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Overview
Population:390,724
Pop. Change:-2%
State: California
Metro Area: San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont Metro Area
County: Alameda County
City:Oakland
Zip Code:94601, 94605, ... 17 more
Real Estate:For Sale
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Oakland's Real Estate Market
 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes
 • Median Condominiums


Interesting Facts about Oakland, California

As of 2012, Oakland's population is 390,724 people. Since 2000, it has had a population growth of -2.46 percent.

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The median home cost in Oakland is $289,800. Home appreciation the last year has been 1.05 percent.

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Compared to the rest of the country, Oakland's cost of living is 35.20% Higher than the U.S. average.

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Oakland public schools spend $4,836 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $5,691. There are about 27.8 students per teacher in Oakland.

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The unemployment rate in Oakland is 9.60 percent(U.S. avg. is 8.60%). Recent job growth is Negative. Oakland jobs have Decreased by 0.11 percent.


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Map Of Oakland

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Average Commute time is 31 minutes. The National Average is 28 minutes.

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Oakland's Real Estate Market (click to see properties)

 • Newly Listed Homes
 • Most Expensive Listing
 • Million Dollar Houses
 • Homes from $750,001 to $1,000,000
 • Homes from $500,001 to $750,000
 • Homes from $250,000 to $500,000
 • Homes under $250,000
 • Median Priced Homes