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Oakley, California - Basic Facts

The City of Oakley had a population of 42,061 as of July 1, 2019. Oakley ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Oakley is located at latitude 37.9974 and longitude -121.7125 in Contra Costa County. The formal boundaries for the City of Oakley encompass a land area of 15.87 sq. miles and a water area of 0.3 sq. miles. Contra Costa County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 20 feet.

The City of Oakley (GNIS ID: 2411294) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Oakley is located within East Contra Costa CCD of Contra Costa County.


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Oakley, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Oakley, CA Housing Affordability Index is 94
State of California Housing Affordability Index is 67
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Oakley, CA Wealth Index is 122
State of California Wealth Index is 123
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 42,061
Population in Households 41,956
Population in Familes 36,961
Population in Group Qrtrs 105
Population Density 2,652
Diversity Index1 81
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $93,221
Average Household Income $109,130
Per Capita Income $32,943
Wealth Index3 122

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 13,083 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,873 (75.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,708 (20.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 502 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $483,525
Housing Affordability Index2 94
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 12,581
Average Household Size 3.33
Family Households 10,055
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.87% 1.4%
Households 1.74% 1.3%
Families 1.64% 1.29%
Median Household Income   2.98%
Per Capita Income   3.73%

Oakley, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oakley to the other 1,521 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 215 86th
Population Density # 518 66th
Diversity Index # 369 76th
Median Household Income # 309 80th
Per Capita Income # 711 53rd

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