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  1. Public Schools
    C+
  2. Crime & Safety
    NG
  3. Housing
    C+
  4. Nightlife
    A-
  5. Good for Families
    A-
  6. Diversity
    B+
  7. Jobs
    C+
  8. Weather
    A+
  9. Cost of Living
    C-
  10. Health & Fitness
    A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B+
Shepherd Canyon is a neighborhood in Oakland, California with a population of 12,214. Shepherd Canyon is in Alameda County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Shepherd Canyon offers residents an urban feel and most residents own their homes. In Shepherd Canyon there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Shepherd Canyon and residents tend to be liberal.
About Shepherd Canyon...
Population
12,214

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$873,453
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$2,434
National
$949
Area Feel
Urban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    12%
  • Own
    88%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
NG
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    283
  • Murder
    6
  • Rape
    41
  • Robbery
    136
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    500
  • Theft
    2,043
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    284
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Residents

Diversity
B+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Median Household Income
$150,052
National
$55,322
Children
16%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    38%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    41%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    15%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    5%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    13%
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