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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
Rockridge is a neighborhood in Oakland, California with a population of 12,771. Rockridge is in Alameda County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Rockridge offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Rockridge there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in Rockridge and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Rockridge are above average.
About Rockridge...
Population
12,771

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,046,963
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,479
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    45%
  • Own
    55%
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Rockridge 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
$121,969
National
$55,322
Families with Children
22%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    45%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    33%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    13%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    5%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    4%
    13%
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Rockridge Reviews

1 review
Great commercial and residential neighborhood; great mix of shops, great public transportation. Mellow vibe and politically quite progressive. Real estate is costly but there are a lot of rental properties.
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