Oakland City, IN

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2022 Population
2,421
0.248% 1-year growth
US Senator
Todd Young
Republican Party
US Senator
Mike Braun
Republican Party
2022 Median Age
40.8
3.55% 1-year decrease
2022 Poverty Rate
15.3%
29.1% 1-year increase
2022 Median Household Income
$46,981
6.69% 1-year growth
2022 Median Property Value
$92,400
7.07% 1-year growth
2022 Employed Population
1,140
3.83% 1-year growth

About

In 2022, Oakland City, IN had a population of 2.42k people with a median age of 40.8 and a median household income of $46,981. Between 2021 and 2022 the population of Oakland City, IN grew from 2,415 to 2,421, a 0.248% increase and its median household income grew from $44,034 to $46,981, a 6.69% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Oakland City, IN are White (Non-Hispanic) (89.8%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (3.14%), Other (Non-Hispanic) (1.61%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.53%), and White (Hispanic) (1.24%).

None of the households in Oakland City, IN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.6% of the residents in Oakland City, IN are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Oakland City, IN are Oakland City University (273 degrees awarded in 2022).

In 2022, the median property value in Oakland City, IN was $92,400, and the homeownership rate was 62.2%.

Most people in Oakland City, IN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 22.7 minutes. The average car ownership in Oakland City, IN was 2 cars per household.

Population & Diversity

Oakland City, IN is home to a population of 2.42k people, from which 98.6% are citizens. As of 2022, 1.53% of Oakland City, IN residents were born outside of the country (37 people).

In 2022, there were 28.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.18k people) in Oakland City, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 76 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 39 Other (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.6%
2022 Citizenship
98.1%
2021 Citizenship

As of 2022, 98.6% of Oakland City, IN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.5%. In 2021, the percentage of US citizens in Oakland City, IN was 98.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Oakland City, IN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    2.18k ± 241
  2. Two+ (Non-Hispanic)
    76 ± 46.6
  3. Other (Non-Hispanic)
    39 ± 59
3.1%
Hispanic Population
75 people

In 2022, there were 28.6 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (2.18k people) in Oakland City, IN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 76 Two+ (Non-Hispanic) and 39 Other (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.1% of the people in Oakland City, IN are hispanic (75 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Oakland City, IN as a share of the total population.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    101,350 ± 7,757 people
  2. India
    35,477 ± 4,612 people
  3. China
    18,850 ± 3,366 people

In 2022, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of Indiana was Mexico, the natal country of 101,350 Indiana residents, followed by India with 35,477 and China with 18,850.

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Foreign-Born Population

1.53%
2022 Foreign-Born Population
37 people
1.99%
2021 Foreign-Born Population
48 people

As of 2022, 1.53% of Oakland City, IN residents (37 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.6%. In 2021, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Oakland City, IN was 1.99%, meaning that the rate has been decreasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    32 ± 27
  2. Korea
    27 ± 38
  3. World War II
    22 ± 19

Oakland City, IN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.19 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

The economy of Oakland City, IN employs 1.14k people. The largest industries in Oakland City, IN are Manufacturing (270 people), Retail Trade (162 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (147 people), and the highest paying industries are Construction ($50,625), Public Administration ($47,656), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($43,482).

Males in Indiana have an average income that is 1.36 times higher than the average income of females, which is $53,980. The income inequality in Indiana (measured using the Gini index) is 0.448, which is lower than than the national average.

Occupations

1.14k
2022 Value
± 194
3.83%
1 Year growth
± 23.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Oakland City, IN grew at a rate of 3.83%, from 1.1k employees to 1.14k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Oakland City, IN, are Production Occupations (176 people), Sales & Related Occupations (143 people), and Office & Administrative Support Occupations (96 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Oakland City, IN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

1.14k
2022 Value
± 194
3.83%
1 Year growth
± 23.7%

From 2021 to 2022, employment in Oakland City, IN grew at a rate of 3.83%, from 1.1k employees to 1.14k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Oakland City, IN, are Manufacturing (270 people), Retail Trade (162 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (147 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Oakland City, IN, though some of these residents may live in Oakland City, IN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$37,256
Median earning men ± $4,222
$25,000
Median earning women ± $5,306

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2022 are Construction ($50,625), Manufacturing ($41,902), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($36,071).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2022 are Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($43,720), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($33,182), and Manufacturing ($31,250).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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2.48%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between February 2022 and February 2023

As of February 2023, there are 3.21M people employed in Indiana. This represents a 2.48% increase in employment when compared to February 2022.

Right after the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, during April 2020, a general dip can be seen across industry sectors, resulting in an overall decline in employment by 15.4%.

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Civics

In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Indiana went to Donald J. Trump with 57% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (41%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (1.95%).

Todd Young and Mike Braun are the senators currently representing the state of Indiana. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Indiana is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Indiana

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Todd Young
Senator from Indiana3
Assumed office on January 3, 2017
Mike Braun
Senator from Indiana1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

Todd Young and Mike Braun are the senators currently representing Indiana.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Indiana

Indiana is currently represented by 9 members in the U.S. house.

