Oakland, California
City in California
City of Oakland
Oakland skyline, with the old eastern span of the San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge in background
Oakland skyline, with the old eastern span of the San Francisco–Oakland Bay Bridge in background
Flag of Oakland, California
Flag
Official seal of Oakland, California
Seal
Coat of arms of Oakland, California
Coat of arms
Official logo of Oakland, California
Wordmark
Nickname(s): "Oaktown",[1] "The Town"
Motto(s): "Love life"[2]
Location in Alameda County and the U.S. state of California
Location in Alameda County and the U.S. state of California
Oakland, California is located in the US
Oakland, California
Oakland, California
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 37°48′16″N 122°16′15″W
Country  United States
State  California
County  Alameda
Region San Francisco Bay Area
Incorporated May 4, 1852[3][4]
Named for The large oak forest that originally covered the area.[5]
Government
 • Type Strong mayor[6]
 • Mayor Libby Schaaf (D)[7]
 • State senator Nancy Skinner (D)[8]
 • Assemblymembers Tony Thurmond (D) and
Rob Bonta (D)[9]
 • U. S. rep. Barbara Lee (D)[10]
Area[11]
 • Total 77.86 sq mi (201.66 km2)
 • Land 55.89 sq mi (144.76 km2)
 • Water 21.97 sq mi (56.90 km2)  28.48%
Elevation[12] 43 ft (13 m)
Population (2010)[13]
 • Total 390,724
 • Estimate (2016)[14] 412,040
 • Rank 1st in Alameda County
8th in California
45th in the United States
 • Density 7,514.45/sq mi (2,901.34/km2)
Demonym(s) Oaklander
Time zone Pacific (UTC−8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC−7)
ZIP codes 94601–94615, 94617–94624, 94649, 94659–94662, 94666[15]
Area code 510
FIPS code 06-53000
GNIS feature IDs 2775662411292
Website www.oaklandca.gov