Oakland, California

Located in Northern California in the San Francisco Bay Area, Oakland, is the eighth-largest city in the state of California and the county seat of Alameda County.

Oakland provides some of the most spectacular views of San Francisco, Oakland in Alameda County, CA.the Bay and the Golden Gate Bridge. If you are looking to buy your home in the Bay Area without the high prices and cool weather of San Francisco, then Oakland is the city for you. Oakland's diverse population and neighborhoods attract a number of people interested in everything from culture and food to professional sports and the outdoors. The city provides great access to some of the best transportation options in the area such as an extensive network of buses, trains, and the BART. The town offers some rich history and culture, and it is one of the most ethnically integrated towns in the United States.

Oakland Real Estate

In April 2008, the average home sales price for a single family home or condo in Oakland was $512,009. While this data is collected from the MLS and deemed reliable, it is not guaranteed.

Points of interest in Oakland, California:

- Chabot Space and Science Center - a hands-on center featuring interactive exhibits with a digital planetarium, a large screen theater and three powerful telescopes.

-The Paramount Theatre - an enormous Art Deco movie theatre and the home of the Oakland East Bay Symphony and the Oakland Ballet.

Oakland Facts:

  • Area - 78.2 sq mi 
  • Population - 401,489
  • Median income - $40,055
  • Median age of residents - 33 years old