Oakdale, MN

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2020 Population
27,925
0.136% 1-year decline
US Senator
Amy Klobuchar
Democratic Party
US Senator
Tina Smith
Democratic Party
2020 Median Age
41
3.54% 1-year increase
2020 Poverty Rate
7.44%
3.42% 1-year increase
2020 Median Household Income
$74,303
2.47% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$232,900
2.28% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Oakdale, MN had a population of 27.9k people with a median age of 41 and a median household income of $74,303. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Oakdale, MN declined from 27,963 to 27,925, a −0.136% decrease and its median household income grew from $72,511 to $74,303, a 2.47% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Oakdale, MN are White (Non-Hispanic) (68.3%), Asian (Non-Hispanic) (10.6%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (10.6%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (4.33%), and White (Hispanic) (3.55%).

None of the households in Oakdale, MN reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

97.3% of the residents in Oakdale, MN are U.S. citizens.

In 2020, the median property value in Oakdale, MN was $232,900, and the homeownership rate was 77.1%.

Most people in Oakdale, MN drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 23.2 minutes. The average car ownership in Oakdale, MN was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Oakdale, MN is home to a population of 27.9k people, from which 97.3% are citizens. As of 2020, 9.47% of Oakdale, MN residents were born outside of the country (2.64k people).

In 2020, there were 6.42 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (19.1k people) in Oakdale, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.97k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 2.95k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

97.3%
2020 Citizenship
97.1%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 97.3% of Oakdale, MN residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Oakdale, MN was 97.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Oakdale, MN
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    19.1k ± 854
  2. Asian (Non-Hispanic)
    2.97k ± 583
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    2.95k ± 767
5.73%
Hispanic Population
1.6k people

In 2020, there were 6.42 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (19.1k people) in Oakdale, MN than any other race or ethnicity. There were 2.97k Asian (Non-Hispanic) and 2.95k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.73% of the people in Oakdale, MN are hispanic (1.6k people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Oakdale, MN as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

9.47%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
2.64k people
8.09%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
2.26k people

As of 2020, 9.47% of Oakdale, MN residents (2.64k people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Oakdale, MN was 8.09%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    585 ± 144
  2. Gulf War (2001-)
    467 ± 198
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    159 ± 97

Oakdale, MN has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 1.25 times greater than any other conflict.

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The economy of Oakdale, MN employs 14.9k people. The largest industries in Oakdale, MN are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,392 people), Retail Trade (1,867 people), and Manufacturing (1,718 people), and the highest paying industries are Management of Companies & Enterprises ($102,727), Utilities ($92,969), and Public Administration ($69,650).

Occupations

14.9k
2020 Value
± 916
−4.19%
1 Year decline
± 8.3%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Oakdale, MN declined at a rate of −4.19%, from 15.5k employees to 14.9k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Oakdale, MN, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (2,308 people), Management Occupations (1,209 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (1,165 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Oakdale, MN.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

14.9k
2020 Value
± 916
−4.19%
1 Year decline
± 8.3%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Oakdale, MN declined at a rate of −4.19%, from 15.5k employees to 14.9k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Oakdale, MN, are Health Care & Social Assistance (2,392 people), Retail Trade (1,867 people), and Manufacturing (1,718 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Oakdale, MN, though some of these residents may live in Oakdale, MN and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$50,219
Median earning men ± $4,721
$38,491
Median earning women ± $4,519

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Public Administration ($69,819), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($64,697), and Professional, Scientific, & Management, & Administrative & Waste Management Services ($62,125).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Public Administration ($68,125), Construction ($62,734), and Wholesale Trade ($52,977).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Minnesota. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Minnesota.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Minnesota to other states, or from other states to Minnesota.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $27.9B
  2. $27.1B
  3. $25.3B

In 2020, the top outbound Minnesota product (by dollars) was Electronics with $27.9B, followed by Mixed freight ($27.1B) and Precision instruments ($25.3B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Minnesota products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$349B
2020 Value in Minnesota
$638B
Projected 2050 Value in Minnesota
82.9% growth

In 2020, total outbound Minnesota trade was $349B. This is expected to increase 82.9% to $638B by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Minnesota trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Minnesota to other states, or from other states to Minnesota.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $26.1B
  2. $17.3B
  3. $14.7B

In 2020, the top outbound Minnesota domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Wisconsin with $26.1B, followed by Iowa with $17.3B and Illinois and $14.7B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Minnesota shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are the senators currently representing the state of Minnesota. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Minnesota is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Minnesota

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Amy Klobuchar
Senator from Minnesota1
Assumed office on January 3, 2007
Tina Smith
Senator from Minnesota2
Assumed office on January 3, 2018
Appointed to the seat following the resignation of Al Franken.

