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The History of Oakland, CA

The city of Oakland is situated in the San Francisco Bay Area in northern California. Incorporated as a town in 1852, the city derives its name from the forests of oak trees that defined the area when it was first explored by non-Natives in the late 18th century. After the California Gold Rush and the extension of railroad lines to the area, Oakland saw continuing bursts of development, industry and population. A shipping and tidal channel was dug in 1902 in response to the city’s need for a port. Oakland’s early economy flourished in manufacturing industries such as automobiles, shipbuilding, metals, canneries and bakeries. The 1920’s was a decade of significant growth for Oakland; a large number of the houses that still characterize Oakland today were built during that period, as well as business, retail, and government offices downtown.

Since the prosperous 20’s, Oakland has seen many hardships, from earthquakes and fire to the racial tensions and political transformations of the 60’s and 70’s, but the city has always bounced back and continuously proves itself to be a great place to live. Today more than 415,000 people call Oakland home, and take full advantage of the city’s wide range of opportunities for work and play. The city continues to thrive as a major West Coast port, and in recent years the city’s industry has expanded to include engineering, information technology, and biotechnology fields. Several major corporations have offices or headquarters in Oakland, including Clorox, Kaiser Permanente, Dreyer’s and Cost Plus World Markets. When the work day is done, Oakland offers recreation to peak every interest. The city’s pleasing climate and beautiful location lend themselves to outdoor recreation of all kinds from sports to community gardening. The Oakland Parks and Recreation office maintains 2,500 acres of open space, 100 parks, and 25 recreation centers. The city has a variety of golf courses, athletic fields, tennis courts and community swimming pools as well. And when the sun goes down, Oakland residents enjoy dining, shopping, and exciting nightlife at the local clubs, performance arts, and sports venues. Oakland is proudly home to the MLB Oakland A’s and the NFL Oakland Raiders.

Oakland Home inventory breakdown by property type

Of the 85 homes for sale in Oakland, the breakdown of property types is as follows:
72% Single Family, 14% Land/lot, 7% Condo, 4% Multi Family and 4% Other.

72% Single Family
14% Land/lot
7% Other

Area details, home facts and figures

Homes for sale 85
Average Home Size 1,634 ft² / 152 m²
Price Range ($109,000 - $4,500,000)

Weather in Oakland

The average high temperatures in Oakland range from 56 in January to 73 in July

Average home income in Oakland

The average household income of a Oakland resident is $80,271 with an average home value of $552,764

Population of Oakland

Oakland has 398,051 residents.

Home ownership in Oakland

The average level of home ownership in Oakland is 39%.

Education breakdown of Oakland

Education levels of residents of Oakland include: highschool 18%, associate 5%, bachelor 21%, graduate 16%.

Households in Oakland

Oakland has 156,481 homes, built on average 65 years ago.

Information from in and around Oakland...

You are Viewing 1 to 20 of 85 homes for sale in Oakland. These homes are comprised of Single Family, Land/lot, Condo, Multi Family and Other. The average list price of these property results is 951,498. Prices are shown as US Dollar. For more information on these homes for sale in Oakland please contact our member brokerages to schedule a showing or view an open house.

The 85 homes for sale in Oakland, CA are represented by 7 member brokerages serving the Oakland area. Member brokerages representing the 85 homes include The Grubb Company, Alain Pinel Realtors, McGuire Real Estate, Intero Real Estate Services, Inc., PMZ Real Estate, Zephyr Real Estate and Empire Realty Associates.