Oakland, California

Population 400,740

Oakland is located in Alameda County, CA. The population is 400,740, making Oakland the largest city in Alameda County and the 8th largest city in the state of California.

There are 136 public schools in Oakland with an average Homefacts rating of C+. The total crime rate for Oakland is very low, and there are 786 registered sex offenders residing in the city. Unemployment in Oakland is moderate and the median home sales price is $0. Detailed and up-to-date Oakland property reports are available for any property address.

Cities near Oakland include Alameda, Piedmont and Canyon.

Oakland Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average
  • No High School Diploma: 20.5%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 39.5%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 40%

Crime Rate

59.7% Higher than national avg.
  • Auto theft: 1
  • Violent Crimes: 1
  • Robbery: 724
  • Burglary: 682
  • Property Crime: 5
  • Larceny Theft: 3

Registered Offenders

17.52% Higher than national avg.
  • 786 offenders in Oakland
  • 19.61 offenders/10,000 residents

Environmental Hazards

1,296 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 89
  • Registered Polluters: 36
  • Superfunds: 84
  • Tanks & Spills: 1,087


Moderate 3.2%
  • California unemployment average: 3.9%
  • National unemployment average: 3.7%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

Schools view all

136 Public Schools view public schools

There are 136 K-12 public schools in Oakland, CA and 50 private schools. Homefacts rates Oakland's schools as Above average, with an overall C+ rating.

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Crime view details

786 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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*100 is national avg. Greater than 100 means higher crime, lower means less crime.
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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$699,000 compared to September 2017
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

257 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Oakland, CA issued 257 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 257 permits, 81 were issued for single family homes and 176 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Oakland, CA issued 509 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 509 permits, 52 were issued for single family homes and 457 were issued for multi-family homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $1,635
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,969
  • 2 Bedrooms: $2,469
  • 3 Bedrooms: $3,414
  • 4 Bedrooms: $4,187

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Environmental Hazards

1296 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (324/355)
    Oakland, CA has 91.27% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Oakland, CA is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 5.82 Average
    Oakland, CA is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 49°
  • February 51.28°
  • March 54.12°
  • April 56.67°
  • May 59.05°
  • June 62.06°
  • July 62.9°
  • August 63.6°
  • September 64.15°
  • October 61.98°
  • November 56.02°
  • December 49.54°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Oakland, CA

Oakland, CA has a very high risk of earthquakes.
Oakland, CA has no risk of hurricanes.
Oakland, CA has a very low risk of hail storms.
Oakland, CA has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Oakland, CA: $58,807


Unemployment in Oakland is 3.2%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 3.9% and 3.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 37.69%
White Collar - 62.31%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Jerry Brown
  • Sen. Barbara Boxer
  • Sen. Dianne Feinstein

City Representatives

  • Barbara Lee

Neighborhood Info

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Nearest Major Airports

55 FCC Towers view all

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