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Population in 2012: 400,740 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.3%
 

Males: 193,037  (48.2%)
Females: 207,703  (51.8%)

Median resident age:  36.2 years
California median age:  35.3 years

Zip codes: 94601, 94602, 94603, 94605, 94606, 94607, 94610, 94611, 94612, 94613, 94619, 94621.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $48,196 (it was $40,055 in 2000)
Oakland:

$48,196
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $31,130

Oakland city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $399,700 (it was $227,300 in 2000)
Oakland:

$399,700
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $630,104; Detached houses: $652,875; Townhouses or other attached units: $529,473; In 2-unit structures: $526,063; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $605,000; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $451,646; Mobile homes: $445,008; Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $213,871

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,075.

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  • Hispanic - 107,278 (26.8%)
  • White alone - 106,491 (26.6%)
  • Black alone - 101,172 (25.2%)
  • Asian alone - 64,412 (16.1%)
  • Two or more races - 16,513 (4.1%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2,570 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 1,609 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 693 (0.2%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Oakland: 137.7 (high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (5.1%), Irish (4.3%), English (3.4%), Italian (2.5%), Subsaharan African (2.2%), French (1.4%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 42 feet

Land area: 56.1 square miles.

Population density: 7,149 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Oakland:

  • High school or higher: 80.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 38.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 15.8%
  • Unemployed: 13.0%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.1 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oakland city:

  • Never married: 42.4%
  • Now married: 39.5%
  • Separated: 2.5%
  • Widowed: 5.2%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

115,464 residents are foreign born (14.1% Latin America, 10.7% Asia).

This city:  28.2%
California:  27.1%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 583 registered sex offenders living in Oakland, California as of September 16, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Oakland to the number of sex offenders is 687 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $4,599 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $2,329 (0.6%)

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Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (335.1 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Piedmont, CA (1.4 miles ), Alameda, CA (1.6 miles ), Emeryville, CA (2.1 miles ), Berkeley, CA (2.4 miles ), Moraga, CA (2.6 miles ), Orinda, CA (2.6 miles ), San Leandro, CA (2.7 miles ), Albany, CA (2.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 98 buildings, average cost: $238,500
  • 1998: 158 buildings, average cost: $132,100
  • 1999: 203 buildings, average cost: $135,500
  • 2000: 148 buildings, average cost: $144,800
  • 2001: 346 buildings, average cost: $289,600
  • 2002: 420 buildings, average cost: $341,400
  • 2003: 304 buildings, average cost: $280,500
  • 2004: 440 buildings, average cost: $192,500
  • 2005: 217 buildings, average cost: $301,800
  • 2006: 213 buildings, average cost: $314,800
  • 2007: 265 buildings, average cost: $300,500
  • 2008: 127 buildings, average cost: $263,700
  • 2009: 105 buildings, average cost: $271,700
  • 2010: 144 buildings, average cost: $233,400
  • 2011: 41 buildings, average cost: $357,400
  • 2012: 54 buildings, average cost: $351,300

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Latitude: 37.80 N, Longitude: 122.23 W

Oakland nicknames or aliases (official or unofficial): Oak Town, Bright Side of the Bay, O-town, Detroit of the West

Daytime population change due to commuting: +10,856 (+2.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 74,521 (40.8%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 925

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Crime rates in Oakland by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 8084108109839314512011510490104127
per 100,000 21.420.626.126.820.623.236.430.328.625.722.026.331.8
Rapes 320295249268262306306299338326318202271
per 100,000 85.772.560.165.864.976.476.775.484.280.677.651.167.8
Robberies 1,9292,1252,4522,4742,1902,6723,5343,4703,3232,8982,9173,3654,338
per 100,000 516.9522.2592.0607.9542.8667.0886.1875.1827.5716.3711.9851.21085.9
Assaults 2,7092,8262,8522,7622,6162,6213,6143,7164,1293,4652,9422,9813,227
per 100,000 725.9694.5688.6678.6648.4654.2906.1937.11028.2856.5718.0754.1807.8
Burglaries 3,5063,6964,2524,5684,3245,7835,0704,7424,4884,7984,9615,1706,168
per 100,000 939.4908.31026.71122.41071.81443.51271.21195.81117.61186.01210.81307.81544.0
Thefts 11,65213,08113,70312,55110,9848,2278,7258,9548,9158,8337,7209,42913,198
per 100,000 3122.13214.73308.63083.82722.62053.62187.62258.02219.92183.41884.22385.23303.7
Auto thefts 4,8645,5206,2595,5116,8779,01710,5499,9688,0856,5424,6446,3056,976
per 100,000 1303.31356.61511.21354.01704.62250.82645.02513.72013.31617.11133.41594.91746.2
Arson 290328354334266266307287299223163138188
per 100,000 77.780.685.582.165.966.477.072.474.555.139.834.947.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 730.7719.3765.9759.6730.0829.01002.3978.2937.5829.1738.4842.01018.7

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Oakland detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 891 (626 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.57
California average:

2.36

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Oakland, California accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

11.9%
California:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +925 (+0.2%).

