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Renting in Oakland: What's the cheapest apartment available right now?

According to rental site Zumper, median rents for a one-bedroom in Oakland are hovering around $2,045. But how does the low-end pricing on an Oakland rental look these days — and what might you get for the price?

We took a look at local listings for studios and one-bedroom apartments from Zumper and Apartment Guide to find out what budget-minded apartment seekers can expect to find.

Read on for the cheapest listings available right now. (Note: Prices and availability are subject to change.)

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9635 Plymouth St.

Photo: Zumper

Listed at $1,500/month, this one-bedroom, one-bathroom living space, located at 9635 Plymouth St. in Cox, is 26.7 percent less than the median rent for a one bedroom in Oakland, which is currently estimated at around $2,045/month.

When it comes to building amenities, expect assigned parking. Pet owners, inquire elsewhere: This spot doesn't allow cats or dogs. There's no leasing fee required for this rental.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the area around this address is friendly for those on foot, has some bike infrastructure and has good transit options.

(See the complete listing here.)

3301 Telegraph Ave.

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Here's a studio apartment at 3301 Telegraph Ave. in Pill Hill, which is going for $1,595/month.

The building features additional storage space. The listing also promises carpeted floors in the residence. Neither cats nor dogs are allowed. Future tenants needn't worry about a leasing fee.

Walk Score indicates that this location is a "walker's paradise," is easy to get around on a bicycle and has excellent transit.

(See the full listing here.)

6497 Heather Ridge Way

Photo: Zumper
Photo: Zumper

Next up is this 450-square-foot one-bedroom, one-bathroom address, located at 6497 Heather Ridge Way and listed for $1,675/month.

The building features on-site laundry. Also, expect a fireplace, central heating and granite countertops in the residence. Neither cats nor dogs are permitted. Future tenants needn't worry about a leasing fee.

According to Walk Score, the area around this address isn't very walkable, is somewhat bikeable and doesn't offer many public transit options.

(Here's the listing.)

3201 Beaumont Ave.

PHOTO: ZUMPER

And here's a one-bedroom, one-bathroom space at 3201 Beaumont Ave. in Lynn/ Highland Park, which is going for $1,695/month.

Amenities offered in the building include on-site laundry. Pet lovers are in luck: Cats and dogs are welcome. The rental doesn't require a leasing fee.

According to Walk Score's assessment, the surrounding area is friendly for those on foot, is relatively bikeable and has good transit options.

(Check out the listing here.)


This story was created automatically using local real estate data from Zumper and Apartment Guide, then reviewed by an editor. Click here for more about what we're doing. Got thoughts? Go here to share your feedback.

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