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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
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    A
Oak Center is a neighborhood in Oakland, California with a population of 8,282. Oak Center is in Alameda County. Living in Oak Center offers residents a dense urban feel and most residents rent their homes. In Oak Center there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Oak Center and residents tend to be liberal.
About Oak Center...
Population
8,282

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$492,399
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$826
National
$949
Area Feel
Dense Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    83%
  • Own
    17%
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Oak Center 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
$37,046
National
$55,322
Families with Children
24%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    9%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    22%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    33%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    18%
    13%
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