Oakland Real Estate Market Overview

Could Oakland, CA be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Oakland. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Oakland such as Berkeley... and Piedmont. When you’re ready, Trulia has 417 resale and new homes in Oakland lined up for you, including 62 open houses, and 509 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$555,000

Median Sales Price

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$484

Price Per Sqft

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$3,300

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Oakland show a 7% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 14% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Oakland for Feb 19 to May 18 was $555,000 based on 499 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Oakland was $484, an increase of 12% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Oakland for Apr 20 to May 20 was $3,300.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in Oakland can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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17,971

Counts of Theft

9,330

Counts of Assault

5,951

Counts of Burglary


Best Schools in Oakland

There are 117 schools in Oakland.

Elementary Schools
10

Lincoln Elementary School

Public, K - 5

10

Chabot Elementary School

Public, K - 5

10

Montclair Elementary School

Public, PK - 5

Middle Schools
10

Hillcrest Elementary School

Public, K - 8

10

American Indian Public Charter School

Public, 6 - 8

10

Oakland Charter High School

Public, 6 - 8

High Schools
10

American Indian Public High School

Public, 9 - 12

7

Oakland School For The Arts

Public, 6 - 12

7

Aspire Lionel Wilson College Preparatory Academy

Public, 6 - 12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Oakland by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
42%
Single residents
Home owners
38%
Home owners
Median age
36
Median age
Household income
$48,125
Median household income
College educated
37%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Oakland commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
75% commute by car
0% commute by bike
20% commute by public transportation
2% commute by foot

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