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Oakwood, Ohio - Basic Facts

Oakwood is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Oakwood.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Montgomery County at latitude 39.7253 and longitude -84.1741. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 988 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Oakwood (see map) encompass a land area of 2.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Oakwood, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 8,989
Population in Households 8,929
Population in Familes 7,692
Population in Group Qrtrs 60
Population Density1 4,095
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 3,475
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 2,442
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,822 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,770 (72.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 705 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 347 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $248,870
Average Home Value $311,236


Median Household Income $82,064
Average Household Income $116,878
Per Capita Income $45,242
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.55% -0.23%
Households -0.45% -0.23%
Families -0.75% -0.41%
Median Household Income   2.97%
Per Capita Income   2.57%
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.


Oakwood, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oakwood to the other 1,204 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio 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 # 196 84th
Population Density1 # 36 97th
Diversity Index2 # 440 63rd
Median Household Income # 64 95th
Per Capita Income # 54 96th

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