Most common industries in 2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (11%)
  • Construction (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Health care (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (3%)
  • Health care (17%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Social assistance (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
Most common occupations in 2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4%)
  • Construction laborers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3%)
  • Other business operations specialists (3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3%)
  • Software developers and programmers (3%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers, ranchers, and other agricultural managers (7%)
  • Other personal care and service workers except personal appearance, baggage porters, concierges, and child care workers (4%)
  • Elementary and middle school teachers (3%)
  • Building cleaning and pest control workers (3%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (3%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (3%)
  • Registered nurses (2%)

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Earthquake activity:

Oakland-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 1345% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 44.4 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 53.7 miles away from Oakland center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 4/24/1984 at 21:15:19, a magnitude 6.2 (5.7 MB, 6.1 MS, 6.2 MW, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 44.3 miles away from the city center
On 1/24/1980 at 19:00:09, a magnitude 5.9 (5.3 MB, 5.9 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 28.0 miles away from the city center
On 1/27/1980 at 02:33:36, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 27.0 miles away from Oakland center
On 8/6/1979 at 17:05:22, a magnitude 5.9 (5.4 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, 5.9 ML) earthquake occurred 60.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Alameda County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 6, Landslides: 3, Winter Storms: 3, Mudslides: 2, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Fire: 1, Freeze: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Lillian Moller Gilbreth - Educator, Maurice Jones-Drew - College football player, Michael Franti - Anti-war activist, Alan Mulally - President and CEO of Ford Motor Company, John Carl Warnecke - Architect, Jay Bybee - Judge, Kamala Harris - Lawyer, Gary Payton - Basketball player, Edwin Meese - (born 1931), politician, Chauncey Bailey - Journalist.

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Oakland: David C. Waybur.

Main business address for: VERSATA INC (SERVICES-PREPACKAGED SOFTWARE), ZHONE TECHNOLOGIES INC (TELEPHONE & TELEGRAPH APPARATUS), DREYERS GRAND ICE CREAM HOLDINGS INC (ICE CREAM & FROZEN DESSERTS), CROWLEY MARITIME CORP (WATER TRANSPORTATION), DESIGN WITHIN REACH INC (WHOLESALE-FURNITURE & HOME FURNISHINGS), GOLDEN WEST FINANCIAL CORP /DE/ (SAVINGS INSTITUTION, FEDERALLY CHARTERED), COST PLUS INC/CA/ (RETAIL-HOME FURNITURE, FURNISHINGS & EQUIPMENT STORES), CLOROX CO /DE/ (SPECIALTY CLEANING, POLISHING AND SANITATION PREPARATIONS) and 2 other public companies.


Hospitals/medical centers in Oakland:

  • ALAMEDA COUNTY DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 10700 MACARTHUR BLVD STE 14A)
  • OAKLAND DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 5354 CLAREMONT AVENUE)
  • OAKLAND PERITONEAL DIALYSIS CENTER (Dialysis Facility, 5352 CLAREMONT AVE)
  • RAI - EAST BAY - OAKLAND (Dialysis Facility, 2628 INTERNATIONAL BLVD, STE 100)
  • RAI BANCROFT (Dialysis Facility, 6955 FOOTHILL BLVD. STE 220)
  • RAI OAKLAND HOME PROGRAM 1 (Dialysis Facility, 2710 TELEGRAPH AVENUE #205)
  • RAI PERALTA (Dialysis Facility, 2757 TELEGRAPH AVENUE)
  • RAI PIEDMONT (Dialysis Facility, 2710 TELEGRAPH AVENUE SUITE #100)
  • ASIAN AMERICAN HOME CARE, INC (Home Health Center, 704 BROADWAY, SUITE 202)
  • ASIAN NETWORK PACIFIC HOME CARE, INC (Home Health Center, 212 9TH STREET, SUITE 205)
  • E M HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, 3640 GRAND AVENUE SUITE 210)
  • HEALTH SERVICE SOLUTIONS (Home Health Center, 333 HEGENBERGER RD STE 401)
  • HOME HEALTH SYSTEMS (Home Health Center, 1900 EMBARCADERO SUITE 401)
  • KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL HOME HEALTH - OAKLAND (Home Health Center, 4501 BROADWAY)
  • ALAMEDA COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 1411 E 31ST ST)
  • ALTA BATES SUMMIT MEDICAL CENTER (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Private, 350 HAWTHORNE AVENUE)
  • EVERETT A GLADMAN MEM HOSP (Hospital, 2633 E 27TH ST)
  • KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL HOSPICE - OAKLAND (Hospital, 235 WEST MACARTHUR BOULEVARD)
  • KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL OAKLAND/RICHMOND (Acute Care Hospitals,Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 280 W MACARTHUR BLVD)
  • OAKLAND HOSPITAL (Hospital, 2648 E 14TH ST)
  • PATHWAYS HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Hospital, 7901 OAKPORT STREET, SUITE 3500)
  • PROVIDENCE HOSPITAL (Hospital, 3012 SUMMIT ST)
  • VNA COMPLETE HOSPICE, INC (Hospital, 5232 CLAREMONT AVE)
  • ALPHA CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, 3550 FOOTHILL BLVD)
  • ALTENHEIM INCTHE (Nursing Home, 1720 MACARTHUR BLVD)
  • BAY AREA HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 1833 10TH AVENUE)
  • BELLAKEN SKILLED NURSING CTR (Nursing Home, 2780 26TH AVENUE)
  • COBERLY GREEN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, 2420 FRUITVALE AVE)
  • DOWLING CONV HOSP (Nursing Home, 451 28TH ST)
  • ELDER CIRCLE/GOOD HOPE (Nursing Home, 1935 SEMINARY AVE)
  • EXCELL HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 3025 HIGH STREET)
  • FRUITVALE CARE CONV HOSP (Nursing Home, 3020 E 15TH ST)
  • FRUITVALE HEALTH CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 3020 EAST 15TH STREET)
  • GARFIELD NEUROBEHAVIORAL CENTE (Nursing Home, 1451 28TH AVENUE)
  • HIGH STREET CONV HOSP (Nursing Home, 3145 HIGH ST)
  • HIGHVIEW CONVALESCENT HOSPITAL (Nursing Home, 1301 EAST 31ST)
  • KINDRED NURSING AND REHABILITATION - MEDICAL HILL (Nursing Home, 475 29TH ST)
  • LAKE PARK RET RESIDENCE (Nursing Home, 1850 ALICE STREET)
  • LAKESHORE CONVALESCENT HOSP (Nursing Home, 1901 - 3RD AVENUE)
  • MCCLURE CONVALESCENT HOSP AND REHAB CENTER (Nursing Home, 2910 MCCLURE STREET)
  • MERCY MANOR (Nursing Home, 3121 FRUITVALE AVE)
  • MERCY RETIREMENT AND CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 3431 FOOTHILL BLVD.)
  • OAKGROVE SPRINGS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 309 MACARTHUR BLVD)
  • OAKHILL SPRINGS CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 3145 HIGH STREET)
  • OAKLAND HEALTHCARE AND WELLNESS CENTER (Nursing Home, 3030 WEBSTER ST.)
  • PARK MERRITT ICF (Nursing Home, 525 E 18TH STREET)
  • PIEDMONT GARDENS (Nursing Home, 110 41ST STREET)
  • SALEM CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, 2361 EAST 29TH STREET)
  • SHADOWBROOK MANOR (Nursing Home, 475 29TH ST)
  • ST PAULS TOWERS (Nursing Home, 100 BAY PLACE)
  • THE REHABILITATION CENTER OF OAKLAND (Nursing Home, 210 40TH STREET WAY)
  • WILLOW TREE NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, 2124 57TH AVE.)
  • WINDSOR HEALTHCARE CENTER OF OAKLAND (Nursing Home, 2919 FRUITVALE AVE)

