The City of Oakland Park is located in Broward County, Florida. It is an inland community bordered by Fort Lauderdale, Wilton Manors, Pompano Beach, Tamarac, and Lauderdale Lakes. The City has a population of roughly 43,000 and has an area of slightly more than eight square miles. The City operates under a Commission-City Manager form of government. Under this form of government, policymaking and legislative authority are in the hands of the City Commission comprised of five commissioners elected by the residents.