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Studio Apartments for Rent in Oakland, CA
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    an empty kitchen with stainless steel appliances and a wooden floor a living room with white walls and wood floors and a sliding glass door

    4801 Shattuck Ave., Oakland, CA 94609
    4 Units available
    Studio $1,999+
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    4.5/5 Anonymous on Mar 1, 2023

    I chose this building specifically for its proximity to Temescal and the chance to get the key amenities I wanted for a reasonable price. It’s not the fanciest place, but it is comfortable and well-run by the building/community manager and the maintenance guy. There have been some issues with the building due to uncontrollable factors, but I’ve really appreciated the communication and effort from the staff to address them. That to me is always important.

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    454 34Th Street, Oakland, CA 94609
    Studio $1,272+
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    4700 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA 94609
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    330 17Th St, Oakland, CA 94612
    Studio $2,046+
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    2302 Valdez Street, Oakland, CA 94612
    Studio $2,120+
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    4801 Shattuck Ave., Oakland, CA 94609
    Studio $1,999+
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    169 Santa Rosa Avenue, Oakland, CA 94610
    Studio $1,995
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    832 Erie St, Oakland, CA 94610
    Studio $1,795
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    265 Vernon Street Apartments, Oakland, CA 94610
    Studio $1,967
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    1431 Jackson Street, Oakland, CA 94612
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    1428 Jackson, Oakland, CA 94612
    Studio $1,695
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    2425 Valdez Street, Oakland, CA 94612
    Studio $1,163+
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    646 16Th Street, Oakland, CA 94612
    Studio $1,595
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    226 Athol Avenue, Oakland, CA 94606
    Studio $1,895
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    2016 Telegraph Ave, Oakland, CA 94612
    Studio $2,131+
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    238 13Th Street, Oakland, CA 94612
    Studio $2,000+
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    2633 Telegraph Avenue, Oakland, CA 94612
    Studio $2,503+
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    1801 Jefferson Street, Oakland, CA 94612
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    429 Bellevue Avenue, Oakland, CA 94610
    Studio $1,795
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    1614 Campbell Street, Oakland, CA 94607
    Studio $1,741+
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    3030 Chapman Street, Oakland, CA 94601
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    2415 Valdez Street, Oakland, CA 94612
    Studio $1,435+
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    150 Fourth Street, Oakland, CA 94607
    Studio $2,234+
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    385 14Th Street,Suite 100, Oakland, CA 94612
    Studio $2,796
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    671 Vernon St, Oakland, CA 94610
    Studio $1,695+

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Average rent in Oakland, CA

$2,790/mo Oakland, CA average rental price, July 2023
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Apartments in Oakland, CA rent for $2,790 per month, on average.

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Frequently asked questions

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

The price range of a studio apartment is between $1,272 and $7,548. Search our studio apartments in Oakland, CA.

How many studio apartments for rent are available in Oakland, CA on RentCafe?

There are 107 studio rentals available on RentCafe. Prices and availability in Oakland, CA were last updated on 29 Nov 2023.

What is the average size of a studio apartment in Oakland, CA?

The average Oakland, CA studio apartment size is 357 sq. ft.

What are the advantages of renting a studio apartment in Oakland, CA?

Studio apartments in Oakland, CA tend to be more affordable than other apartments and they have lower utility costs.

What are the downsides of renting a studio apartment in Oakland, CA?

One of the downsides of living in a studio apartment is the limited storage space. You might be interested in 1 bedroom apartments, 2 bedroom apartments or 3 bedroom apartments, or browse all RentCafe apartments for rent in Oakland, CA.

Living and Renting in Oakland, CA

Living in location

Oakland, CA is a vibrant city known for its rich history, cultural diversity, and stunning views of San Francisco Bay. Its distinct neighborhoods offer a wide array of rental housing options, from charming Victorian homes to modern high-rise apartments. In California, renters are protected under the California Civil Code, which enforces habitability standards and regulates rent increases for certain apartments.

Oakland offers various attractions to keep residents entertained. From the iconic Lake Merritt to the inspiring Oakland Museum of California, there's always something to explore. The city also boasts a thriving culinary scene and a rich roster of events and festivals.

Studio Apartments for Rent in Oakland, CA

Studio apartments are a popular choice for renters in Oakland due to their affordability and adaptability. They are particularly favored by young professionals, artists, and students who enjoy Oakland's vibrant city life.

These compact living spaces often come with full amenities such as updated kitchens, secure entry systems, and access to fitness centers. Studio apartments are plentiful in neighborhoods like Downtown Oakland and Uptown, offering renters access to a wide array of shops, restaurants, and entertainment venues.

If you're looking for studio apartments in Oakland, CA, you can use RentCafe.com to find the ideal place for you. You can filter your search by location, amenities, price, and more. You can also view photos and floor plans and read reviews of different properties.

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Look for studio apartments near me

Are you looking to land a small but cool studio apartment near you? Is an unbeatable location more important to you than lots of space? You can now browse through all available RentCafe listings, to find the perfect studio apartment near you, in your favorite neighborhood, ZIP code, or in another city or state in the U.S. wherever life takes you. Check the ratings and reviews of properties with studio apartments, filter them based on your criteria, and find the one that suits your needs.

Compare the size, price and location, as well as amenities, both inside and outside the apartment. Whether you are looking for a more modern studio near you, or one in a charming old building, or maybe you want to be close to a certain park, the downtown area of your city, or near family or friends, RentCafe allows you to find the best fit for you - so, let's find your new home!

Renting a studio apartment in Oakland, CA

If you’re a fan of living big on a budget, reducing your ecological footprint, and are determined to find an efficiency apartment in Oakland, CA, we have great news: on RentCafe you have 97 small apartment units to choose from in 48 different properties. You may be surprised to know that studio apartments come in a variety of shapes and types. Once you decide on what your must-haves are, you can choose the right studio. If you’ll want your kitchen in the main room, why not aim for the most affordable one room apartments you can find? If you pride yourself on being frugal and always bragging to your friends about the great discounts and sales you just discovered, then put those skills to good use in your search for your next apartment. With the average rent currently at $2,201, opting for a cheap studio for as low as $1,163 is certainly a decision you’ll be able to gloat about and your wallet will thank you for.

Top tip: an efficiency apartment can be comfortable

Efficiency apartments may have just one multi-functional room, but it can be pretty spacious. You can get creative with the space, combine furniture and accent design elements in a harmonious and practical way, and you will end up with a very comfortable apartment where you can relax and unwind. If you’re not on a tight budget, you should definitely check out some bachelor flats that have a separate kitchen. You wouldn’t believe the difference it makes. While they don’t cost an arm and a leg, they are typically more expensive than a normal single bedroom apartment, so it’s probably a good idea to aim for the higher end of the price range—the highest price for a studio in Oakland, CA is currently $7,706.

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