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Oakland
  • City in California

Report Card

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

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Oakland is a city in California with a population of 437,548. Oakland is in Alameda County. Living in Oakland offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents rent their homes. In Oakland there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Oakland and residents tend to be liberal.

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About Oakland...
Population
437,548

Home Listings

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$772,400
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$1,676
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    59%
  • Own
    41%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    618.8
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    23.3
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    82.7
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    566.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    579.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    3,053.7
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    1,532.7
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    11%
  • 10-17 years
    8%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    20%
  • 35-44 years
    16%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    11%
  • 65+ years
    14%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    20%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    27%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    16%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    15%
    national  11%

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