Sheffield, Oakland, CA

Sheffield Neighborhood Guide Oakland, CA


Sheffield is a vibrant neighborhood in Oakland, California. Conveniently located near the I-580 freeway and the Fruitvale BART station, this community offers easy access to the rest of the Bay Area. Enjoy a diverse array of dining and shopping options along the bustling International Boulevard. The neighborhood is known for its rich diversity and welcoming environment which gives it a unique charm.

What You Will Love about Sheffield, Oakland, California

  • The close-knit community feel against the backdrop of an urban cityscape.
  • The easy access to public transportation, making it simple to explore other parts of the Bay Area.
  • The eclectic mix of cuisines available, reflecting the cultural diversity of the area.

What’s Nearby

Sheffield is situated near notable Oakland points of interest such as Lake Merritt and the Oakland Museum of California. The neighborhood is also close to the vibrant Fruitvale region, known for its lively Dia de Los Muertos festival. Its convenient location allows for easy access to downtown Oakland and the rest of the Bay area.


Sheffield offers a harmonious blend of urban convenience and neighborhood charm. From family-owned restaurants to local businesses and community events, there's a strong sense of community here. The area is culturally diverse, reflecting in the food, shops, and community events that make Sheffield a delightful place to live.

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Explore the Neighborhood

There are 24 restaurants, 9 grocery stores, and 6 parks within a mile of the Sheffield neighborhood.

    Galvan's Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Butcher, Grocery Store

    0.4 miles

    1275 MacArthur Blvd

    Foods Co.

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.9 miles

    10790 MacArthur Blvd


    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store

    0.9 miles

    555 Bancroft Ave

    Foothill Square Shopping Center

    Retail, Shopping Mall

    1.0 mile

    10700 MacArthur Blvd

    NKN Foodmart & Liquor

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store, Liquor Store

    1.0 mile

    1786 Bancroft Ave

    Oaks Market

    Retail, Food and Beverage Retail, Grocery Store, Liquor Store

    1.0 mile

    10501 Foothill Blvd

Sheffield Apartments and Rentals

96 Rental properties in Sheffield, Oakland, CA.

  • Woodchase property



    Studio–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    476–851 Sqft

    Contact for Availability

  • Bella Vista on Bancroft property


    Bella Vista on Bancroft

    1–4 Beds • 1–3 Baths

    663–1790 Sqft

    6 Units Available

  • Oakland Station Senior Apartments 62+ Income Restrictions May Apply property


    Oakland Station Senior Apartments 62+ Income Restrictions May Apply

    1–2 Beds • 1 Bath

    550–770 Sqft

    Upcoming Availability

  • San Leandro Racquet Club property


    San Leandro Racquet Club

    Studio–2 Beds • 1–2 Baths

    525–1075 Sqft

    10+ Units Available

  • 1340 San Jose Street property


    1340 San Jose Street

    2 Beds • 2 Baths

    1200 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

  • 1906 107th Ave property


    1906 107th Ave

    2 Beds • 1 Bath

    1166 Sqft

    1 Unit Available

Cost of Living

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Sheffield Demographics

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Sheffield Reviews

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  • Mostly Older Buildings


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  • Near Highways


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  • Busy Streets


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  • Noise Late At Night


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  • Area Has Litter


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  • Near Grocery Stores


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Sheffield Transportation

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Somewhat Walkable

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The Walk Score© measures walkability on a scale of 0-100 based on walking routes to destinations such as dining and drinking, groceries, and shopping.

Somewhat Bikeable

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Sheffield Schools

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