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Living in Merritt Oakland

Merritt is the 10th 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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92 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

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Lake Merritt East 18th Street Overlook

Daily errands do not require a car in Merritt Oakland.

Merritt is the 10th most walkable neighborhood in Oakland with a Walk Score of 92.

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

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Merritt Neighborhood Ranking

Compare Merritt to other Oakland neighborhoods.

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Population

8 Piedmont Avenue 93 57 67 8,635
9 Fairview Park 92 64 96 3,927
10 Merritt 92 74 94 2,723
11 Shafter 92 63 84 3,433
12 Mosswood 92 73 96 2,301

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Eating & Drinking

There are about 35 restaurants, bars and coffee shops in Merritt.

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

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74 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.

94 Bike Score of Merritt, Oakland, CA

Merritt is a Biker’s Paradise

Daily errands can be accomplished on a bike.

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Lakeside Park

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Lake Merritt Apartments

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Athol Plaza Park

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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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Merritt Restaurant & Bakery

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