129 female students who received degrees in the same year.

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Student Race and Ethnicity

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    50 degrees awarded

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    48 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American

    32 degrees awarded

In 2017 the majority of degrees awarded at institutions in Oakland Park, FL were to White students. These 50 degrees mean that there were 1.04 times more White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Hispanic or Latino, with 48 degrees awarded.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Oakland Park, FL was $174,900 in 2017, which is 0.761 times smaller than the national average of $229,700. Between 2016 and 2017 the median property value increased from $163,700 to $174,900, a 6.84% increase. The homeownership rate in Oakland Park, FL is 53.8%, which is lower than the national average of 63.9%. People in Oakland Park, FL have an average commute time of 24.1 minutes, and they commute by Drove Alone. Car ownership in Oakland Park, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$174,900

2017 Median

± $7,394

$163,700

2016 Median

± $5,106

In 2017, the median property value in Oakland Park, FL grew to to $174,900 from the previous year's value of $163,700.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Oakland Park, FL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Oakland Park, FL the largest share of households have a property value in the $150k - $175k range.

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Household Income

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$48,390

Median Household Income

± $2,146

16.5k

Number of Households

± 843

In 2017, the median household income of the 16.5k households in Oakland Park, FL grew to $48,390 from the previous year's value of $46,447.

The following chart displays the households in Oakland Park, FL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $60k - $75k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499

Average Range

This chart shows the households in Oakland Park, FL distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Oakland Park, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

53.8%

2017 Homeownership

52.9%

2016 Homeownership

In 2017, 53.8% of the housing units in Oakland Park, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 52.9%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is lower than the national average of 63.9%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Oakland Park, FL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

24.1 minutes

Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Oakland Park, FL have a shorter commute time (24.1 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.1 minutes). Additionally, 1.56% of the workforce in Oakland Park, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Method of Travel

  1. Drove Alone

    75.4%

  2. Carpooled

    9.79%

  3. Public Transit

    4.8%

In 2017, the most common method of travel for workers in Oakland Park, FL was Drove Alone (75.4%), followed by those who Carpooled (9.79%) and those who Public Transit (4.8%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars

Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Oakland Park, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Oakland Park, FL have 2 cars, followed by 1 car.

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