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Airports and heliports located in Oakland:


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Amtrak station:

OAKLAND (245 2ND ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, paid short-term parking, paid long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand, public transit connection.

Local government website: www.oaklandnet.com

Colleges/Universities in Oakland:

  • Laney College (Full-time enrollment: 2,778; Location: 900 Fallon St; Public; Website: laney.peralta.edu)
  • California College of the Arts (FT enrollment: 1,698; Location: 5212 Broadway; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.cca.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Mills College (FT enrollment: 1,375; Location: 5000 MacArthur Blvd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.mills.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Merritt College (FT enrollment: 1,147; Location: 12500 Campus Dr; Public; Website: www.merritt.edu)
  • Samuel Merritt University (FT enrollment: 1,128; Location: 370 Hawthorne Avenue; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.samuelmerritt.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)
  • Holy Names University (FT enrollment: 635; Location: 3500 Mountain Blvd; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.hnu.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Lincoln University (FT enrollment: 565; Location: 401 15th Street; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.lincolnuca.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Patten University (FT enrollment: 500; Location: 2433 Coolidge Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.patten.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • The English Center (FT enrollment: 159; Location: 66 Franklin Street, Suite 300; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.englishcenter.edu)
  • School of Urban Missions (FT enrollment: 126; Location: 735 - 105th Ave; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.sum.edu)
  • Academy of Chinese Culture and Health Sciences (FT enrollment: 97; Location: 1601 Clay St; Private, not-for-profit; Website: www.acchs.edu; Offers Master's degree)
  • Moler Barber College (FT enrollment: 25; Location: 3815 Telegraph Ave; Private, for-profit)
  • Peralta Community College System Office (Location: 333 E Eighth St; Public; Website: www.peralta.edu)
  • University of California System Administration Central Office (Location: 1111 Franklin St; Public; Website: www.ucop.edu; Offers Doctor's degree)

Other colleges/universities with over 2000 students near Oakland:

  • University of California-Berkeley (about 6 miles; Berkeley, CA; Full-time enrollment: 34,089)
  • Saint Marys College of California (about 8 miles; Moraga, CA; FT enrollment: 2,869)
  • Academy of Art University (about 10 miles; San Francisco, CA; FT enrollment: 9,101)
  • University of San Francisco (about 13 miles; San Francisco, CA; FT enrollment: 8,226)
  • Chabot College (about 13 miles; Hayward, CA; FT enrollment: 4,344)
  • University of California-San Francisco (about 13 miles; San Francisco, CA; FT enrollment: 3,119)
  • California State University-East Bay (about 14 miles; Hayward, CA; FT enrollment: 11,298)

Biggest public high schools in Oakland:

Biggest private high schools in Oakland:

