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Oakland, Maine - Basic Facts

The Oakland Census Designated Place had a population of 2,645 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Oakland is located at latitude 44.5525 and longitude -69.7061 in Kennebec County. The formal boundaries for the Oakland Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.3 sq. miles. Kennebec County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 233 feet.

The Oakland Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2377945) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The Oakland Census Designated Place is located within Town of Oakland, a minor civil division (MCD) of Kennebec 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Oakland: West Waterfield.

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Oakland, ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,645
Daytime Population: Workers 1,152
Daytime Population: Residents 1,287
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,439
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.92
Population in Households 2,645
Population in Familes 2,051
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 489
Diversity Index3 12


Median Household Income $47,127
Average Household Income $70,460
Per Capita Income $29,167


Total Housing Units 1,310 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 747 (57.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 402 (30.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 161 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $158,333
Average Home Value $181,660


Total Households 1,149
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 757
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 0.23% -0.11%
Households 0.35% -0.05%
Families 0.81% -0.16%
Median Household Income   1.94%
Per Capita Income   3.48%

Oakland, ME - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oakland to the other 130 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Maine 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 # 51 62nd
Population Density # 67 49th
Diversity Index # 53 59th
Median Household Income # 58 56th
Per Capita Income # 40 70th

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