Oakland is the third largest city in the San Francisco Bay Area, the eighth-largest city in California, and the 45th-largest city in the U.S.  

It serves as a trade center for the San Francisco Bay Area. Incorporated in 1852, Oakland is the county seat of Alameda County. It is also the principal city of the Bay Area Region known as the East Bay. The city is situated directly across the bay, six miles east of San Francisco.

Oakland is known for its sustainability practices, including a top ranking for usage of electricity from renewable resources. Oakland is also known for its history of political activism, as well as its professional sports franchises and major corporations, which include health care, dot-com companies and manufacturers of household products.

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  • Distance to UC Davis Campus: 71 miles
  • Distance to UC Davis Health, Sacramento Campus: 88 miles

Employees in Oakland

(based on 2015 payroll records of full-time employees)

Employees Number Who Live in Oakland
UC Davis Campus 39
UC Davis Health, Sacramento Campus 11