By the Numbers

Oakland Central is a place where exceptional people, organizations and ideas come together. You might be surprised by all that’s happening right here. Click the facts below to learn more about what makes this town a place worth talking about.

#1 most diverse city in America – U.S. Census Source
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260 Sunny days per year – Oakland Chamber of Commerce
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Number 3 of the 14 Best Startup Cities in America “We exemplify community compassion: bring everyone along, bring the village along,” says Margot Prado, the city’s senior economic development specialist.
No. 8 of the Top Ten U.S. Travel Destinations for 2015 -- Lonely Planet
2nd highest number of women in tech among the country’s 17 tech centers. - RJ Metrics
3 professional sports teams
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40+ local galleries, artists, and mixed-use art spaces -- American Planning Association
Expected to add 85,260 new jobs from 2010 to 2040, representing 45% growth – SPUR