  • BISHOP O DOWD HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,176; Location: 9500 STEARNS AVE; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • THE COLLEGE PREPARATORY SCHOOL (Students: 343; Location: 6100 BROADWAY; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • ST ELIZABETH HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 247; Location: 1530 34TH AVE; Grades: 9 - 12)
  • HOLY NAMES HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 236; Location: 4660 HARBORD DR; Grades: 9 - 12; Girls only)
  • PATTEN ACADEMY OF CHRISTIAN EDUCATION (Students: 197; Location: 2433 COOLIDGE AVE; Grades: KG - 12)
  • CANDELL'S COLLEGE PREPARATORY ACADEMY (Students: 60; Location: 2544 73RD AVE; Grades: KG - 12)
  • ASA ACADEMY (Students: 49; Location: 2811 ADELINE ST; Grades: 6 - 12)
  • CLARA MOHAMMED SCHOOL (Students: 27; Location: 1652 47TH AVE; Grades: KG - 12)
  • AGNES MEMORIAL CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 21; Location: 2372 INT''L BLVD; Grades: PK - 12)
  • PENTECOSTAL WAY OF TRUTH ACADEMY (Students: 15; Location: 1575 7TH ST; Grades: KG - 12)

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Oakland:

Biggest private elementary/middle schools in Oakland:

  • ST ELIZABETH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 380; Location: 1516 33RD AVE; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST PAULS EPISCOPAL SCHOOL (Students: 363; Location: 116 MONTECITO AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • REDWOOD DAY SCHOOL (Students: 351; Location: 3245 SHEFFIELD AVE; Grades: KG - 8)
  • PARK DAY SCHOOL (Students: 280; Location: 370 43RD ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST THERESA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 271; Location: 4850 CLAREWOOD DR; Grades: KG - 8)
  • BEACON DAY SCHOOL (Students: 254; Location: 2101 LIVINGSTON ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST JARLATH ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 247; Location: 2634 PLEASANT ST; Grades: 1 - 8)
  • SCHOOL OF SAINT LEO THE GREAT (Students: 228; Location: 4238 HOWE ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • ST LAWRENCE O'TOOLE SCHOOL (Students: 222; Location: 3695 HIGH ST; Grades: KG - 8)
  • ST MARTIN DE PORRES SCHOOL (Students: 205; Location: 675 41ST ST; Grades: KG - 8)
See full list of schools located in Oakland, School District: OAKLAND UNIFIED

Library in Oakland:

  • OAKLAND PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $23,821,646; Location: 125 - 14TH ST.; 1,501,581 books; 10,495 e-books; 48,204 audio materials; 51,534 video materials; 21 local licensed databases; 1 state licensed databases; 22 other licensed databases; 3,054 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Birthplace of: Jeff Hanneman - musician (guitarist in Slayer, born Jan 31, 1964)
  • Please amend the information in Biggest Colleges/Universities in Oakland to reflect the following change: Holy Names University and the website is www.hnu.edu. Thank you!

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Notable locations in Oakland: Chabot Observatory (A), Airport Marina (B), Oakland Executive Center (C), Berkeley Tennis Club (D), Claremont Country Club (E), USS Potomac (F), Grove Street Pier (G), Bay Bridge Terminal (H), Matson Terminal (I), Pier 4 (J), Pier 5 (K), Transbay Container Terminal (L), Yusen Terminal (M), Fruitvale Station (N), MacArthur Maze (O), East Bay Wastewater Treatment Plant (P), Broadway Wharf (Q), Sixteenth Street Station (R), Sea-Land Terminal (S), San Francisco-Oakland Terminal (T). Display/hide their locations on the map

Shopping Centers: Rockridge Shopping Center (1), Lincoln Square Shopping Center (2), Foothill Square Shopping Center (3), McArthur-Broadway Shopping Center (4), Verns Shopping Center (5), Eastmont Mall Shopping Center (6). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Oakland include: Golden Gate Primitive Baptist Church (A), Grace Community Methodist Church (B), Greater Emmanuel Church of God in Christ (C), Havenscourt Colonial Church (D), Hillside Presbyterian Church (E), Kingdom Hall of Jehovahs Witnesses (F), Laurel Methodist Church (G), Mills Terrace Christian Church (H), New Apostolic Church (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Evergreen Cemetery (1), Home of Peace Cemetery (2), Evergreen Mausoleum (3), Mountain View Cemetery (4), Saint Marys Cemetery (5). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes, reservoirs, and swamps: Lake Merritt (A), Tyson Lake (B), Lake Temescal (C), Seneca Reservoir (D), Reservoir Number One (E), Reservoir Number Two (F), Dingee Reservoir (G), Thirtyninth Avenue Reservoir (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Claremont Creek (A), Country Club Branch (B), Glen Echo Creek (C), Lion Creek (D), Temescal Creek (E), Shephard Creek (F), Sausal Creek (G), San Leandro Creek (H), Rifle Range Branch (I). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Oakland include: Arroyo Viejo Recreation Center (1), Montclair Playground (2), Mosswood Park (3), Fremont Municipal Pool (4), Live Oak Memorial Pool (5), North Oakland Recreation Center (6), Piedmont Recreation Center (7), Temescal Pool (8), Frank Youell Athletic Field (9). Display/hide their locations on the map

