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Page Reviewed / Updated – September 30, 2022
Oakland is California’s 8th-largest city and a close neighbor of its 4th-largest, San Francisco. As such, Oakland is considered part of San Francisco for price data in the Genworth Financial 2021 Cost of Care Survey. Genworth’s data shows that the average monthly cost of assisted living care in this region is $6,319, which is significantly higher than the California and U.S. averages. The Bay Area’s famously high housing prices dramatically affect the cost of living calculations in Oakland; the overall cost of living is 75% over the national average, but the cost of housing is 216% over the national average. The local price of health care is much lower, just 3.5% over the national average.
In addition to providing a list of the best assisted living facilities in Oakland, CA, this guide provides an overview of the cost of assisted living in Oakland, as well as average costs for other types of care. Additionally, find a list of free and low-cost services that provide seniors with a variety of assistance in their communities.
The Cost of Assisted Living in Oakland, CA
Oakland’s average monthly price for assisted living, $6,319, is higher than the California average of $5,250 and the U.S. average of $4,500. Santa Rosa reports a higher average price at $7,048. Seniors in the state capital of Sacramento pay $5,225 a month, while those in California’s biggest city, Los Angeles, pay the state average of $5,250. The least expensive city for assisted living care is Visalia at $3,450 a month.
- Oakland: $6,319
- California: $5,250
- United States: $4,500
- Los Angeles: $5,250
- Sacramento: $5,225
- Santa Rosa: $7,048
- Visalia: $3,450
The Cost of Other Types of Senior Care in Oakland, CA
There’s a nearly $10,000 range for senior care in this area. Seniors in adult day health care programs pay an average monthly price of $1,950 for their care, while those in semiprivate rooms in nursing home facilities pay an average of $11,556 a month. Aging in place in a private residence is less expensive than a nursing home, but more expensive than assisted living care; in-home care averages $6,864 a month and home health care averages $7,150.
- In-Home Care: $6,864
- Home Health Care: $7,150
- Adult Day Health Care: $1,950
- Assisted Living: $6,319
- Nursing Home Facility (semiprivate room): $11,556
- Nursing Home Facility (private room): $14,068
Note: Data for Oakland was unavailable, so data for the nearest city, San Francisco, was used instead.