The Oakdale Neighborhood
The Oakdale neighborhood is located
in southeast Grand Rapids between
Eastern and Kalamazoo avenues and
Hall and Griggs streets.
In 2010 the neighborhood
population was 1826: 65% African
American, 14% Caucasian and 14%
Hispanic. Oakdale has a long history
of creative industry in furniture and
building construction. For more
information about the Oakdale
neighborhood, visit the Community
Research Institute or the Census
A draft history of the neighborhood
can be read HERE.