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With a population of around 425,195, Oakland sits about 12 miles from San Francisco, making it the perfect centralized spot to live and play while taking advantage of all that the city has to offer. Weather in Oakland is comfortable year round! You can expect 260 days of sunshine per year. Summers are mild with temperatures averaging in the 70’s while winters are cool with average temps of 43 making Oakland one of the most comfortable places to live, according to Sperling’s Comfort Index.

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Oakland is a melting pot of cultural diversity and claims the title of the fourth most diverse city in the United States. This hub is attractive to tourists from all over the world. In fact, the city welcomes about 2.6 million visitors each year. This generates roughly 1.3 billion dollars in the local economy.
With more than 50 distinct neighborhoods to choose from, there is a little bit of something for everyone when they make the move to Oakland. Additionally, the housing costs remain lower compared to its neighbor to the west making it an attractive destination for those working in San Francisco. Oakland is a melting pot of culture, arts, entertainment, and has undergone some significant changes in the past decade.
The Port of Oakland is the busiest port in the San Francisco Bay and the fifth busiest port in the United States. The port town handles the majority (roughly 99%) of containerized goods moving through Northern California. This represents over $41 billion worth of international trade moving through the port each year. And if that isn’t impressive enough, Oakland, the name stemming from the large oak forest that once inhabited the area, was born through the building of San Francisco. With deep roots in the area, it is no wonder it has been home to major influential people including Tom Hanks, Bruce Lee, Clint Eastwood, MC Hammer, and Zendaya.oo!
With all that the area has to offer, it might just be time to make the big move to Oakland, or just a move across town. From packing to moving the heavy stuff, movers can make your move to Oakland,CA a breeze.

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Jobs & Local Economy

The unemployment rate in Oakland is 3.0% (as of May 2018) which is lower than the national average of 3.9%.
The largest employer in the area is Kaiser and the biggest industries are health, government, international trade, and education. Quite a few residents commute to work in neighboring San Francisco. The average commute time for Oakland residents is 26 minutes.
The overall cost of living in Oakland is 101% higher than national average. This is mainly due to the cost of housing, which is 306% higher than the national average, and transportation expenses, which are 32% higher than the national average.

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Attractions

Making the move to Oakland also means you can enjoy these nearby attractions:

Mountain View Cemetery

Want to go where the locals go when they want to watch an amazing sunset over the San Francisco Bay? Then head over to Mountain View Cemetery. While boasting stunning views, the cemetery is also a pocket of California history and houses five former California Governor’s as well as some notable names like Ghirardelli, Kaiser, and Stanford. The park closes at 7:30, but the gates will let you out after closing time as well.
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Chinatown

One of the oldest Chinatowns in the United States, dating back to the 1850’s, Oakland’s Chinatown is a must frequent location. Capture the heart of this neighborhood by visiting local eateries with amazing Pan Asian cuisine, check out the wall murals, and stop by the Fortune Cookie Factory for a tour.

Commis

You are in for a culinary adventure at the Michelin Starred eatery, Commis. This unique dining experience offers a fixed-price tasting menu from Eli Bulli-trained chef James Syhabout.

City stats & Taxes

425195

Total Population

68060

Average Houshold Income

758800

Medium Home Sales Price



Educational level

Bachelors Degree or higher

Some college or Associates Degree

High School or GED

Less than High School

No Schooling



Sales Tax

State of California

Alameda County

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Income Tax

Federal (Effective)

FICA

State

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Property Tax

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