Amy Klobuchar and Tina Smith are the senators currently representing Minnesota.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Minnesota over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Minnesota

Minnesota is currently represented by 8 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Minnesota have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Awarded Degrees over Time

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 0.763% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 0.882% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (1.07M), Bachelors Degree (985k), and Some college (978k).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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The median property value in Oakdale, MN was $232,900 in 2020, which is 1.01 times larger than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $227,700 to $232,900, a 2.28% increase. The homeownership rate in Oakdale, MN is 77.1%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Oakdale, MN have an average commute time of 23.2 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Oakdale, MN is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Oakdale, MN is $74,303. In 2020, the place with the highest median household income in Oakdale, MN was Census Tract 709.09 with a value of $92,871, followed by Census Tract 709.06 and Census Tract 709.11, with respective values of $84,175 and $75,022.

Property

$232,900
Median Property Value 2020
±$6,846
$8,654
Median Property Taxes
±$686

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Oakdale, MN the largest share of households pay taxes in the $2k - $3k range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Oakdale, MN compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

77.1%
Homeownership
2020
69.1%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 77.1% of the housing units in Oakdale, MN were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 75.3%.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 709.09
  2. Census Tract 709.06
  3. Census Tract 709.11

In 2020, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Oakdale, MN was Census Tract 709.09 with a value of $92,871, followed by Census Tract 709.06 and Census Tract 709.11, with respective values of $84,175 and $75,022.

The following map shows all of the places in Oakdale, MN colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$74,303
Median Household Income
± $5,026
11.2k
Number of Households
± 786

In 2020, the median household income of the 11.2k households in Oakdale, MN grew to $74,303 from the previous year's value of $72,511.

The following chart displays the households in Oakdale, MN distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Oakdale, MN is from Minnesota.
0.458
2020 Wage GINI in Minnesota
0.463
2019 Wage GINI in Minnesota

In 2020, the income inequality in Minnesota was 0.458 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 1.05% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Minnesota was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Minnesota in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (79%)
  2. Carpooled (9.23%)
  3. Worked At Home (8.04%)

In 2020, 79% of workers in Oakdale, MN drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (9.23%) and those who worked at home (8.04%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

23.2 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Oakdale, MN have a shorter commute time (23.2 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 0.601% of the workforce in Oakdale, MN have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Oakdale, MN distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Oakdale, MN have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

7.44% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Oakdale, MN (2.06k out of 27.7k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Females 25 - 34, followed by Females < 5 and then Females 18 - 24.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Oakdale, MN is Black, followed by White and Asian.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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93.7% of the population of Oakdale, MN has health coverage, with 54% on employee plans, 13.9% on Medicaid, 13.4% on Medicare, 11.3% on non-group plans, and 1.09% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Minnesota was $8,871 in 2014. This is a 4.8% increase from the previous year ($8,465).

Primary care physicians in Washington County, MN see 932 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.757% increase from the previous year (925 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1312 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 368 patients per year.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Minnesota, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

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932 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Washington County, MN

Primary care physicians in Washington County, MN see an average of 932 patients per year. This represents a 0.757% increase from the previous year (925 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Washington County, MN in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Minnesota across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 22.7% under 18 years, 22.4% between 18 and 34 years, 38.6% between 35 and 64 years, and 16.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 46.1% were men and 53.9% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

6.28%
Uninsured
54%
Employer Coverage
13.9%
Medicaid
13.4%
Medicare
11.3%
Non-Group
1.09%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Oakdale, MN grew by 55.3% from 4.04% to 6.28%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Oakdale, MN changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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