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    4801 Shattuck Ave., Oakland, CA 94609
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    • $2,325
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    BRAND NEW LIVING EXPERIENCE IN OAKLAND Enjoy our cozy collection of luxury apartments in Oakland, happily tucked in the Temescal neighborhood. We are dedicated to bringing you a boutique and intimate apartment community where all the conveniences are right at your fingertips. We have a variety of floor plans that will suit your needs. Contact us or schedule a tour today to learn more about our wonderful community!

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    1717 Webster St., Oakland, CA 94612
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $2,278+
    • $2,908+
    • $3,640+
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    3030 Chapman Street, Oakland, CA 94601
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    • $2,350+
    • $2,516+
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    2633 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA 94612
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    • 2 BEDS
    • $2,297+
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    2425 Valdez Street, Oakland, CA 94612
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    • $1,590+
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    4801 Shattuck Ave., Oakland, CA 94609
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    • $2,325
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    362 Jayne Street, Oakland, CA 94610
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    1614 Campbell Street, Oakland, CA 94607
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    • $1,834+
    • $2,455+
    • $2,949+
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    312 24Th St., Oakland, CA 94612
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    • 1 BED
    • 2+ BEDS
    • $2,532+
    • $2,546+
    • $3,738+
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    640 Brooklyn Avenue, Oakland, CA 94606
    • 1 BED
    • $2,495
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    125 2Nd Street, Oakland, CA 94607
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $3,142+
    • $4,270+
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    295 29Th Street, Oakland, CA 94611
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    • $2,515
    • $3,642
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    381 Belmont, Oakland, CA 94610
    • 1 BED
    • $2,895
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    777 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94607
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $2,302+
    • $2,706+
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    2016 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94612
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    • 1 BED
    • 2+ BEDS
    • $1,912+
    • $2,424+
    • $4,027+
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    414 E 15Th St, Oakland, CA 94606
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    722 Alcatraz Ave, Oakland, CA 94609
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    100 Monte Cresta Avenue, Oakland, CA 94611
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $2,595
    • $2,895
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    238 13Th Street, Oakland, CA 94612
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    • 1 BED
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    • $1,923+
    • $2,524+
    • $3,611+
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    150 Fourth Street, Oakland, CA 94607
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    • 1 BED
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    • $2,559+
    • $2,965+
    • $3,625+
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    450 28TH STREET, OAKLAND, CA 94609
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    • 1 BED
    • $1,817+
    • $2,073+
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    414 Grand Ave., Oakland, CA 94610
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    385 14Th Street,Suite 100, Oakland, CA 94612
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $2,557+
    • $2,782
    • $3,919+
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    350 Vernon Street, Oakland, CA 94610
    • 2 BEDS
    • $3,195
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    4231 Montgomery Street, Oakland, CA 94611
    • 1 BED
    • $2,795
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    240 Grand Avenue, Oakland, CA 94610
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    1428 Jackson, Oakland, CA 94612
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,650
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    • $2,495
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    378 Grand Avenue, Oakland, CA 94610
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    5110 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA 94609
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    • $3,324+
    • $4,483+
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    425 E 18Th, Oakland, CA 94606
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    • 1 BED
    • $1,825
    • $1,895
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    1200 Lakeshore Ave, Oakland, CA 94606
    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • 3 BEDS
    • $4,195+
    • $4,550+
    • $5,995+
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    4700 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA 94609
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    • 2 BEDS
    • $2,255+
    • $3,458
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    646 16Th Street, Oakland, CA 94612
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    • 1 BED
    • $1,750
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    1431 Jackson Street, Oakland, CA 94612
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    • 1 BED
    • $1,250+
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    344 Monte Vista Ave, Oakland, CA 94611
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    • $1,895
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    625 16Th Street, Oakland, CA 94612
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    • $2,244+
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    • $2,940+
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    276 Adams Street, Oakland, CA 94606
    • 1 BED
    • $2,295+
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    1600-1612 3Rd Avenue, 322 Foothill Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94606
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $1,725+
    • $2,195
    • $3,095
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    1146 Mckinley Ave., Oakland, CA 94610
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    • $1,995
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    226 Athol Avenue, Oakland, CA 94606
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    • $1,995
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    330 17Th St, Oakland, CA 94612
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $2,360+
    • $2,566+
    • $2,887+
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    406 VAN BUREN AVENUE, OAKLAND, CA 94610
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    • 1 BED
    • 2 BEDS
    • $2,112+
    • $2,072+
    • $2,371
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    429 Bellevue Avenue, Oakland, CA 94610
    • 1 BED
    • $2,595
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    1411 Alice St, Oakland, CA 94612
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    • 1 BED
    • 2+ BEDS
    • $2,575+
    • $2,730+
    • $3,370+
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    265 VERNON STREET, OAKLAND, CA 94610
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    • $2,072+
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    791 Kingston Ave, Oakland, CA 94611
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    671 Vernon St, Oakland, CA 94610
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    255 Ninth Ave, Oakland, CA 94606
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    • 1 BED
    • 2+ BEDS
    • $2,056+
    • $2,109+
    • $2,622+
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    345 Macarthur Boulevard, Oakland, CA 94610
    • 1 BED
    • $2,495
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    4901 Broadway, Oakland, CA 94611
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    • 1 BED
    • 2+ BEDS
    • $2,061+
    • $2,443+
    • $3,693+
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Average rent in Oakland, CA

$2,850/mo Oakland, CA average rental price, October 2022
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The average monthly rent of apartments in Oakland, CA is $2,850.

