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Merriwood
  • Neighborhood in Oakland, CA

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade B+
  6. Diversity
    grade B+
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade A+
  9. Cost of Living
    grade D
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B+

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Merriwood is a neighborhood in Oakland, California with a population of 4,194. Merriwood is in Alameda County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Merriwood offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Merriwood there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Residents of Merriwood tend to be liberal. The public schools in Merriwood are above average.

About

About Merriwood...
Population
4,194

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,079,739
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$3,211
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    7%
  • Own
    93%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$202,290
National
$64,994
Families with Children
25%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    37%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    44%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    11%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    5%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  11%

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