Living in Oakland, CA

Demographics | Crime | Cost Of Living
Updated: 2020-12-30

Oakland, California Info Snack

Population
425,097
Unemployment
6.1%
Poverty
16.7%
Median Home
$687,400
Median Income
$73,692
Median Rent
$1,445

Oakland SnackAbility

7
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
4
Diversity
10
Safety
2
Amenities
10
Education
8
Commute
4

Oakland, CA Crime Report

33,388
Total Crimes
7,692.4
Total Crimes / 100k People
210.59%
Above National Average
Statistic Count
Raw
Oakland
/ 100k People
California
/ 100k People
National
/ 100k People
Total Crimes Per 100K 33,388 7,692.4 2,772.4 2,476.7
Violent Crime 5,520 1,271.8 441.2 366.7
Murder 78 18.0 4.3 5.0
Robbery 2,859 658.7 132.4 81.6
Aggravated Assault 2,211 509.4 267.1 250.2
Property Crime 27,868 6,420.7 2,331.2 2,109.9
Burglary 2,599 598.8 386.1 340.5
Larceny 20,228 4,660.4 1,586.3 1,549.5
Car Theft 5,041 1,161.4 358.8 219.9

Oakland, CA Cost Of Living

158
Oakland's Overall Cost Of Living
1.6x
Higher Than The National Average
Living Expense Oakland California National Average
Overall 158 140 100
Services 130 111 100
Groceries 126 118 100
Health 127 113 100
Housing 227 196 100
Transportation 137 128 100
Utilities 121 118 100

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Population over time in Oakland

Year Population % Change
2019 425,097 1.0%
2018 421,042 0.9%
2017 417,442 1.3%
2016 412,040 1.0%
2015 408,073 1.4%
2014 402,339 1.3%
2013 397,011 1.0%
2012 392,890 0.9%
2011 389,397 0.6%
2010 386,909 -

Race / Ethnicity in Oakland

White
28.3% (120,225)
African American
23.2% (98,749)
American Indian
0.3% (1,455)
Asian
15.3% (65,195)
Hawaiian
0.5% (2,237)
Other
0.4% (1,812)
Two Or More
4.8% (20,482)
Hispanic
27.0% (114,942)
Race Oakland CA USA
White 28.3% 37.2% 60.7%
African American 23.2% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.3% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 15.3% 14.3% 5.5%
Hawaiian 0.5% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.3% 0.2%
Two Or More 4.8% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 27.0% 39.0% 18.0%

Gender in Oakland

Female
51.7% (219,807)
Male
48.3% (205,289)
Gender Oakland CA USA
Female 51.7% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 48.3% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Oakland for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
8.0% (34,007)
9-12th Grade
8.0% (34,007)
High School / GED
16.0% (68,015)
Some College
17.0% (72,266)
Associate's Degree
6.0% (25,505)
Bachelor's Degree
25.0% (106,274)
Master's Degree
13.0% (55,262)
Professional Degree
4.0% (17,003)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (12,752)
Education Oakland CA USA
< 9th Grade 8.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 8.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 16.0% 20.0% 27.0%
Some College 17.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Associate's Degree 6.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 25.0% 21.0% 20.0%
Master's Degree 13.0% 9.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 4.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 2.0% 1.0%

Household Income For Oakland, California

Less than $10,000
5.8% (2,448,732)
$10,000 to $14,999
6.3% (2,659,947)
$15,000 to $24,999
8.0% (3,392,788)
$25,000 to $34,999
7.6% (3,226,328)
$35,000 to $49,999
9.3% (3,956,551)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.7% (5,839,950)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.5% (4,891,969)
$100,000 to $149,999
15.0% (6,371,259)
$150,000 to $199,999
8.8% (3,726,230)
$200,000 or more
14.1% (5,995,940)
Income Oakland CA USA
Less than $10,000 5.8% 4.8% 6.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 6.3% 4.1% 4.3%
$15,000 to $24,999 8.0% 7.5% 8.9%
$25,000 to $34,999 7.6% 7.5% 8.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 9.3% 10.5% 12.3%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.7% 15.5% 17.2%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.5% 12.4% 12.7%
$100,000 to $149,999 15.0% 16.6% 15.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 8.8% 8.9% 6.8%
$200,000 or more 14.1% 12.2% 7.7%

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