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Living in Merritt Oakland

Merritt is the 11th most walkable neighborhood in Oakland with 2,723 residents.

Merritt has excellent public transportation and is a biker’s paradise.

Nearby neighborhoods: East Peralta, Adams Point, Clinton, Cleveland Heights, Ivy Hill, Downtown and Bella Vista.

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Walk Score of Merritt, Oakland, CA

Merritt is a Walker’s Paradise

Daily errands do not require a car.

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Lake Merritt Apartments

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Athol Plaza

Daily errands do not require a car in Merritt Oakland.

Merritt is the 11th most walkable neighborhood in Oakland with a Walk Score of 90.

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

Merritt Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Merritt to other Oakland neighborhoods.

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Population

9 Hawthorne 91 70 68 3,140
10 Shafter 91 64 90 3,433
11 Merritt 90 72 90 2,723
12 Fairview Park 89 64 97 3,927
13 Produce and Waterfront 89 79 84 2,561

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 48 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Merritt.

People in Merritt can walk to an average of 10 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in 5 minutes.

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Transit Score of Merritt, Oakland, CA

Merritt has Excellent Transit

Transit is convenient for most trips. Find Merritt Oakland apartments for rent near public transit.

Public Transit Routes

Merritt 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 Merritt on public transit.

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Merritt has about 3 car shares from City CarShare, Zipcar and Getaround.

Bike Score of Merritt, Oakland, CA

Merritt is a Biker’s Paradise

Daily errands can be accomplished on a bike.

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Crime in Merritt

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Merritt has less personal crime and less property crime per person than the Oakland average.

Merritt Crime Rate

Compared to all Oakland neighborhoods.

How do you feel walking in Merritt Oakland?

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Merritt Restaurant & Bakery

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Lake Merritt East 18th Street Overlook

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Athol Plaza Tennis Courts

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Merritt Cleaners

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