Oakland, ME Profile: Facts & Data


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Oakland, Maine - Basic Facts

The Oakland Census Designated Place had a population of 2,653 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Oakland: West Waterfield.

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Oakland, ME Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 2,653
Population in Households 2,653
Population in Familes 2,059
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 491
Diversity Index3 13


Median Household Income $51,510
Average Household Income $76,082
Per Capita Income $31,237


Total Housing Units 1,299 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 771 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 377 (29.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 151 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $157,328
Average Home Value $192,056


Total Households 1,148
Average Household Size 2.31
Family Households 754
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.24% 0.07%
Households 0.3% 0.09%
Families 0.66% -0.05%
Median Household Income   3.17%
Per Capita Income   3.76%

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, 2018 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 # 50 62nd
Population Density # 67 49th
Diversity Index # 51 62nd
Median Household Income # 51 62nd
Per Capita Income # 37 72nd

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