Beach: Sandy Beach (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Alameda County Historical Society (Museums; 672 11th Street) (1), Camron-Stanford House (Museums; 1418 Lakeside Drive) (2), Everything Fishie (Aquariums; 3600 Grand Ave) (3), Chabot Space & Science Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 10000 Skyline Boulevard) (4), Casa Cuba Resource Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 6501 Telegraph Avenue) (5), Ebony Museum Of Art (Art Museums; 1034 14th St) (6), Chabot Space and Science Center (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 10000 Skyline Blvd) (7), Cohen Bray House (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 1440 29th Avenue) (8), International Partners (Ski & Helicopter Tours; 395 Palm Avenue Apt E) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Hotels: Best Western Inn At The Square (233 Broadway) (1), Best Western Airport Inn & Suites (170 Hegenberger Loop) (2), Avondale Hotel (540 28th Street) (3), Alta Vista (441 Merritt Avenue) (4), Budget Inn (55 Macarthur Boulevard) (5), Broadway Motel (4140 Broadway) (6). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

Courts: Alameda County Offices - Superior Court Of California County Of Ala (1225 Fallon) (1), BARONS Bailbond (2816 73rd Avenue) (2), United States Government - Courts- District Court- Magistrate Judge Br (1301 Clay) (3), Alameda County Offices - Superior Court of California County of Alameda- Juvenile C (400 Broadway) (4), Alameda County Offices - Superior Court of California County of Alameda- Pretrial Services Divi (600 Washington Street) (5), Alameda County Offices - Superior Court of California County of Alameda- Wiley W Manuel Courth (600 Washington Street) (6), Alameda County Offices - Wiley W Manuel Courthouse- Court Services-Marshal's Of (661 Washington Street) (7), Coolidge Court Inc (3850 Coolidge Avenue Apt 300) (8), United States Government - Courts- District Court- Judge Wilken (1301 Clay) (9). Display/hide their approximate locations on the map

 
Alameda County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  Pb  CO  NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 SO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.7. This is about average.
City:

31.7
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00489. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00489
U.S.:

0.02218
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.288. This is about average. There were 25 monitors within city limits.
City:

0.288
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 14.2. This is significantly worse than average. There were 17 monitors within city limits.
City:

14.2
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 20.7. This is better than average. There were 34 monitors within city limits.
City:

20.7
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 17.4. This is better than average. There were 6 monitors within city limits.
City:

17.4
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.70. This is about average. There were 8 monitors within city limits.
City:

9.70
U.S.:

9.59
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.11. This is significantly better than average. There were 10 monitors within city limits.
City:

1.11
U.S.:

2.43

Drinking water stations with addresses in Oakland and their reported violations in the past:

OAKLAND FEATHER RIVER CAMP (Population served: 300, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-05-2002)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUN-2002, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-05-2002)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Oakland that have no violations reported:

  • EBRPD - DEL VALLE REGIONAL PARK (Population served: 10000, Primary Water Source Type: Surface_water)
  • EBRPD ALHAMBRA (Population served: 70, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • EBRPD ROUND VALLEY WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 65, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • EBRPD LITTLE HILLS (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • EBRPD - REDWOOD SPRING REGIONAL PARK (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • EBRPD - SUNOL REGIONAL WILDERNESS (Population served: 35, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • HOG ISLAND OYSTER CO. (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.0%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 28.0% for Black residents, 30.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 33.8% for other race residents, 25.9% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  54.4%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  9.6%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.9% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Oakland, CA

People in group quarters in Oakland in 2010:

  • 2,212 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 1,365 people in college/university student housing
  • 1,349 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 809 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness
  • 801 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 474 people in residential treatment centers for adults
  • 400 people in workers’ group living quarters and job corps centers
  • 379 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 122 people in correctional residential facilities
  • 77 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 49 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)
  • 42 people in correctional facilities intended for juveniles
  • 36 people in maritime/merchant vessels
  • 23 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals and psychiatric units in other hospitals

People in group quarters in Oakland in 2000:

  • 2,247 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 1,475 people in nursing homes
  • 865 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 532 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 491 people in homes or halfway houses for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 440 people in other group homes
  • 200 people in religious group quarters
  • 190 people in mental (psychiatric) hospitals or wards
  • 114 people in halfway houses
  • 109 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 106 people in homes for the mentally ill
  • 75 people in other nonhousehold living situations
  • 71 people in homes for abused, dependent, and neglected children
  • 63 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 50 people in crews of maritime vessels
  • 39 people in unknown juvenile institutions
  • 27 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 26 people in hospitals or wards for drug/alcohol abuse
  • 21 people in homes for the physically handicapped
  • 19 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 12 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill
  • 10 people in job corps and vocational training facilities
  • 7 people in other hospitals or wards for chronically ill
  • 3 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 2 people in short-term care, detention or diagnostic centers for delinquent children

Oakland compared to California state average:

Oakland, California environmental map by EPA

Map Legend

  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Arenas or stadiums:

  • McAfee Coliseum. Capacity: 63,026. Oakland Raiders, Oakland Athletics.
  • Oracle Arena. Golden State Warriors (NBA).

