Real Estate Market Update for Oakland, CA
Welcome to January's Market Update. Let’s take a look at residential real-estate activity in your area during the month of December. The number of active listings was down 45% from one year earlier, and down 38% from the previous month. This smaller inventory means that buyers who waited to buy may have had a smaller selection to choose from. As you can see, the median listing price for the month was just under 410-thousand dollars. Compared to last year, the average number of days units spent on the market before being sold was down 10%. This lower number of days may signal a positive trend in the local inventory-turnover rate. The median sale price was just under 580-thousand dollars. The number of units sold increased 5% year-over-year, and held steady month-over-month. These latest figures are encouraging news for both buyers and sellers, indicating a positive trend in the marketplace. Thanks for watching. We hope you use this information to make smart, informed decisions in your upcoming real-estate transactions. Feel free to contact us for more information or further assistance.
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Map Information for Oakland, CA
Area Information for Oakland, CA
  • Population: 412,767
  • Median Age: 37.48 yr
  • Median Commute Time: 30 mins
  • Educational Climate*: 3
  • Sales Tax: 9%
  • Population Density: 7,398/sq mi
  • Population Change Since 2000: 3.28%
  • Closest Airport: Metropolitan Oakland International
  • Closest College: Patten University
  • Closest Jr. College: Laney College
  • Median Household Income: $54,629
  • Annual Residential Turnover: 15%
  • Median Home Sales Price: $421,000
  • Closest Major Sports Team: Golden State Warriors
  • Change Avg. Household Income Since 2000: 40.55%
* Scale from 1-5  ** Index where 100 is the national average
Demographic Data for Oakland, CA
Median Age: 37.48 Married: 30% Number of Households: 162,746 Households with Children: 42,377
Community:
    • Occupancy Types
      • 3599 Vacant
      • 8822 Owned
      • 12512 Rented
    • Transportation to Work
      • 43% Drive
      • 47% Public Transportation
      • 8% Walk / Bike / Other
      • 8% Work at Home
    National Index Comparisons:
    (100 National Average)
      • Population By Sex(%)
        • 50% Male
        • 50% Female
      • White/Blue Collar Jobs
        • 50% White Collar
        • 50% Blue Collar
      School Data for Oakland, CA

      School Name Distance Type Grades GreatSchools Rating Parent Rating
      Achieve Academy 0.3 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 5
      Patten Academy Of Christian Education 0.3 mi Private K-12 0 4
      United For Success Academy 0.4 mi Public 6-8 0 4
      St. Elizabeth Elementary School 0.4 mi Catholic K-8 0 4
      Manzanita Seed 0.5 mi Public K-5 1 4
      Urban Promise Academy 0.5 mi Public 6-8 2 4
      Think College Now School 0.5 mi Public K-5 1 5
      Garfield Elementary School 0.6 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 4
      Arise High School 0.6 mi Public 9-12 0 4
      Learning Without Limits School 0.7 mi Public K-5 2 4
      Community School For Creative Education 0.8 mi Public PRESCHOOL-7 2 4
      Life Academy 0.8 mi Public 6-12 0 5
      Ascend School 0.8 mi Public K-8 2 4
      Redwood Day School 0.9 mi Private K-8 0 5
      Saint Jarlath School 0.9 mi Private K-8 0 4
      Beacon Day School 1.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      The Renaissance School 1.3 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Edna Brewer Middle School 1.3 mi Public 6-8 3-5 4
      Sequoia Elementary School 1.4 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 3-5 5
      Glenview Elementary School 1.4 mi Public K-5 3-5 4
      Franklin Elementary School 1.4 mi Public K-5 3 4
      American Indian Public Charter School 1.5 mi Public 6-8 4 3
      Fred Finch-oakland Hills Academy 1.5 mi Private 6-12 0 5
      Muhammad University Of Islam 1.6 mi Private K-12 0 4
      Melrose Leadership Academy 1.6 mi Public K-8 1 5
      Bridges Academy 1.6 mi Public K-5 0 5
      Laurel Elementary School 1.6 mi Public K-5 2-5 4
      Cleveland Elementary School 1.7 mi Public K-5 4-5 4
      St. Lawrence O'toole Elementary School 1.7 mi Catholic K-8 0 4
      Crocker Highlands Elementary School 1.8 mi Public K-5 4-5 5
      Head-royce School 1.9 mi Private K-12 0 4
      Urban Montessori Charter School 1.9 mi Public K-8 0 5
