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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
    C
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A+
Lakewide is a neighborhood in Oakland, California with a population of 5,818. Lakewide is in Alameda County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Lakewide offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Lakewide there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Lakewide and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Lakewide are above average.
About Lakewide...
Population
5,818

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$153,111
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,305
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    94%
  • Own
    6%
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Lakewide 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
$53,904
National
$55,322
Families with Children
7%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    25%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    24%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    9%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    13%
    13%
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