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Extra Space Storage - 1531 - Oakland - 1090 29th Ave - 1090 29th Avenue
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Moving to Oakland

Oakland is the county seat of Alameda, California, a major port on the West Coast, and the largest city in the eastern region of the San Francisco Bay Area. Its residents love it for the great climate, diversity, beautiful bayside location, and the mix of the urban and suburban feel, but there is more to Oakland than meets the eye.

If you are considering relocating here to advance your career, expand your small business, or simply have a change of air, there are a few things to go over first.

Things To Do in Oakland for All Ages

Are you interested in a vibrant nightlife with cocktails and live music? Do you prefer to spend your time doing sports and engaging in outdoor activities? Or are you looking for family-friendly attractions and events? Oakland has all this and more.

Drinks and Nightlife

  • Oakland Arena hosts large concerts almost every weekend.
  • Cafe Van Kleef is a dive bar known for its Greyhound cocktails and nice live music.
  • Oakland Ale Trail includes 13 breweries, 13 craft beer destinations, and two cideries.
  • Oakland Urban Wine Trail introduces you to four wineries and 15 wine bars. You can also experience a wine tour or paint-and-sip parties by Wine & Design.

Family Fun

  • Oakland Zoo has over 850 animals, fun rides, picnic sites, family events, and a petting yard where children can learn through play.
  • Children's Fairyland is a whimsical park on the shore of Lake Merritt. Its 10 acres of gardens host about 60 storybook sets that help bring childhood stories to life. It also has fun rides, carousels, friendly animals, and a healthy cafe.
  • The Junior Center of Art and Science organizes hands-on workshops, while the Museum of Children's Art (MOCHA) also holds art parties, field trips with art lessons, and monthly open studio experiences.

Sports and Outdoors

  • Practice your golf swings at Montclair Golf, Metropolitan Golf Links in the Airport District, or Lake Chabot Golf Course in Oakland Hills.
  • Rent kayaks, canoes, row boats, or pedal boats and explore Lake Merritt without a certification.
  • You can hike through Redwood Regional Park, Joaquin Miller Park, Huckleberry Botanic Regional Preserve, Leona Canyon, or Dimond Canyon.
  • If you have a lot of sports equipment, it is best that you rent a dedicated storage space. Oakland storage units are available in many sizes and with various storage options. Before booking it online, make sure to also check office and access hours.

Where in Oakland Should You Live?

Do you prefer dense urban areas with apartment buildings and quick access to most amenities or are you willing to accept a longer commute in exchange for a quieter area with more single-family homes? Either way, North Oakland has some great residential neighborhoods for you to try.


Great public schools make this quaint and expensive neighborhood one of the top choices for Oakland families. It is served by BART and has access to multiple supermarkets, indie shops, and restaurants.


This very diverse neighborhood is also served by BART and is increasingly popular among young professionals and millennials. It has an eclectic art scene, lots of small businesses, hip restaurants, and chic coffee shops.

Piedmont Avenue

If you want to be close to the business center but still be able to chill away from all the hustle and bustle, Piedmont Avenue has a bit of everything for you, including plenty of green spaces and top restaurants.

Pro tip: If you prefer the atmosphere of a smaller city, you can also try San Leandro, just southeast of Oakland.

How much do storage units cost in Oakland?

The biggest factor when it comes to the cost of storage units inOaklandis unit size. Larger storage units. like 10x10 and bigger, will generally cost more than smaller storage units, which range from 5x5 to 5x10 in size. Other factors that can increase self-storage prices include the storage unit amenities and special features. Self-storage facilities in Oakland that offer additional amenities like indoor climate control, 24-hour storage access, extra security features, and added conveniences like first floor storage options and elevators tend to be more expensive than storage facilities that offer basic services.

No matter what your storage needs are, you can easily find a cheap storage unit in Oakland. Compare the available facilities on SpareFoot and filter by preferred storage amenities and features.

Average Monthly Price of Self Storage in Oakland

Based on 287 storage units in Oakland over the past 180 days.


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Average prices last updated on 07-01-2024.
Average price of storage units by size

Find online move-in rates and specials like first month half off and first month FREE at select Oakland, California storage facilities. Below are the average monthly storage unit prices in Oakland, California for the most common storage unit sizes.

Unit SizeAverage PriceLowest Price
5 x 5$59.73$24.00
5 x 10$83.47$29.99
10 x 10$137.10$49.99
10 x 15$198.23$143.00
10 x 20$260.23$107.00

The overall average price of a self-storage unit booked in Oakland, California over the past 180 days is $95.46.

Data for the cheapest self-storage unit is updated every 15 minutes.

Frequently asked questions

Do all storage units come with electrical outlets?

No, not every storage unit includes an electrical outlet. This is a feature often found in specific types of units, such as climate controlled ones or those intended for business inventory storage.

How long before the storage unit I rented gets auctioned due to non-payment?

We strongly recommend checking your storage facility's rental policy agreement to determine how long you can go without paying your bill before the unit is considered abandoned.

What are the benefits of a 5 x 5 self storage unit?

These units are costeffective, as they are smaller in size but still provide enough room for numerous items. Therefore, they are excellent for those needing to store items on a budget.

Where can I find affordable small storage units near me?

You can explore affordable small storage units in your area by entering your zip code in the search bar above. Please note that in Oakland, the average price for a storage unit stands at $95.46.

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