These Are The 10 Richest Neighborhoods In Oakland


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 4.02x 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:

  1. Piedmont
  2. Crocker Highland
  3. Upper Rockridge
  4. Claremont
  5. Joaquin Miller Park
  6. Glen Highlands
  7. Piedmont Pines
  8. Panoramic Hill
  9. Merriwood
  10. Trestle Glen

Summing up the median income of those 10 neighborhoods adds up to $1,636,768. And that my friend, is more 0s than most of us will see in our bank acount for a long, long time — if we ever get that lucky.

Continue on to find wher your neighborhood ranks amongst the richest in Oakland.
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How We Determined The Most Well To Do Neighborhoods In Oakland

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 criteria:

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

Rank Neighborhood Median Household Income
1 Piedmont $201,053
2 Crocker Highland $192,174
3 Upper Rockridge $179,773
4 Claremont $171,236
5 Joaquin Miller Park $163,000
6 Glen Highlands $148,734
7 Piedmont Pines $148,297
8 Panoramic Hill $144,732
9 Merriwood $144,640
10 Trestle Glen $143,129
11 Woodminster $141,002
12 Hiller Highlands $140,535
13 Forestland $136,552
14 Shepherd Canyon $134,820
15 Montclair $129,539
16 Crestmont $122,941
17 Sheffield Village $113,438
18 Redwood Heights $113,117
19 Montclair Business $109,766
20 Lakeshore $104,942
21 Oakmore $103,595
22 Skyline-Hillcrest Estates $103,469
23 Sequoyah $103,153
24 Caballo Hills $102,042
25 Mountain View Cemetery $101,607
26 Leona Heights $99,187
27 Rockridge $97,070
28 Chabot Park $96,760
29 Golf Links $93,584
30 Glenview $91,408
31 Lincoln Highlands $91,003
32 Fairview Park $89,834
33 South Prescott $83,542
34 Upper Dimond $77,602
35 Old City-Produce And Waterfront $74,232
36 Maxwell Park $73,976
37 Upper Laurel $66,592
38 Eastmont Hills $64,204
39 Cleveland Heights $62,565
40 Adams Point $62,151
41 Gaskill $61,602
42 South Kennedy Tract $61,276
43 Piedmont Avenue $61,260
44 Produce And Waterfront $61,105
45 Grand Lake $60,985
46 Millsmont $60,516
47 Fruitvale Station $60,494
48 Durant Manor $58,569
49 Temescal $58,148
50 Lake Merritt $57,045
51 Golden Gate $56,502
52 Dimond $55,132
53 North Kennedy Tract $55,068
54 Shafter $54,693
55 Paradise Park $53,044
56 School $51,519
57 Mosswood $51,192
58 Acorn-Acorn Industrial $50,828
59 Sausal Creek $50,303
60 Lynn-Highland Park $50,076
61 Jefferson $49,815
62 Bushrod $48,955
63 Melrose $48,294
64 Upper Peralta Creek-Bartlett $47,881
65 Oakland Ave-Harrison St $47,436
66 Tuxedo $45,776
67 Coliseum Industrial $45,577
68 Peralta-Laney $45,164
69 Frick $44,801
70 Brookfield Village $44,379
71 Bella Vista $43,942
72 Reservoir Hill-Meadow Brook $43,578
73 Las Palmas $43,212
74 Elmhurst Park $42,769
75 Arrowhead Marsh $42,743
76 Highland Terrace $41,943
77 Longfellow $41,927
78 Lockwood Tevis $41,923
79 Clawson $41,583
80 Sobrante Park $41,573
81 Highland $41,512
82 Prescott $41,153
83 South Stonehurst $41,118
84 Iveywood $40,953
85 Fairfax $40,919
86 Fremont $40,887
87 Webster $40,861
88 Rancho San Antonio $40,673
89 Hegenberger $40,311
90 Harrington $40,245
91 Santa Fe $39,831
92 Patten $39,634
93 North Stonehurst $39,341
94 Allendale $39,309
95 Hawthorne $39,089
96 Saint Elizabeth $38,904
97 Ivy Hill $38,468
98 Civic Center $38,392
99 Castlemont $38,227
100 Woodland $37,900

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