Livability Score

80
/100
i The AreaVibes Livability Score evaluates 9 different categories and creates an overall score out of 100. The higher the score, the better the area.

amenities A+

There are lots of amenities close to this location.
Coffee (2) A+
The Coffee Mill
Coffee Shop
Lynn & Lu's Cafe
Coffee Shop
Modigliani Cafe
Coffee Shop
CHICA
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Merritt Station Cafe
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
Noah's New York Bagels Lakeshore
Coffee Shop
Peet's Coffee
Coffee Shop
Main Squeeze
Coffee Shop
Snow White Coffee Bar
Coffee Shop
Me & Jungle
Coffee Shop
Peet's Coffee
Coffee Shop
Blue Bottle Coffee
Coffee Shop
Peet's Coffee
Coffee Shop
The Posh Bagel
Coffee Shop
Cafe Chiave
Coffee Shop
Equator Coffees & Teas
Coffee Shop
Starbucks
Coffee Shop
1888 Coffee Company
Coffee Shop
Unknown Name
Coffee Shop
RAWR Coffee Bar at Cat Town
Coffee Shop
Timeless Coffee
Coffee Shop
Peter's Big Pumpkin Espresso
Coffee Shop
Oaklandia
Coffee Shop
Entertainment (0) A+
Studio Grand
Art Gallery
Grand Lake Theatre
Cinema
The Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment
Museum
The Sound Room
Theatre Arts
Piedmont Theatre
Cinema
Rotary Nature Center (Closed for renovation)
Museum
Mary Had a Little Lamb
Attraction
Hey, Diddle Diddle
Attraction
Rapunzel's Castle
Attraction
Oswald the Bubble Elf
Attraction
Ching Lung the Happy Dragon
Attraction
Little Miss Muffet
Attraction
Storybook Puppet Theater
Theatre Arts
The Three Little Pigs
Attraction
The Emerald City Stage
Theatre Arts
Wishing Well
Attraction
Peter Rabbit's Village
Attraction
The Crooked Man's House
Attraction
Pinocchio's Castle
Attraction
Willie the Whale
Attraction
The Merry Miller Pond
Attraction
The Chapel of Peace
Attraction
Three Billy Goats Gruff
Attraction
Fairy Music Farm
Attraction
Children's Fairyland
Theme Park
Food and Drink (3) A+
Smitty's
Bar
Domino's
Fast Food
Ordinaire Wine Shop
Alcohol
Michael Mischer Chocolates
Sweets
The Alley
Bar
Grand Piedmont Liquors
Alcohol
Aisle5
Bar
Grand Lake Market and Liquor
Alcohol
Gelato Firenze
Sweets
Vegan Mob
Fast Food
Heart and Dagger Saloon
Bar
Yogurt Deluxe
Fast Food
The Cat House
Bar
yogofina
Fast Food
Chipotle
Fast Food
Buckingham Wine & Spirits
Alcohol
Sidebar
Bar
The Lodge
Bar
MyGoodness
Sweets
C.D.P
Bar
Bay Grape
Alcohol
Ahn's Quarter Pound Burger
Fast Food
Room 389
Bar
Grand Express
Alcohol
Vino!
Alcohol
Fitness (0) A+
NAMASTE Yoga & Wellness
Gym
Fitness SF
Gym
Oakland Yoga Studio
Gym
Nest Yoga
Gym
Flex
Gym
Pacific Strength
Gym
Veterans Memorial Building Senior Center
Community Centre
Lakeside Garden Center
Community Centre
God's Gym
Gym
Crossfit Oakland Uptown
Gym
Ride
Gym
Mohari
Gym
X Core
Gym
24 Hour Fitness
Gym
Department of Make Believe
Community Centre
FM Smith Recreation Center
Community Centre
Great Western Power Company
Gym
CorePower Yoga
Gym
Lions Center for the Blind
Community Centre
St. Vincent De Paul Community Center
Community Centre
Ume Yoga
Gym
City Fit
Gym
9round
Gym
The Salvation Army Oakland Chinatown Corps and Community Center
Community Centre
Lincoln Neighborhood Center
Community Centre
Groceries (4) A+
Safeway
Grocery Store
Ladyfingers Bakery
Bakery
Bake Sum
Bakery
Bakesum
Bakery
The Grand Bakery
Bakery
Arizmendi Bakery
Bakery
Lakeshore Natural Foods
Grocery Store
Trader Joe's
Grocery Store
Piedmont Grocery
Grocery Store
Monte Vista Food Center
Grocery Store
Grocery Outlet
Grocery Store
Whole Foods Market
Grocery Store
La Farine
Bakery
Sprouts Farmers Market
Grocery Store
Gregory's Gourmet Desserts
Bakery
Firebrand Artisan Breads
Bakery
Oakland Halal Meat & Produce Marketplace
Butcher
Koreana Plaza
Grocery Store
Mulberries' Market
Grocery Store
Lucky
Grocery Store
Safeway
Grocery Store
Nature's Best Food
Grocery Store
The Fruit Basket
Grocery Store
E & M Food Market
Grocery Store
Delicieuse Princesse Bakery
Bakery
Parks (2) A+
Morcom Amphitheatre of Roses
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Linda Park
Park
Splash Pad Park
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Park
Oak Park
Park
Eastshore Park
Park
Oak Glen Park
Park
Astro Circle
Playground
Unknown Name
Playground
Glen Echo Park
Park
Mandana Plaza
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Unknown Name
Playground
Kiwanis Kiddie Korner
Playground
Lakeshore Park
Park
Unknown Name
Park
Mosswood Park
Park
Alice's Wonder-Go-Round
Playground
Shops (10) A+
Slick and Dapper
Hairdresser
Lisa's Nails
Fashion
Head Designs
Hairdresser
Margene's Bridal
Clothing
Cycle Sports
Bicycle
7-Eleven
Convenience Store
Mobil Mart
Convenience Store
Karen's Salon
Hairdresser
Walden Pond Books
Books
Sole Space
Shoes
Urban Furniture
Furniture
Grand Lake Ace Hardware
Home Improvement
Classic Cuts
Hairdresser
Alyce on Grand
Fashion
Radbird
Fashion
Piedmont Auto Care
Convenience Store
Lee's Discount Florist
Florist
Knimble Clothing
Clothing
Point of View Salon
Hairdresser
Vernon Market
Convenience Store
Face and Body Day Spa
Beauty
Grand Lake Sew & Vac
Electronics
Beauty Supplies
Beauty
General Computer Systems
Electronics
T-Shirt Print and Embriodery
Clothing
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commute A+

