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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    B
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    D+
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A
Golden Gate is a neighborhood in Oakland, California with a population of 6,959. Golden Gate is in Alameda County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Golden Gate offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Golden Gate there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Golden Gate and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Golden Gate are above average.
About Golden Gate...
Population
6,959

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$576,089
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,730
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    60%
  • Own
    40%
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Golden Gate Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of neighborhoods based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.1
  • Rape
    40.7
  • Robbery
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500.1
  • Theft
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284

Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$77,838
National
$55,322
Families with Children
16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    20%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    35%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    28%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    12%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    5%
    13%
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Golden Gate Reviews

1 review
Great diversity and convenient location. Recently gentrified, with higher property values and increased retail foot traffic in San Pablo Avenue. More edgy at night, with more than a few street robberies etc.
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