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Getting around in Oakland, CA

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Walk Score®: 85, Transit Score®: 50, Bike Score®: 50

Frequently asked questions

When were prices and availability in Oakland, CA last updated?

Prices and availability in Oakland, CA were last updated on 6 Feb 2023.

What are the best apartments in Oakland, CA?

The best apartments in Oakland, CA are: 4801 Shattuck, 1717 Webster, 3030 Chapman - PE Gallot, Telegraph Lofts and Nook on Valdez.

What is the average rent in Oakland, CA?

The average rent in Oakland, CA is $2,850. Start your search for apartments in Oakland, CA now.

What is the price range for a studio apartment in Oakland, CA?

The price range for a studio apartment in Oakland, CA is between $1,250 and $7,143. View all studio apartments in Oakland, CA.

What is the price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Oakland, CA?

The price range for a 1-bedroom apartment in Oakland, CA is between $1,250 and $8,793. Browse all available 1-bedroom apartments in Oakland, CA now.

What is the price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Oakland, CA?

The price range for a 2-bedroom apartment in Oakland, CA is between $1,695 and $15,500. Browse and find a 2-bedroom apartment in Oakland, CA.

What is the price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Oakland, CA?

The price range for a 3-bedroom apartment in Oakland, CA is between $1,881 and $10,878. Browse all available 3-bedroom apartments in Oakland, CA.

What type of rental buildings are in Oakland, CA?

In Oakland, 59% of the residents are renting compared to 41% owning a home, according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau. Large-scale apartment buildings with more than 50 units represent 14% of Oakland’s rentals, 68% are small-scale complexes with under 50 units, and 18% are single-family rentals.

What do typical apartment communities look like in Oakland, CA?

The average age of rental buildings in Oakland is 28 years old, with 55% being newer apartment buildings completed since 2000. The average height of apartment buildings in the city is 6 stories, of which 32% are garden-style apartment communities, 49% are mid-sized buildings, and 9% are high-rises. These characteristics describe large-scale apartment communities of 50 apartments or more.

What apartment floorplans are common in Oakland, CA?

Rental apartments in Oakland come in a range of sizes and floorplans. Studio apartments represent 18% of units for rent, ideal for singles, renters on a budget and people who value central locations more than space. Rentals with 1-bedroom floorplans make up 52% of the total apartments in the city, while 2-bedroom floorplans represent around 22% of all rentals in Oakland. The rest are larger floorplans with 3 bedrooms or more, typically preferred by families, larger households or roommates sharing space.

Renter's guide to Oakland, CA

Oakland, California is a vibrant, multicultural port city that has been going through tremendous upheaval as rents and mortgages skyrocket. Then again, the area is known for its progressive activism and has been through turbulent times before.

Oakland is the third largest city in the Bay Area; although it’s just below San Francisco on the list, its population is half the size. Oakland is just 12.3 miles from San Francisco and 81.9 miles from Sacramento. Los Angeles to Oakland is 370.3 miles, up the Interstate 5 freeway. Berkeley, California is its neighboring city 5.2 miles north.

Weather in Oakland, CA is a major attraction as its Mediterranean Climate is usually 10 degrees warmer than foggy San Francisco. July’s hottest days average 72 degrees, while the low in January is 45. In other words, a weather forecast for Oakland is kind of useless: it’s pretty darn nice all year round.

Tips for renting in Oakland, CA

The progressive city of Oakland means that it has fairly strong renter’s rights for new and existing tenants. In addition to having to provide a habitable space (as required by California Law) all landlords must give tenants the "Notice to Tenants of the Residential Rent Adjustment Program,” (aka RAP) at the beginning of any tenancy. All rental increases are set by RAP and the entire program is overseen by the Housing and Community Development division of CEDA.

Because the Oakland real estate market is so competitive for rentals, homes, and condos, it’s essential every prospective tenant puts their best foot forward. Always be on time for a rental appointment in Oakland, and be sure to look your best. Fill out your application as honestly and completely as you can, before your appointment, if possible, to give you that extra jump. Looking for the best apartment rentals in Oakland? You’ll find them right here on RENTCafe.com!

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Oakland, CA demographics

Oakland, CA has a population of 422,575 according to the most recent data from the U.S. Census Bureau. 217,936 of Oakland’s residents are women and 204,639 are men. The median age of those who live in Oakland, CA is 36.6.

