In 2001, the town centre of Oostwoud had 381 inhabitants. The built-up area of the town was 0.08 km², and contained 138 residences. The statistical district "Oostwoud" also includes the outlying parts of the village and the hamlets Broerdijk and Veldhuis, and has a population of around 930.
^Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Bevolkingskernen in Nederland 2001. Statistics are for the continuous built-up area.
^Statistics Netherlands (CBS), Gemeente Op Maat 2004: Noorder-Koggenland.