Of all people who commute, 20.8% take public transportation in Grand Lake.
Public Transit Stops (18)
Stops & Stations
A+
Santa Clara Avenue & Elwood Avenue
Bus Stop
Santa Clara Avenue & Vernon Street
Bus Stop
MacArthur Boulevard & Adams Street
Bus Stop
Santa Clara Avenue & Crescent Street
Bus Stop
MacArthur Boulevard & Vernon Street
Bus Stop
Grand Avenue & Weldon Avenue
Bus Stop
Santa Clara Avenue & Valle Vista Avenue
Bus Stop
Grand Avenue & Weldon Avenue
Bus Stop
Santa Clara Avenue & Oakland Avenue
Bus Stop
Oakland Avenue & Moss Avenue
Bus Stop
Oakland Avenue & MacArthur Boulevard
Bus Stop
Oakland Avenue & Bayo Vista Avenue
Bus Stop
345 MacArthur Boulevard
Bus Stop
Grand Avenue & Mandana Boulevard
Bus Stop
Grand Avenue & Elwood Avenue
Bus Stop
Grand Avenue & Jean Street
Bus Stop
Bayo Vista Avenue & Harrison Street
Bus Stop
Oakland Avenue & Monte Vista Avenue
Bus Stop
Santa Clara Avenue & Harrison Street
Bus Stop
Grand Avenue & Wildwood Avenue
Bus Stop
Oakland Avenue & Monte Vista Avenue
Bus Stop
Harrison Street & West MacArthur Boulevard
Bus Stop
Harrison Street & Moss Avenue
Bus Stop
Oakland Avenue & Pearl Street
Bus Stop
Harrison Street & Pearl Street
Bus Stop
Workers Taking Public Transit
20.8%
A
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cost of living F

The cost of living in Grand Lake is 173/100 - which is 24% higher than California.
Cost of Living
Goods & Services, Housing, etc.
F
Tax Rates
Income & Sales Tax
F
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crime D-

Grand Lake crime rates are 3,113 per 100k, which is 10% higher than California
Property Crime
2,646 crimes per 100k
F
Violent Crime
467 crimes per 100k
D-
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employment A+

The median income in Grand Lake is $103,276 - which is 62% higher than California.
Med. Household Income
$103,276
A+
Unemployment Rate
4.0%
D+
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health A+

