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Oasis, California - Basic Facts

The Oasis Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Riverside County at latitude 33.5275 and longitude -116.1261. Riverside County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is -144 feet.

The formal official name is the Oasis Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Oasis, California.

The U5 Census Class Code for Oasis indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Oasis Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 19.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Oasis: Oasis Station.

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Oasis, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 7,273
Population in Households 7,269
Population in Familes 6,671
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 371
Diversity Index2 94


Total Households 1,558
Average Household Size 4.67
Family Households 1,387
Average Family Size 5


Total Housing Units 1,634 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 351 (21.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,207 (73.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 76 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $87,500
Average Home Value $188,177


Median Household Income $24,202
Average Household Income $30,308
Per Capita Income $6,672
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.28% 1.44%
Households 1.31% 1.42%
Families 1.06% 1.4%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   1.73%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood 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.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Oasis, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oasis to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 559 63rd
Population Density1 # 1013 34th
Diversity Index2 # 3 100th
Median Household Income # 1501 2nd
Per Capita Income # 1516 1st

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.