      Dewey Academy 2.0 mi Public 9-12 0 4
      La Escuelita Elementary School 2.0 mi Public PRESCHOOL-6 1 5
      Mills College Children's School 2.0 mi Private PRESCHOOL-5 0 5
      Julia Morgan School For Girls 2.0 mi Private 6-8 0 5
      Bayhill High School 2.0 mi Private 9-12 0 5
      Corpus Christi Elementary School 2.1 mi Catholic K-8 0 5
      Growing Light Montessori School 2.2 mi Private PRESCHOOL-2 0 5
      Greenleaf Elementary School 2.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-8 2 4
      Redwood Heights Elementary School 2.2 mi Public K-5 3-5 5
      Oakland Unity High School 2.3 mi Public 9-12 4 4
      Gateway To College At Laney College School 2.3 mi Public 9-12 0 0
      Aspire Golden State College Preparatory Academy 2.3 mi Public 6-12 1 4
      First Covenant Treehouse Preschool & Kindergarten 2.4 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 4
      Zion Lutheran School 2.4 mi Private K-8 0 4
      Futures Elementary School 2.4 mi Public K-5 0 3
      Wildwood Elementary School 2.4 mi Public K-5 5 4
      American Indian Public Charter School Ii 2.4 mi Public K-8 4-5 3
      Spectrum Center-camden 2.5 mi Private 2-12 0 0
      Starlite School 2.6 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 5
      Grand Lake Montessori 2.6 mi Private PRESCHOOL-K 0 4
      Joaquin Miller Elementary School 2.6 mi Public K-5 4 5
      Piedmont Middle School 2.6 mi Public 6-8 5 4
      Piedmont High School 2.7 mi Public 9-12 5 5
      Havens Elementary School 2.8 mi Public K-5 5 5
      Carl B. Munck Elementary School 2.8 mi Public K-5 1 4
      Aspire Summit Charter Academy 2.8 mi Public K-5 3 4
      Lighthouse Community Charter High School 2.9 mi Public 9-12 4-5 4
      Beach Elementary School 2.9 mi Public K-5 5 5
      Acorn Woodland Elementary School 3.1 mi Public K-5 2-5 3
      Oakland Hebrew Day School 3.1 mi Private K-8 0 5
      Street Academy (alternative) 3.1 mi Public 9-12 0 4
      Montclair Elementary School 3.2 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 5 5
      Burckhalter Elementary School 3.2 mi Public K-5 1 5
      Piedmont Avenue Elementary School 3.3 mi Public K-5 2 4
      St. Leo The Great School 3.3 mi Catholic PRESCHOOL-8 0 3
      Aspire College Academy 3.4 mi Public K-5 0 0
      St. Theresa School 3.5 mi Catholic K-8 0 5
      West Oakland Middle School 3.5 mi Public 6-8 0 4
      Thornhill Elementary School 3.6 mi Public K-5 5 5
      Park Day School 3.6 mi Private K-8 0 5
      Lighthouse Community Charter School 3.7 mi Public K-12 1 4
      Ile Omode School 3.7 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      Holy Names High School 3.7 mi Catholic 9-12 0 4
      Aurora School 3.8 mi Private K-5 0 5
      Hillcrest Elementary School 3.8 mi Public K-8 5 4
      Oakland International High School 3.9 mi Public 9-12 0 5
      Vincent Academy 3.9 mi Public K-5 0 0
      St. Martin De Porres 4.0 mi Catholic K-8 0 4
      Ralph J. Bunche High School 4.0 mi Public 9-12 0 5
      The College Preparatory School 4.0 mi Private 9-12 0 4
      Oakland Military Institute, College Preparatory Academy 4.0 mi Public 6-12 3 4
      Conservatory Of Vocal/instrumental Arts School 4.2 mi Public K-8 4 4
      Elmhurst Community Prep School 4.2 mi Public 6-8 0 5
      Aspire Monarch Academy 4.3 mi Public K-5 1 5
      Esperanza Elementary School 4.3 mi Public K-5 1 5
      North Oakland Community Charter School 4.3 mi Public K-8 4-5 5
      Bishop O Dowd High School 4.3 mi Catholic 9-12 0 4
      Reach Academy 4.4 mi Public K-5 0 2
      Anna Yates Elementary School 4.4 mi Public K-8 1 4
      Bentley 4.6 mi Private K-8 0 5
      Chabot Elementary School 4.6 mi Public K-5 5 5
      Kaiser Elementary School 4.7 mi Public K-5 3-5 5
      Northern Light School 4.7 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 4
      Madison Park Academy Tk-5 4.7 mi Public PRESCHOOL-5 1 3
      Peralta Elementary School 4.8 mi Public K-5 5 5
      Escuela Bilingual Internacional 4.9 mi Private PRESCHOOL-8 0 5
      Aspire Berkley Maynard Academy 5.3 mi Public K-8 1 4
      Yu Ming Charter School 5.4 mi Public K-4 0 5
      Proximity to listed schools and their school district(s) does not guarantee enrollment eligibility. Please contact a local real estate professional or the local school district(s) for the most current information relating to schools in the area. Sources: GreatSchools.org and Onboard Informatics © 2015
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