Why West Oakland?
Welcome to West Oakland. Explore its distinctive neighborhoods and architecture, meet our growing business community and enjoy the community’s rich artistic activities. West Oakland, population 25,000, is home to more than 1,700 businesses, ranging from home offices to manufacturers with over 100 employees. Neighboring the Port of Oakland, West Oakland is home to many international businesses, as well as local ones and has historical roots as a turn-of-the century manufacturing, logistics and transportation center.