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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!
Oakland, CA Demographics
The total population of Oakland, CA is 422,575, of which 204,639 are men and 217,936 are women, according to the most recent U.S. Census Bureau estimates. The residents of Oakland have a median age of 36.6.
Average Rent in Oakland, CA
Oakland, CA Average Rental Price, July 2022
Apartments in Oakland, CA rent for $2,816 per month, on average.
Oakland, CA Apartment Rent Ranges
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The average monthly rent in Oakland, CA is around $2,816, while the national average rent is $1,706.
A total of 160,095 households live in Oakland, CA, of which 86,855 are family households and 73,240 are non-family households, per U.S. Census estimates. Of these, approximately 42,984 households have children and 117,111 households do not have children. The average size of a household in Oakland, CA is 2.6. The median household income in Oakland is $80,143 annually, with $1,746 per month going towards housing.
Oakland, CA Education Statistics
According to Census data, 8% of the population in Oakland, CA have no high school education, 24% went to high school, 20% have some college education, 5% earned an Associate Degree, 25% earned a Bachelor Degree, and 17% earned a Graduate Degree.
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 161 small apartment units to choose from in 53 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 $2,675, opting for a cheap studio for as low as $1,610 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 $7,653.
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