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Oakland Jobs Overview

53,406
Job Openings
4.4%
Unemployment Rate
$61,300
Median Base Salary
13k
Population

Oakland has the 2146th largest population in the United States. The population grew by 3.2% from 2010 to 2015, which was faster than the national average. Oakland is part of the New York City metro area. Unemployment in the New York City area is 4%, which is lower than the national average, and is getting better. New York City has the largest local economy in the US, and a high cost of living. The average pay for jobs in Oakland is above average at $61,300, and the median cost of a home in Oakland is $450,300, which is above the national average. 49% of workers in Oakland hold a bachelors degree or higher (above average), and 94% of workers have a high school degree (above average). Driving to work is especially common in Oakland. 83% of Oakland workers drive to work alone, 1% take public transit, 7% carpool, and 6% walk. People in Oakland spend an average of 26 minutes commuting to work, which is shorter than the national average of 26 minutes.