These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Oakland, CA For 2018


We used science and data to determine which Oakland neighborhoods have the richest people.

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Richest Neighborhoods In Oakland

Welcome to the land of the 1%. Where you’ll find lawyers, and doctors, and business executives. And while they probably aren’t made of ticky tacky, they are definitely made of money.

These are the wealthiest neighborhoods that Oakland has to offer. Where houses go for over 5.0x the national median and household incomes are 3.89x the national median.

But where exactly in Oakland do the richest of the rich people live? That would be Piedmont where the median income is a cool $130,959.

Here’s a look at the top 10 richest neighborhoods in Oakland out of 131 for 2018:

  1. Piedmont (Homes)
  2. Crocker Highland (Homes)
  3. Panoramic Hill (Homes)
  4. Upper Rockridge (Homes)
  5. Joaquin Miller Park (Homes)
  6. Trestle Glen (Homes)
  7. Claremont (Homes)
  8. Piedmont Pines (Homes)
  9. Shepherd Canyon (Homes)
  10. Hiller Highlands (Homes)

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $1,675,648. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank account for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find where your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Oakland.

For more Oakland reading, check out the best neighborhoods in Oakland and the worst neighborhoods in Oakland.

Or, for living around Oakland, out the best Oakland suburbs and the worst Oakland suburbs.

How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In Oakland For 2018

Every city has it’s best neighborhoods — where everyone wants to live — and the worst neighborhoods — where no one wants to live.

And then you have the wealthiest neighborhoods, where no one can afford to live.

And by no one, we really mean you because there’s always someone richer than you.

How do you quantify richer than you? We looked at one simple criterion:

Which neighborhoods have the highest median income?

We ranked every neighborhood in Oakland by median income from highest to lowest. The neighborhood with the highest median income, Piedmont, was named the richest neighborhood in Oakland.

The poorest neighborhood? That would be Mills College.

Now a look at how all the neighborhoods in Oakland ranked.

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Detailed List Of The Richest Neighborhoods In Oakland For 2018

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Piedmont $213,769
2 Crocker Highland $207,018
3 Panoramic Hill $165,625
4 Upper Rockridge $164,922
5 Joaquin Miller Park $162,582
6 Trestle Glen $162,440
7 Claremont $156,474
8 Piedmont Pines $155,363
9 Shepherd Canyon $143,799
10 Hiller Highlands $143,656
11 Montclair $140,542
12 Woodminster $136,150
13 Merriwood $133,592
14 Glen Highlands $129,396
15 Skyline-Hillcrest Estates $128,737
16 Forestland $126,110
17 Caballo Hills $116,946
18 Rockridge $115,401
19 Montclair Business $114,063
20 Redwood Heights $111,567
21 Crestmont $105,893
22 Chabot Park $104,212
23 Lakeshore $102,787
24 Sequoyah $97,755
25 Fairview Park $96,840
26 Oakmore $94,386
27 Sheffield Village $93,971
28 Leona Heights $93,365
29 Glenview $93,356
30 Lincoln Highlands $91,825
31 Mountain View Cemetery $91,806
32 Golf Links $86,421
33 Maxwell Park $82,532
34 Eastmont Hills $73,226
35 Upper Dimond $71,049
36 Old City-Produce And Waterfront $70,496
37 Gaskill $68,852
38 Temescal $68,553
39 Upper Laurel $68,038
40 Piedmont Avenue $67,742
41 Golden Gate $67,312
42 Melrose $66,118
43 Durant Manor $64,491
44 Adams Point $64,374
45 Lake Merritt $63,326
46 Paradise Park $62,499
47 Cleveland Heights $61,784
48 Produce And Waterfront $61,252
49 South Kennedy Tract $61,139
50 Millsmont $60,010
51 Coliseum Industrial $58,714
52 South Prescott $58,182
53 Lockwood Tevis $57,244
54 Grand Lake $57,208
55 Shafter $57,004
56 Mosswood $56,882
57 Dimond $55,373
58 Fruitvale Station $54,704
59 Allendale $54,145
60 Upper Peralta Creek-Bartlett $52,899
61 Bartlett $51,851
62 Bella Vista $51,487
63 School $51,378
64 Bushrod $51,377
65 Jefferson $51,262
66 Columbia Gardens $50,078
67 Oakland Airport $50,078
68 Sobrante Park $49,184
69 Sausal Creek $49,078
70 Acorn-Acorn Industrial $48,639
71 Arrowhead Marsh $46,724
72 Peralta-Hacienda $46,671
73 Clawson $46,062
74 Tuxedo $45,404
75 Iveywood $45,384
76 Las Palmas $45,375
77 Lynn-Highland Park $44,797
78 South Stonehurst $44,729
79 Peralta-Laney $44,251
80 Oakland Ave-Harrison St $43,962
81 Highland Terrace $43,383
82 Patten $43,247
83 Brookfield Village $42,882
84 Fairfax $42,820
85 Fremont $42,416
86 Frick $42,391
87 Reservoir Hill-Meadow Brook $41,916
88 Castlemont $40,251
89 Harrington $39,570
90 Northgate $39,078
91 Elmhurst Park $38,963
92 Lakewide $38,871
93 Santa Fe $38,735
94 Foothill Square $38,510
95 Longfellow $38,475
96 Bancroft Business-Havenscourt $37,972
97 Pill Hill $37,962
98 Hegenberger $37,894
99 Prescott $37,592
100 Ivy Hill $37,436

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