Oakland City

Quick Facts

  • Current Prices:$100,000 to $549,975
  • Closed Prices:$60,000 to $490,000
  • Median Sale Price:$235,900
  • Average $ per sq ft:$196
  • Association Fee Ranges:$0/mo,$0,$0
(based on data from the last 12 months)
  • Type:Attached Home (Condo, Townhouse, Loft, etc.), Single Family Home
  • Age:1905 to 2019
  • Sq. Ft.:200 to 12,780Sq. Ft.
  • Bedrooms:2 to 24Bedrooms
  • Bathrooms:0 to 16Bathrooms

Homes for Sale

Homes in this area come in a wide range of prices, styles, and sizes.

Where to Live

Residents here take pride in preserving the community, and several historic homes still exist around this neighborhood. Oakland City’s residential streets consist mostly of bungalows and cottages, and the Reverend James Orange Park sits in the southern corner of this neighborhood, near the Oakland City Transit Station.

What You'll See

This small neighborhood is a quieter one, but you’ll see residents here taking advantage of the Outdoor Activity Center and the Reverend James Orange Park. The Westside Beltline Trail is just north of the neighborhood, attracting walkers, joggers, bikers and group outings to enjoy the art and amenities along the trail.

Price Vibes

Oakland City is known as one of the most economical historic neighborhoods to live in. The neighborhood is experiencing growth and development, and the affordable housing stock and the convenient location of this neighborhood make it an attractive place for some buyers.

Where to Eat

Viva la Vegan is a popular spot to grab a sandwich or wrap in Oakland City, and just up the street is West End, where Ralph David Abernathy Boulevard and Lee Street offer a handful of dining options. Downtown Atlanta is also only a quick train ride away, providing Oakland City residents with a wide range of cafes, eateries and trendy restaurants.

Friday Night Fun

Locals tend to take advantage of nightlife in West End or downtown Atlanta. The nearby Lean Draft House is a local favorite, located just off the Beltline Trail and offering a bike-friendly atmosphere, outdoor patio seating, games, and local craft beers on tap. A variety of bars and restaurants are located along Peters Street, leading from West End into downtown Atlanta, and residents can easily get to and from the city center to take advantage of the many dining, shopping and entertainment options available there.

The Perfect Sunday

Locals reconnect with nature by heading over to Reverend James Orange Park, John White Park, the Watershed Nature Preserve, or the nearby Perkerson Park. Oakland City’s Outdoor Activity Center offers an urban nature preserve with trails, a ropes course and a playground, and the nearby Westside Beltline Trail connects the neighborhood with Mozley Park, Ashview Heights, and Washington Park. The trail provides greenspace, art installations, and an urban path for biking, jogging and walking.

Transportation Options

Oakland City locals can easily access the Oakland City Transit Station, West End Transit Station, and bus stops. The Oakland City Transit Station provides access to the gold and red MARTA train lines and bus routes that connect the neighborhood to downtown Atlanta. The neighborhood is bordered by Lee Street and Metropolitan Parkway, both major roads connecting with downtown, and the Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is only 10 miles south.

Locals Love

Parks • Quiet, small-town atmosphere • Access to public transportation.

Locals Don't Love

Limited retail and dining options.

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