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Living in Hoover-Foster Oakland

Hoover-Foster is the 17th most walkable neighborhood in Oakland with 4,296 residents.

Hoover-Foster has excellent public transportation and is a biker’s paradise.

Nearby neighborhoods: Pill Hill, McClymonds, Koreatown-Northgate, Longfellow, Mosswood, Ralph Bunche and Clawson.

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Walk Score of Hoover-Foster, Oakland, CA

Hoover-Foster is Very Walkable

Most errands can be accomplished on foot.

Photo of Durant Mini Park in Hoover-Foster, Oakland

Durant Mini Park

Photo of Durant Mini Park in Hoover-Foster, Oakland

Durant Mini Park

Most errands can be accomplished on foot in Hoover-Foster Oakland.

Hoover-Foster is the 17th most walkable neighborhood in Oakland with a Walk Score of 86.

Find apartments in Oakland's most walkable neighborhoods: Downtown, Koreatown-Northgate and Temescal.

Hoover-Foster Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Hoover-Foster to other Oakland neighborhoods.

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Population

15 Bushrod 88 63 98 6,236
16 Lakeshore 87 48 61 3,641
17 Hoover-Foster 86 71 93 4,296
18 Laurel 86 50 58 1,544
19 Oak Tree 86 67 69 3,207

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 72 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Hoover-Foster.

People in Hoover-Foster can walk to an average of 2 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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thumbnail for Bike path in front of iconic West Oakland housesIn this iconic place, home to many bike trails bikers enjoy an easy flat ride down West St. in Oakland

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on Bike path in front of iconic West Oakland houses

Transit Score of Hoover-Foster, Oakland, CA

Hoover-Foster has Excellent Transit

Transit is convenient for most trips. Find Hoover-Foster Oakland apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Hoover-Foster has excellent public transportation and about 5 bus lines passing through it.

Transit Time

The map above shows how far you can travel in 30 minutes from Hoover-Foster on public transit.

Bike Score of Hoover-Foster, Oakland, CA

Hoover-Foster is a Biker’s Paradise

Daily errands can be accomplished on a bike.

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Crime in Hoover-Foster

= Lowest Crime

Hoover-Foster has more personal crime and more property crime per person than the Oakland average.

Hoover-Foster Crime Rate

Compared to all Oakland neighborhoods.

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Photo of Bike path in front of iconic West Oakland houses in Hoover-Foster, Oakland

Bike path in front of iconic West Oakland houses

Photo of House on 688 31st Street, Oakland, CA in Hoover-Foster, Oakland

House on 688 31st Street, Oakland, CA

Photo of Street Murals, MLK Way, Oakland, CA in Hoover-Foster, Oakland

Street Murals, MLK Way, Oakland, CA

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Street Art

Photo of Street Art, 30th and West St., Oakland CA in Hoover-Foster, Oakland

Street Art, 30th and West St., Oakland CA

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West Oakland Homes

thumbnail for Milpita (little corn field) in OaklandOK, so it isn't a neat long row. But this little corn field represents hope to me. Smirk if you wanna.

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on Milpita (little corn field) in Oakland

Photo of Milpita (little corn field) in Oakland in Hoover-Foster, Oakland

Milpita (little corn field) in Oakland

Photo of House on 31st Street in Oakland, CA in Hoover-Foster, Oakland

House on 31st Street in Oakland, CA

Photo of Durant Mini Park in Hoover-Foster, Oakland

Durant Mini Park

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Historic Oakland Laundry Service

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Historic Oakland Linen Service

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Street Art

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