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Overall Niche Grade
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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    D+
  4. Nightlife
    A+
  5. Good for Families
    B-
  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
Hoover / Foster is a neighborhood in Oakland, California with a population of 4,827. Hoover / Foster is in Alameda County. Living in Hoover / Foster offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Hoover / Foster there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals live in Hoover / Foster and residents tend to be liberal.
About Hoover / Foster...
Population
4,827

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$484,579
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,216
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    80%
  • Own
    20%
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Hoover / Foster 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
$37,668
National
$55,322
Families with Children
20%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    23%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    34%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    18%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    15%
    13%
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