Oakwood, OH Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Oakwood, Ohio - Basic Facts

The City of Oakwood had a population of 8,783 as of July 1, 2018. Oakwood ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Ohio. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Oakwood is located at latitude 39.7202 and longitude -84.1733 in Montgomery County. The formal boundaries for the City of Oakwood (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Montgomery County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 988 feet.

The City of Oakwood (GNIS ID: 1086677) has a C2 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place legally coextensive with a county subdivision but treated as independent of any county subdivision. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Oakwood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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Oakwood, OH Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 8,783
Population in Households 8,721
Population in Familes 7,546
Population in Group Qrtrs 62
Population Density2 4,001
Diversity Index3 16


Median Household Income $103,720
Average Household Income $140,560
Per Capita Income $54,258


Total Housing Units 3,779 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,671 (70.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 710 (18.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 398 (10.5%)
Median Home Value $268,348
Average Home Value $334,416


Total Households 3,381
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 2,369
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 -0.56% -0.25%
Households -0.57% -0.27%
Families -0.75% -0.37%
Median Household Income   0.76%
Per Capita Income   1.88%

Oakwood, OH - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Oakwood to the other 1,215 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Ohio 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 # 200 84th
Population Density # 38 97th
Diversity Index # 439 64th
Median Household Income # 45 96th
Per Capita Income # 43 97th

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