Banks with most branches in Oakland (2011 data):

  • Bank of America, National Association: 13 branches. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: 10 branches. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: 8 branches. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Citibank, National Association: 8 branches. Info updated 2012/01/10: Bank assets: $1,288,658.0 mil, Deposits: $882,541.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, International Specialization, 1048 total offices, Holding Company: Citigroup Inc.
  • Bank of the West: Fruitvale Station Branch, Oakland Main Branch, Temescal Branch, Montclair Branch, Lakeshore Branch, Medical Center Hill Branch. Info updated 2009/11/16: Bank assets: $62,408.3 mil, Deposits: $43,995.2 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, positive income, 647 total offices, Holding Company: Bnp Paribas
  • BBCN Bank: Oakland Chinatown Branch, Oakland Branch, Oakland Main Branch. Info updated 2011/12/12: Bank assets: $5,170.7 mil, Deposits: $3,989.4 mil, headquarters in Los Angeles, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 49 total offices, Holding Company: Bbcn Bancorp, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Kaiser Center Branch at 344 - 20th Street, branch established on 2004/07/26; Montclair Branch at 1998 Mountain Boulevard, branch established on 1887/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Gateway Bank, F.S.B.: Oakland Hq at 2201 Broadway Street, Suite #404, branch established on 2008/07/01; 360 Eighth Street Branch at 360 Eighth Street, branch established on 1979/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $266.8 mil, Deposits: $252.4 mil, headquarters in San Francisco, CA, negative income in the last year, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices
  • East West Bank: Oakland Webster Branch at 900 Webster Street, branch established on 1977/02/26; Oakland Branch at 367 8th Street, branch established on 1974/04/19. Info updated 2010/06/14: Bank assets: $21,962.4 mil, Deposits: $17,501.8 mil, headquarters in Pasadena, CA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 131 total offices, Holding Company: East West Bancorp, Inc.
  • 20 other banks with 22 local branches

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Oakland, California:

  • Oakland Airport Hilton Hotel, 1 Hegenberger Rd, Oakland, CA 94621 , Phone: (510) 635-5000, Fax: (510) 635-0244
  • Washington Inn, 495 10TH St, Oakland, CA 94607 , Phone: (510) 452-1776, Fax: (510) 452-4436
  • La Quinta Inn Oakland, 8465 Enterprise Way, Oakland, CA 94621 , Phone: (510) 632-8900, Fax: (510) 632-4713
  • Quality Inn, 8471 Enterprise Way, Oakland, CA 94621 , Phone: (510) 562-4888, Fax: (510) 562-2077
  • Executive Inn & Suites Embarcadero Cove, 1755 Embarcadero, Oakland, CA 94606 , Phone: (510) 536-6633, Fax: (510) 536-6006
  • Clarion Hotel Oakland Airport, 500 Hegenberger Rd, Oakland, CA 94621 , Phone: (510) 562-5311, Fax: (510) 636-1539
  • Oakland Marriott City CTR, 1001 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607 , Phone: (510) 451-4000, Fax: (510) 446-6491
  • Best Western Park Plaza Hotel, 150 Hegenberger Rd, Oakland, CA 94621 , Phone: (510) 635-5300, Fax: (510) 635-9661
  • 17 other hotels and motels
All 25 fire-safe hotels and motels in Oakland, California

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Oakland travel time to work - commute


Oakland mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (64%)
  • Electricity (31%)
  • No fuel used (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • Wood (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

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1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Neighborhoods in Oakland:

(Oakland, California Neighborhood Map)


Religion statistics for Oakland city (based on Alameda County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 34.95%
Here34.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishMuslim EstimateSouthern Baptist ConventionLDS (Mormon) Church
Adherents60.7%6.4%4.5%4.5%3.3%
Congregations9.3%1.1%2.3%10.5%5.4%
NamePresbyterian Church (USA)United Methodist ChurchAssemblies of GodEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.0%1.9%1.7%1.5%13.5%
Congregations4.3%4.2%5.1%3.4%54.4%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 364
Alameda County:

2.50 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 97
Alameda County:

0.67 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 232
Alameda County:

1.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 1,299
Here:

8.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.9%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Alameda County:

19.3%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.6%
State:

17.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 241$1,701,244$84,7092$12,859
Other Government Administration 242$1,570,171$77,8607$27,950
Judicial and Legal 76$690,372$109,0060$0
Police Protection - Officers 824$7,619,342$110,9611$2,515
Police - Other 268$2,037,000$91,2095$10,873
Firefighters 485$6,521,924$161,3670$0
Fire - Other 29$219,726$90,9210$0
Streets and Highways 150$926,183$74,0950$0
Airports 351$2,496,161$85,33914$41,513
Water Transport and Terminals 96$722,667$90,3330$0
Welfare 372$1,126,167$36,3284$15,396
Sewerage 140$878,059$75,2620$0
Parks and Recreation 483$1,034,540$25,70326$80,295
Housing and Community Development(Local) 125$826,229$79,3182$6,669
Local Libraries 339$1,034,062$36,60429$79,573
Other and Unallocable 872$5,355,903$73,70529$90,196
Totals for Government 5,093$34,759,750$81,900119$367,839

