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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.

Frequently asked questions

Will a couch fit in a 5x10 storage unit in Oakland, CA?

Yes, nearly all three and four seat couches should be able to fit into a 5x10 storage unit. Most storage units either have 8-10 foot wide roll-up doors (similar to how a garage door opens) or doors similar in size to a standard room door. This means you should be able to fit a couch through the storage unit doors.

Where can I find 24-hour access self storage in Oakland, CA?

Finding self-storage with 24-hour access in Oakland is easy, just apply the '24 hour access' amenity filter to narrow down search results to facilities with this option.

How big are commercial storage units in Oakland, CA?

Commerical storage units in Oakland, CA range vastly in size and it typically depends on your specific storage needs. Some storage units used for commercial purposes could be as small as a 10x10 storage unit, for storing things like extra retail inventory, and up to large warehouse sized buildings. The latter are less common so look out for storage facilities that specifically advertise this type of storage option.

Do storage units in Oakland, CA use pest control?

Yes, storage facilities in Oakland, CA do perform regular maintenance checks for pest problems and take preventative measures to protect against infestations.

What is the largest storage unit to rent in Oakland, CA?

You can find large storage units in Oakland, CA measuring 10x30, which offer 300 square feet of storage space. Most storage renters use these large units to store the contents of a three to four-bedroom house.
How much do storage units cost in Oakland, California?

The biggest factor when it comes to the cost of storage units in Oakland, California is 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, California 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, California. Compare the available facilities on SpareFoot and filter by preferred storage amenities and features.

Find online move-in rates and specials like first month half off and first month FREE at select Oakland 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$56.22$48.89
5 x 10$95.29$77.51
10 x 10$161.35$122.30
10 x 15$228.78$191.03
10 x 20$306.53$216.53

The overall average price of a self-storage unit booked in Oakland, California over the past 180 days is $131.53.

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

Oakland Self-Storage: At A Glance

How does seasonality affect Oakland self-storage prices?

Storage prices in Oakland tend to be somewhat volatile when compared to other cities. Prices can vary by about $61.58 monthly depending on the time of year. Oakland self-storage prices are highest inAugust, and lowest in December.

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