There are many hospitals, police and fire stations.
Health & Safety (4)
Dentist, Doctor, Hospital, etc.
A+
Oakland Fire Station 10
Fire Station
Safeway
Pharmacy
Total Health Dental Care
Dentist
One Medical
Clinic
Oakland Optometry
Doctor
Eye Care for You
Doctor
Lakeshore Family Dentistry
Dentist
Walgreens
Pharmacy
Carbon Health
Clinic
Alameda Pediatric Dentistry
Dentist
Oakland Medical Center
Hospital
Fabiola Building
Clinic
CVS Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Webster Orthopedics
Doctor
CVS Pharmacy
Pharmacy
Walgreens
Pharmacy
Eva Whitmore
Doctor
Wellspring
Pharmacy
Total Health Dental Care
Dentist
Oakland Healthcare & Wellness Center
Nursing Home
3701 Broadway
Clinic
Timothy D. Lee
Dentist
Oakland Eco Dental
Dentist
Nichols Health Mart
Pharmacy
Unknown Name
Dentist
Air Quality
Median Air Quality
A-
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housing A-

Grand Lake home prices are $632,433 - which is 55% higher than California
Home Price
$632,433
A+
Home Appreciation Rate
55%
A+
Home Affordability
6.1x (home price to income ratio)
F
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schools A+

The Grand Lake graduation rate is 94% - which is 18% higher than California
School Test Scores
N/A
High School Grad. Rates
94%
A+
Elementary Schools (0) B-
Beach Elementary
Westlake Middle
St Pauls Episcopal School
School Of Saint Leo The Great
Wildwood Elementary
Piedmont Avenue Elementary
Cleveland Elementary
Piedmont Preschool
Piedmont Middle
Havens Elementary
Park Day School
Emerson Elementary
Oakland School For The Arts
Crocker Highlands Elementary
Home And Hospital Program
Envision Academy For Arts & Technology
Bella Vista Elementary
Starlite Child Development Center
Oakland School For The Arts
Hoover Elementary
American Indian Public Charter Ii
American Indian Public Charter Ii
American Indian Public Charter
American Indian Public Charter
Edna Brewer Middle
High Schools (0) A+
American Indian Public High
American Indian Public High
Street Academy (Alternative)
Piedmont High
Millennium High Alternative
Oakland Technical High
Oakland High
Oakland School For The Arts
Home And Hospital Program
Oakland International High
Envision Academy For Arts & Technology
Lighthouse Community Charter High
Envision Academy For Arts & Technology
Oakland School For The Arts
Dewey Academy
Oakland Military Institute College Preparatory Academy
Oakland Military Institute College Preparatory Academy
Metwest High
Gateway To College At Laney College
Mcclymonds High
Lambo Academy International
Holy Names High School
Ralph J. Bunche High
Mentoring Academy
Emery Secondary
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Grand Lake Area Facts

  • Grand Lake has a Livability Score of 80/100, which is considered exceptional
  • Grand Lake crime rates are 61% lower than the Oakland average
  • Cost of living in Grand Lake is 4% lower than the Oakland average
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A+ Amenities

Are there many local amenities in Grand Lake? Yes, there are lots of amenities close to this location.

Parks

Morcom Amphitheatre of Roses
Unknown Name
Unknown Name
Linda Park
Splash Pad Park
Unknown Name
Unknown Name
Unknown Name

Entertainment

Studio Grand
Grand Lake Theatre
The Museum of Art and Digital Entertainment
The Sound Room
Piedmont Theatre
Rotary Nature Center (Closed for renovation)
Mary Had a Little Lamb
Hey, Diddle Diddle

Food & Drink

Smitty's
Domino's
Ordinaire Wine Shop
Michael Mischer Chocolates
The Alley
Grand Piedmont Liquors
Aisle5
Grand Lake Market and Liquor

A+ Commute

Is public transit available in Grand Lake? Of all people who commute, 20.8% take public transportation in Grand Lake.
Drive to Work
40%

34% lower than the US average

Take Public Transit
21%

16% higher than the US average

Walk to Work
5%

2% higher than the US average

A+ Health & Safety

Is Grand Lake a healthy and safe place to live? Yes, there are many hospitals, police and fire stations.

Hospitals

Children's Hospital & Research Center Oakland
Highland Hospital
Alta Bates Summit Medical Center - Summit Campus
Oakland Medical Center

Pharmacies

Pharmaca
Walgreens
CVS Pharmacy
CVS Pharmacy
Walgreens
CVS Pharmacy
Rite Aid
Walgreens

Doctors

Dang Vu Bay M.D.
Eva Whitmore
Oakland Vision Center
Bay Vision Eyecare Optometry
First Optical
East Bay Vision Center
Eye Care
International Optometry

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