Oakland government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $143,534,000 ($358.17)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $94,607,000 ($236.08)
    Housing and Community Development: $70,757,000 ($176.57)
    Central Staff Services: $13,359,000 ($33.34)
    Regular Highways: $4,715,000 ($11.77)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $4,444,000 ($11.09)
    General - Other: $4,145,000 ($10.34)
    Local Fire Protection: $723,000 ($1.80)
    Parks and Recreation: $561,000 ($1.40)
    Health - Other: $128,000 ($0.32)
    Police Protection: $106,000 ($0.26)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $167,501,000 ($417.98)
    Local Fire Protection: $90,024,000 ($224.64)
    Air Transportation: $82,265,000 ($205.28)
    Health - Other: $49,106,000 ($122.54)
    Parks and Recreation: $47,012,000 ($117.31)
    Financial Administration: $32,090,000 ($80.08)
    Central Staff Services: $31,203,000 ($77.86)
    Housing and Community Development: $29,841,000 ($74.46)
    Libraries: $22,915,000 ($57.18)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $21,157,000 ($52.79)
    Sewerage: $18,752,000 ($46.79)
    Regular Highways: $18,535,000 ($46.25)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $17,111,000 ($42.70)
    General - Other: $11,057,000 ($27.59)
    Parking Facilities: $10,536,000 ($26.29)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,391,000 ($25.93)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $207,534,000 ($517.88)
    Corporate Bonds: $106,618,000 ($266.05)
    Benefit Payments: $72,319,000 ($180.46)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $5,343,000 ($13.33)
    Securities - Mortgages: $56,000 ($0.14)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $120,660,000 ($301.09)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $45,276,000 ($112.98)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,651,000 ($14.10)
    Central Staff Services: $24,000 ($0.06)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $363,047,000 ($905.94)

Oakland government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Air Transportation: $133,869,000 ($334.05)
    Sea and Inland Port Facilities: $122,819,000 ($306.48)
    All Other: $55,770,000 ($139.17)
    Sewerage: $24,678,000 ($61.58)
    Parking Facilities: $14,051,000 ($35.06)
    Housing and Community Development: $8,658,000 ($21.61)
    Parks and Recreation: $2,171,000 ($5.42)
    Regular Highways: $1,000 ($0.00)
  • Employee Retirement - Earnings on Investments (calculated): $44,506,000 ($111.06)
    Local Employee Contribution: $25,000 ($0.06)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $55,265,000 ($137.91)
    Health and Hospitals: $17,519,000 ($43.72)
    Housing and Community Development: $9,793,000 ($24.44)
    All Other: $5,861,000 ($14.63)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $3,679,000 ($9.18)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $32,107,000 ($80.12)
    Fines and Forfeits: $24,040,000 ($59.99)
    Special Assessments: $18,093,000 ($45.15)
    General Revenue, NEC: $17,928,000 ($44.74)
    Rents: $6,387,000 ($15.94)
    Sale of Property: $6,115,000 ($15.26)
    Donations From Private Sources: $37,000 ($0.09)
  • State Intergovernmental - All Other: $39,042,000 ($97.42)
    Highways: $17,680,000 ($44.12)
    General Local Government Support: $14,247,000 ($35.55)
  • Tax - Property: $277,350,000 ($692.09)
    Documentary and Stock Transfer: $79,657,000 ($198.77)
    Public Utilities Sales: $59,581,000 ($148.68)
    Occupation and Business License, NEC: $44,111,000 ($110.07)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $29,577,000 ($73.81)
    Other Selective Sales: $26,956,000 ($67.27)
    Other License: $17,084,000 ($42.63)

Oakland government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,547,602,000 ($6357.24)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,546,765,000 ($6355.16)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $110,522,000 ($275.79)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $99,969,000 ($249.46)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $85,677,000 ($213.80)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $84,840,000 ($211.71)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $10,553,000 ($26.33)

Oakland government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $363,475,000 ($907.01)
  • Employee Retirement - Total Federal Securities: $227,151,000 ($566.83)
    Total Other Securities: $92,489,000 ($230.80)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $877,382,000 ($2189.40)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $151,380,000 ($377.75)

6.95% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($55,719 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.95%
California average:

5.75%

0.21% of residents moved from foreign countries ($746 average AGI)
Alameda County:

0.21%
California average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Contra Costa County, CA  1.02% ($61,758 average AGI)
from San Francisco County, CA  0.85% ($62,349)
from Santa Clara County, CA  0.76% ($84,443)


7.88% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($61,322 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.88%
California average:

6.27%

0.13% of residents moved to foreign countries ($954 average AGI)
Alameda County:

0.13%
California average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Contra Costa County, CA  1.33% ($67,733 average AGI)
to Santa Clara County, CA  0.78% ($73,219)
to San Francisco County, CA  0.62% ($53,345)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oakland:

  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SAN FRANCISCO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KMZT (1510 AM; 8 kW; SAN RAFAEL, CA; Owner: MOUNT WILSON FM BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KNEW (910 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFRC (610 AM; 5 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF LOS ANGELES)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KABL (960 AM; 5 kW; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KMKY (1310 AM; 5 kW; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KSFO (560 AM; 5 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KYCY (1550 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oakland:

  • KLLC (97.3 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KALX (90.7 FM; BERKELEY, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA)
  • KKSF-FM1 (103.7 FM; PLEASANTON, ETC., CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFRC-FM3 (99.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KZBR-FM1 (95.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KBLX-FM2 (102.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS -CA, INC.)
  • KSOL-FM3 (98.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KISQ-FM3 (98.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KOIT-FM (96.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KMEL-FM1 (106.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KKSF (103.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFOG (104.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KFFG LICO, INC)
  • KFJO (92.1 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: CHASE RADIO PROPERTIES, L.L.C.)
  • KSOL (98.9 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KYLD (94.9 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KDFC-FM1 (102.1 FM; LAFAYETTE, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KOIT-FM2 (96.5 FM; MARTINEZ, ETC., CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING CO. C/O KOIT(FM))
  • KFRC-FM (99.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KBLX-FM (102.9 FM; BERKELEY, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS - CA, INC.)
  • KZBR (95.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)

