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Overview of Oakland

Throughout the diverse city of Oakland, you will find that more than 100 different languages and dialects are spoken. In the area, Oakland apartments for rent are located throughout hillside neighborhoods, along the waterfront and within the center of the city. Just 12 miles away from San Francisco, the Bay brings mild temperatures that teeter between the 50s and 60s through winter and spring and maintain an average of 70 in the summer and fall.

Living in Oakland

Downtown apartments for rent in Oakland are located where everything is happening. With a vibrant nightlife and great cultural venues, the core of the city is beginning to thrive. Events such as the Annual Art & Soul Oakland attract both music and food lovers for two days of live music, incredible art and food on the go.

Some of the most well-known and popular neighborhoods for Oakland apartments for rent include Montclair, Rockridge and Piedmont. You may also want to consider Glenview, which is located in the Oakland foothills. The neighborhood maintains a thriving business district with many shopping and dining options. Here, you will find plenty of subdivision living.

Oakland Apartments and Cost of Living

The cost of living in Oakland is 3.9 percent greater than the average in California. With median rental rates that are 17 percent less expensive than the California average, there are many affordable apartments for rent in Oakland to choose from.

You will have no trouble finding low income housing options through the Oakland Housing Authority (OHA). Considered to be one of the leading housing authorities in the country, OHA provides both public housing and a Section 8 Choice Housing Voucher Program. They maintain over 3,000 Oakland apartments for rent located within 12 different developments throughout the city.

Apartments in Oakland Work and Study

Fortune 500 company Clorox has its headquarters in Oakland. The unemployment rate in Oakland has been on a downward slope since August 2010 when it reached 17.5 percent. By December 2012, residents of Oakland apartments for rent saw that figure drop to 12.5 percent.

There are several different colleges located within Oakland, so apartments in Oakland are easy to come by as the school year ends. Some key schools to take notice of if you are considering furthering your education include Patten University, California College of Arts and Samuel Merritt College.

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San Francisco, CA 94114

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1 Bed1 Bath

San Francisco, CA (Duboce Triangle, Southwest San Francisco)


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San Francisco, CA 94134

From $3293

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

San Francisco, CA (Candlestick Point State Recreation Area, Southeast San Francisco)

(150)

From $3293

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths
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(165)

San Francisco, CA 94131

From $2680

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

San Francisco, CA (Diamond Heights, Southwest San Francisco)

(165)

From $2680

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San Francisco, CA 94122

From $2625

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath

San Francisco, CA (Inner Sunset, Southwest San Francisco)


From $2625

Studio-2 Beds1 Bath
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Lafayette, CA 94549

$2254 - $3790

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Lafayette, CA (Lafayette Meadow)


$2254 - $3790

1-3 Beds1-2 Baths
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San Francisco, CA 94129

From $3386

1-3 Beds1-3 Baths

San Francisco, CA (Northwest San Francisco, Presidio National Park)


From $3386

1-3 Beds1-3 Baths
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San Francisco, CA 94122

From $3519

Studio-1 Bed1 Bath

San Francisco, CA (Inner Sunset, Southwest San Francisco)


From $3519

Studio-1 Bed1 Bath
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(253)

San Francisco, CA 94112

From $2695

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

San Francisco, CA (Southwest San Francisco, Westwood Park)

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Richmond, CA 94806

$1854 - $9748

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Richmond, CA (Hilltop Bayview)


$1854 - $9748

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596

$4283 - $5318

2 Beds2 Baths

Walnut Creek, CA (Downtown Walnut Creek)


$4283 - $5318

2 Beds2 Baths
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Walnut Creek, CA 94596

$1916 - $2957

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

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Walnut Creek, CA 94597

From $2570

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Walnut Creek, CA (Larkey Park Area)

(508)

From $2570

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths
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Richmond, CA 94806

$1988 - $3174

1-2 Beds1-2 Baths

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Hayward, CA 94541

$2407 - $3946

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Hayward, CA (Downtown Hayward)

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$2407 - $3946

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths
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(381)

San Bruno, CA 94066

From $2500

1-3 Beds1-3 Baths

San Bruno, CA (The Crossings)

(381)

From $2500

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(21)

Walnut Creek, CA 94597

$1724 - $3039

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Walnut Creek, CA

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$1724 - $3039

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths
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(284)

Daly City, CA 94015

From $2315

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths

Daly City, CA (Serramonte)

(284)

From $2315

Studio-2 Beds1-2 Baths
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Hercules, CA 94547

$2100 - $4250

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths

Hercules, CA (Central)


$2100 - $4250

Studio-3 Beds1-2 Baths