5.6 out of 10

Oakland

Ranked 94th best city in California
37.7989295889203 -122.213726912777
Great for
  • Internet Access
  • Public Transport
  • Neighborly Spirit
  • Parks & Recreation
  • Cost of Living
Not great for
  • Nightlife
  • Shopping Options
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Who lives here?
  • Professionals
  • Singles
  • Families with kids
  • Retirees
  • Students

Reviews

4/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 3/5
  • Safe & Sound 3/5
  • Clean & Green 3/5
  • Pest Free 3/5
  • Peace & Quiet 2/5
  • Eating Out 4/5
  • Nightlife 3/5
  • Parks & Recreation 4/5
  • Shopping Options 2/5
  • Gym & Fitness 3/5
  • Internet Access 3/5
  • Lack of Traffic 2/5
  • Cost of Living 3/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 3/5
  • Public Transport 3/5
  • Medical Facilities 3/5
  • Schools 2/5
2yrs+

"The CITY"

Oakland is a pleasant place to live, despite all the bad press it gets. There are growing neighborhoods that are revitalizing retail and nightlife options. There are many hidden gems in Oakland.
Recommended for
  • Professionals
  • Singles

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Best Neighborhoods in Oakland

1

Maxwell Park

4.5/5
"One of Oakland's Best Kept Secrets..."
37.7794381495813 -122.195632852083
2

Longfellow

4.5/5
"Longfellow is all I hoped it would be"
37.830917068445 -122.272681362584
3

Upper Dimond

4/5
"Great neighborhood with restaurants, parks, trails, and shopping"
37.8007544382576 -122.20964320148
4

Glenview

4/5
"Solid Family Neighborhood"
37.8056936212191 -122.220598746973
5

Dimond

4/5
"Great neighborhood with restaurants, parks, trails, and shopping"
37.7974855838541 -122.211103240161
"Oakland's great escape"
37.8056412581687 -122.258321444405
7

Bushrod

4/5
"A great place to live, largely residential with an awesome park and nice community feel"
37.8443860278428 -122.266662480417
"One of My Favorite Stomping Grounds"
37.8263694917705 -122.252016970148
9

Upper Laurel

3.5/5
"A hidden gem right in the middle of it all"
37.7914885393996 -122.194599571048
"Vibrant, diverse, and amenity rich neighborhood for those who don't mind a bit of grit"
37.7731770247084 -122.22161861412

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