TV broadcast stations around Oakland:

  • KQED (Channel 9; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KGO-TV (Channel 7; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KPIX-TV (Channel 5; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTVU (Channel 2; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRON-TV (Channel 4; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SAN FRANCISCO, INC.)
  • KMTP-TV (Channel 32; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: MINORITY TELEVISION PROJECT)
  • KBHK-TV (Channel 44; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF SAN FRANCISCO INC.)
  • KBWB (Channel 20; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KBWB LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFSF (Channel 66; VALLEJO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA SAN FRANCISCO LLC)
  • KCNS (Channel 38; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • KCSM-TV (Channel 60; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SAN MATEO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KOVR (Channel 13; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: SCI - SACRAMENTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KXTV (Channel 10; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KXTV, INC.)
  • KSPX (Channel 29; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: PAXSON SACRAMENTO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KCRA-TV (Channel 3; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTXL (Channel 40; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CHANNEL 40, INC.)
  • KUVS (Channel 19; MODESTO, CA; Owner: KUVS LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KQCA (Channel 58; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KVIE (Channel 6; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KVIE, INC.)
  • KMAX-TV (Channel 31; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • KTNC-TV (Channel 42; CONCORD, CA; Owner: KTNC LICENSE, LLC)
  • KBIT-CA (Channel 28; SAN FRANCISCO, ETC., CA; Owner: POLAR BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTSF (Channel 26; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: LINCOLN BROADCASTING COMPANY, A CALIFORNIA LP)
  • KICU-TV (Channel 36; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KTEH (Channel 54; SAN JOSE, CA; Owner: KTEH FOUNDATION)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Oakland fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 534
Total length: 20,399 meters (66,926ft)
Total costs: $778,627,000
Total average daily traffic: 28,687,837
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,029,191

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1920-1929: 2
  • 1930-1939: 18
  • 1940-1949: 20
  • 1950-1959: 42
  • 1960-1969: 227
  • 1970-1979: 149
  • 1980-1989: 18
  • 1990-1999: 56
  • 2000-2009: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Oakland, CA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Oakland)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 351 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 36 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Oakland, CA)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 162 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 299 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 43 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 44 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 960 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Oakland)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 213 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Oakland)


Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 108 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED946$274,0922,154$304,5046,479$367,649270$253,88952$2,025,173740$218,7564$187,750
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED107$267,616328$293,116843$375,84836$148,7816$636,500139$221,0161$131,000
APPLICATIONS DENIED280$245,480700$234,8142,662$352,446174$162,74834$618,912477$215,6315$163,800
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN205$248,626409$256,0171,273$350,48692$230,93813$3,458,846190$211,8120$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS51$257,797103$250,592467$339,18939$213,3591$1,400,00059$232,1801$16,000

Detailed mortgage data for all 108 tracts in Oakland, CA

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 90 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED193$277,94027$408,3700$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED104$279,21424$392,9170$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED49$259,2039$431,4441$68,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN20$264,7504$225,0000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS9$321,4162$642,5000$0

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 1754
  • Hazardous Condition: 997
  • Service Call: 4
  • Good Intent Call: 4

Incident types - Oakland


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Oakland, CA

Most common first names in Oakland, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2,51074.1 years
Mary2,12779.9 years
William1,91874.6 years
James1,71470.7 years
Robert1,46970.5 years
George1,35075.7 years
Charles1,21771.9 years
Joseph1,09275.1 years
Frank98976.1 years
Helen97879.5 years
Most common last names in Oakland, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1,16573.3 years
Smith1,15574.0 years
Williams1,15473.6 years
Jones77172.4 years
Brown71973.9 years
Jackson59371.6 years
Davis56771.8 years
Lee55776.3 years
Thomas49072.8 years
Anderson45375.7 years
Businesses in Oakland, CA
NameCountNameCount
24 Hour Fitness3Lane Furniture1
7-Eleven8Little Caesars Pizza2
AT&T2Marriott3
Ace Hardware3MasterBrand Cabinets9
AutoZone4McDonald's12
Bed Bath & Beyond1Men's Wearhouse1
Ben & Jerry's2Motel 62
Best Western1New Balance5
Big O Tires3Nike12
Blockbuster2Office Depot1
Budget Car Rental1Panda Express2
Burger King8Papa John's Pizza1
CVS7Payless5
Church's Chicken4Penske1
Comfort Inn1Pizza Hut2
Curves2Popeyes3
DHL4Quality1
Days Hotel1Quiznos4
Dennys1RadioShack4
Domino's Pizza4Rite Aid2
DressBarn1SAS Shoes1
Econo Lodge1Safeway7
El Pollo Loco1Sears1
Extended Stay America1Sprint Nextel1
FedEx54Starbucks17
Firestone Complete Auto Care2Subway23
Foot Locker2T-Mobile9
GNC3Taco Bell5
GameStop3The Room Place1
Gap1Trader Joe's2
Goodwill3True Value1
H&R Block7U-Haul10
Hilton1UPS51
Holiday Inn2Vans2
Home Depot1Verizon Wireless1
Hyatt2Vons7
Jack In The Box4Walgreens8
Jamba Juice3Walmart1
Jones New York1Wendy's3
KFC8Whole Foods Market1
Kroger5YMCA4
La Quinta1
Browse common businesses in Oakland, CA


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