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Education

In 2022, universities in Oakland City, IN awarded 273 degrees. The student population of Oakland City, IN in 2022 is skewed towards men, with 446 male students and 434 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Oakland City, IN are White (229 and 86.1%), followed by Black or African American (16 and 6.02%), Hispanic or Latino (9 and 3.38%), and Unknown (6 and 2.26%).

The largest universities in Oakland City, IN by number of degrees awarded are Oakland City University (273 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Oakland City, IN are General Studies (85 and 31.1%), General Business Administration & Management (74 and 27.1%), and General Educational Leadership & Administration (45 and 16.5%).

The median tuition cost in Oakland City, IN for private four year colleges is $26,400.

Applicants, Admissions & Enrolled

University
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In 2022 in Oakland City, IN, the percentage of applicants admitted was 55.7%, while the percentage of admitted who enrolled was 26%. The number of students enrolled in 2022 was 880 (50.7% men and 49.3% women).

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Enrollments by Gender and Races

Universities

In 2022 there were 880 students enrolled in Oakland City, IN, 50.7% men and 49.3% women.

By race, the largest number of students enrolled was concentrated in White with 588 records, of which 51.5% were women and 48.5% men.

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Concentrations

Most Common
  1. 37 degrees awarded
  2. 16 degrees awarded
  3. 10 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common concentation for Bachelors Degree recipients in Oakland City, IN was General Business Administration & Management with 37 degrees awarded.

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Universities

Gender
Race
Largest Universities by degrees awarded
273 degrees awarded

In 2022, the institution with the largest number of graduating students was Oakland City University with 273 degrees awarded.

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Student Diversity

University

In 2022, 124 men were awarded degrees from institutions in Oakland City, IN, which is 0.832 times less than the 149 female students who received degrees in the same year.

In 2022 the most common race/ethnicity group awarded degrees at institutions was White students. These 229 degrees mean that there were 14.3 times more degrees awarded to White students then the next closest race/ethnicity group, Black or African American, with 16 degrees awarded.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Average Net Price by Sector

Universities

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($26,400) is the sector with the highest median state tuition in 2022.

Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above ($1,523) is the sector with the highest average net price of books and supplies.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2022, 0.799% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.781% of women were in the same situation.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2022 were High School or Equivalent (1.75M), Some college (1.13M), and Bachelors Degree (879k).

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Oakland City, IN was $92,400 in 2022, which is 0.328 times smaller than the national average of $281,900. Between 2021 and 2022 the median property value increased from $86,300 to $92,400, a 7.07% increase. The homeownership rate in Oakland City, IN is 62.2%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.8%.

People in Oakland City, IN have an average commute time of 22.7 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Oakland City, IN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Property

$92,400
Median Property Value 2022
±$11,668
$537
Median Property Taxes
±$104

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Rent vs Own

62.2%
Homeownership
2022
54.7%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2022

In 2022, 62.2% of the housing units in Oakland City, IN were occupied by their owner. This percentage declined from the previous year's rate of 63.5%.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Census Tract 503
Highest Median Household Income (Total)

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$46,981
Median Household Income
± $4,096
864
Number of Households
± 149

In 2022, the median household income of the 864 households in Oakland City, IN grew to $46,981 from the previous year's value of $44,034.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Oakland City, IN is from Indiana.
0.448
2022 Wage GINI in Indiana
0.449
2021 Wage GINI in Indiana

In 2022, the income inequality in Indiana was 0.448 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.283% decline from 2021 to 2022, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Indiana was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Indiana in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2022
  1. Drove Alone (74.3%)
  2. Walked (11.6%)
  3. Carpooled (9.43%)

In 2022, 74.3% of workers in Oakland City, IN drove alone to work, followed by those who walked to work (11.6%) and those who carpooled to work (9.43%).

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Commute Time

22.7 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Oakland City, IN have a shorter commute time (22.7 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.7 minutes). Additionally, 0% of the workforce in Oakland City, IN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

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Poverty & Diversity

15.3% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Oakland City, IN (329 out of 2.15k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.5%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 45 - 54, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Males 75+.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Oakland City, IN 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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Health

93.6% of the population of Oakland City, IN has health coverage, with 42.4% on employee plans, 20.2% on Medicaid, 13.7% on Medicare, 16.5% on non-group plans, and 0.772% on military or VA plans.

Primary care physicians in Gibson County, IN see 2805 patients per year on average, which represents a 7.76% decrease from the previous year (3041 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1879 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 3382 patients per year.

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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2,805 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Gibson County, IN

Primary care physicians in Gibson County, IN see an average of 2,805 patients per year. This represents a 7.76% decrease from the previous year (3,041 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Gibson County, IN in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2022, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23.8% under 18 years, 22.3% between 18 and 34 years, 37.4% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.6% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 50.2% were men and 49.8% were women.

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Uninsured People

6.44%
Uninsured
42.4%
Employer Coverage
20.2%
Medicaid
13.7%
Medicare
16.5%
Non-Group
0.772%
Military or VA

Between 2021 and 2022, the percent of uninsured citizens in Oakland City, IN grew by 17.3% from 5.48% to 6.44%.

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