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  1. Public Schools
    C-
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    D
  4. Nightlife
    B+
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A-
Jefferson is a neighborhood in Oakland, California with a population of 6,993. Jefferson is in Alameda County. Living in Jefferson offers residents an urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Jefferson there are a lot of parks. Many families live in Jefferson and residents tend to be liberal.
About Jefferson...
Population
6,993

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$407,158
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$944
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    60%
  • Own
    40%
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Jefferson 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
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Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$50,532
National
$55,322
Families with Children
36%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    8%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    13%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    21%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    37%
    13%
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