CITY LANDING: About Oakland

Learn more about the city of Oakland by reading about the specific demographics and lifestyle that is unique to this city area. This includes local information such as age ranges, population, income, households, schools, search tips, restaurants, shopping, local flavor and more. Knowing the area of Oakland will be essential if you are going to consider renting in Oakland. You can also view apartments for rent in Oakland, CA by clicking the link and search box below.

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Oakland Demographic Information

  • Age Ranges  
    0-9: 14.57%
    10-17: 10.32%
    18-29: 18.70%
    30-39: 17.14%
    40-49: 15.34%
    50-64: 13.47%
    65 & Over: 10.46%
  • Population  
    Land Area: 56.06 sq mi
    Total Population: 395,317
    Population Density Ranking (National): 82nd percentile
    Population Density Ranking (State): 54th percentile
    Population Growth Rate: 0
    Population Growth Rate Ranking (National): 30th percentile
    Population Growth Rate Ranking (State): 12th percentile
  • Income  
    Median Income: $43,565
    Average Income Households W/ Children: $61,128
    Median Income Ranking (National): 56th percentile
    Median Income Ranking (State): 39th percentile
    Average Income Households W/ Children Ranking (National): 64th percentile
    Average Income Households W/ Children Ranking (State): 51st percentile
  • Households  
    Married: 35th percentile
    Single: 65th percentile
    Married With Children: 17th percentile
    Married With No Children: 18th percentile
    Single With Children: 12th percentile
    Single With No Children: 53rd percentile
  • Schools  
    School District Name: OAKLAND UNIFIED
    Student/Teacher Ratio: 22.12 : 1

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