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 431 resale and new homes in Oakland lined up for you, including 185 open houses, and 309 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$688,000

Median Sales Price

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$552

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 11% year-over-year rise in median sales price and a 0% rise in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Oakland for Apr 13 to Jul 12 was $688,000 based on 623 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Oakland was $552, an increase of 10% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Oakland for Jun 13 to Jul 13 was $3,300.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around 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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31,538

Counts of Theft

19,316

Counts of Assault

18,301

Counts of Burglary


Best Schools in Oakland

There are 100 schools in Oakland.

Elementary Schools
10

Montclair Elementary School

Public, K-5

10

Thornhill Elementary School

Public, K-5

10

Peralta Elementary School

Public, K-5

Middle Schools
10

Creekside Middle School

Public, 6-8

10

Hillcrest Elementary School

Public, K-8

10

Yu Ming Charter School

Charter, K-8

High Schools
10

Oakland Charter High School

Charter, 9-12

10

American Indian Public High School

Charter, 9-12

9

Alameda High School

Public, 9-12


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
$48,040
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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