Living in Oakland, CA

Oakland is one of the hottest housing markets in the country, because of its desirable location and overall livability. It’s still cheaper than San Francisco or Berkeley. You can find some of the world’s best restaurants in the area and there’s a booming cultural scene.

However, its current renaissance has not impacted all residents or areas equally. There is a high level of violent crime, amongst the highest in the U.S. Commuting to San Francisco can be a drag in the car and expensive via BART. Still many people are willing to forgo these negatives and are helping to revitalize the area.

Oakland has regularly been voted the most ethnically diverse area in the entire United States, with around 34% Caucasian, 25% black or African American, and 18% Asian. Its residents speak 125 languages. Oakland, CA also has the largest number of artists per capita, even more than New York, and has a tradition of political and sexual progressiveness.

Oakland, CA households

  • 86,855 Family
    73,240 Non-family
  • 42,984 Children
    117,111 No Children
  • 160,095Total Number of Households
  • 2.6Average People Per Household
  • $80,143Median Household Income

According to U.S. Census data, there are 160,095 households in Oakland, CA. 86,855 are family households and 73,240 are non-family households. There are 42,984 households with children in Oakland and 117,111 households without children. On average, about 2.6 people live in a household in Oakland, CA.

Things to do in Oakland, CA

Oakland has a wide variety experiences for singles, couples, and families both indoors and out. Perhaps the biggest attraction in the hills east of Oakland is Redwood Regional Park, which allows picnicking, camping, and hiking. The historic Fox Theater in Oakland has been lovingly restored and features many famous comedians or touring music acts like The Kills.

Restaurants in Oakland are often crowded with locals as well folks from the Bay Area seeking out a delicious meal. Vegetarian and/or veganism is quite popular in the region, and Millennium Restaurant is voted one of the area’s best. There’s also hokkaido miso ramen at the Ramen Shop, and Burmese food at Burma Superstar. Looking for a place to enjoy some delicious American comfort fare? Check out Chop Bar, a rustic-chic gastropub near Oakland's Jack London Square serving exquisite treats for breakfast, weekend brunch, lunch and dinner! And then there’s Round Table Pizza – a must for all pizza fans out there!

Things to do

Restaurants in Oakland are often crowded with locals as well folks from the Bay Area seeking out a delicious meal. Vegetarian and/or veganism is quite popular in the region, and Millennium Restaurant is voted one of the area’s best. There’s also hokkaido miso ramen at the Ramen Shop, and Burmese food at Burma Superstar. Looking for a place to enjoy some delicious American comfort fare? Check out Chop Bar, a rustic-chic gastropub near Oakland's Jack London Square serving exquisite treats for breakfast, weekend brunch, lunch and dinner! And then there’s Round Table Pizza – a must for all pizza fans out there!

There’s lots of free things to do in Oakland, including Off the Grid nights, which have music and food trucks at the Oakland Museum of California. You can also Walk the Invisible City, and visit 37 markers around Downtown Oakland that are designed to make you think more about its people and history.

Sports fans, this is for you! Oakland has world-class professional baseball and football teams: the Oakland A’s, and Oakland Raiders respectively. (The Golden State Warriors played their last game in Oakland in 2016 and now shoot hoops in SF.)

Sports fans, this is for you! Oakland has world-class professional baseball and football teams: the Oakland A’s, and Oakland Raiders respectively. (The Golden State Warriors played their last game in Oakland in 2016 and now shoot hoops in SF.)

Every year, Oakland is host to an eclectic mix of events, as diverse as the city itself including the Lunar New Year Bazaar in February, the Oakland Pride Festival in September, and the Black Cowboy Parade in October.

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Oakland, CA employment & economy

Jobs in Oakland are plentiful in many sectors. Oakland has the fifth busiest port in the U.S. There are also a lot of government and health care workers, with the Oakland Unified School District and Kaiser Permanente being amongst the area’s top employers. Tech is hot too, as Uber has bought the Sears Building in Downtown Oakland with plans to open offices. Oakland is becoming a tourist destination in its own right, so hospitality and service industries are also booming.

Education in Oakland, CA

Education is of primary importance to Oakland residents, as more than a third of its residents have bachelor’s degrees. Sadly, the Oakland Unified School District has many underperforming schools, predominantly in its poorer neighborhoods. More affluent residents send their kids to private schools in Oakland like The College Preparatory School and Head-Royce School.

There are several community colleges in Oakland, including Laney College and Merritt College. Samuel Merritt University’s nursing program is well regarded in the East Bay and many of its graduates staff area hospitals.

Oakland, CA education statistics

The level of education of the population of Oakland, CA is as follows: 8% have no high school education, 24% completed some high school, 20% partially completed college, 5% have an Associate Degree, 25% have a Bachelor Degree, and 17% have a Graduate Degree.

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