City of Oakland, CA
Oakland is located in Alameda County in California. The median income is $51,683 and the median home value is $449,800. The unemployment rate is 13.09% compared to the 6.1% unemployment rate for the United States (as of August 2014). Workers commute an average of 28 minutes to work each day. The population is 39% White, 27% Black, 17% Asian. 0% of residents are of Hispanic or Latino origin. 17% identify as another race or ethnicity, or two or more races. For more on schools, business, and healthcare in Oakland, see each of the tabs to the leftabove. Walkability can be a key driver of the overall livability of a community. Oakland has a Walk Score® of 69.
Median Household Income$51,683
Median Home Price$449,800
SchoolsIn Oakland, California
The quality of a school district if often a top factor for parents considering where to live. Strong school systems attract new residents and help their cities prosper. See how Oakland rates.
BusinessIn Oakland, California
Being a great place to live and being a great place to work, often go hand-in-hand. Here’s what the business and employment climate is like in Oakland.
HealthIn Oakland, California
Access to quality hospitals, doctors and healthcare providers are just part of what make a healthy community. Here’s how to get and stay healthy in Oakland.