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Alameda

Alameda, also known as "The Island" has held its reputation as one of California's most desirable places to live and a safe haven with so much to provide its residents. This island in the Bay, gives residents a small-town feel with many fun activities nearby.

Overview for Alameda, CA

78,320 people live in Alameda, where the median age is 40.6 and the average individual income is $61,380. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

78,320

Total Population

40.6 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$61,380

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Alameda, CA

Alameda has 30,500 households, with an average household size of 2.53. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Alameda do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 78,320 people call Alameda home. The population density is 7,495.69 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

78,320

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

40.6

Median Age

48.55 / 51.45%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
30,500

Total Households

2.53

Average Household Size

$61,380

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Alameda, CA

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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Alameda. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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School rating

Neighborhood Gallery

Alameda
Alameda

Around Alameda, CA

There's plenty to do around Alameda, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

12
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
36
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Soul Blends Coffee Roasters, The Yoni Day Spa , and Zumba with Helen Vaughn.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining 4.21 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.32 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.89 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.38 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3 miles 18 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.21 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars

Live

Alameda, also known as "The Island" has held its reputation as one of California's most desirable places to live and a safe haven with so much to provide its residents. This island in the Bay, gives residents a small-town feel with many fun activities nearby. With its quick access to Oakland and San Francisco, residents can enjoy "small town living" without sacrificing the perks of bigger cities. 

Work 

Commute
Many residents commute from Alameda to San Francisco (14 miles to the west across the San Francisco – Oakland Bay Bridge). Some also work in the city of Oakland a couple of miles to the north. Alameda offers access to quality bus and ferry services to Oakland/San Francisco, sidewalks on almost all streets, and bikeways across town near the water

Schools K-5

Amelia Earhart Elementary School (Public) - Rated 9/10 via GreatSchools.org 

Schools K-8

Bay Farm (Public) - Rated 9/10 via GreatSchools.org 

Schools K-12

Applied Scholastics Academy, East Bay (Private) - Parent Rating 5/5 via GreatSchools.org 

Schools 9-12

Alameda High School (Public) - Rated 9/10 via GreatSchools.org 

Play

Surrounded by water, it makes sense that many enjoy visiting Robert W. Crown Memorial State Beach for swimming and water sports. Visitors can also take in a picnic in the California sunshine or go for a bike ride along the beach's riding trail. Museum lovers can head to USS Hornet, a Sea, Air, and Space Museum that was once a WWII aircraft carrier and part of the Apollo 11 recovery mission. "The Island" has become popular among foodies with spots like East Ocean Seafood Restaurant, featuring Chinese food and dim sum as well as Cafe Jolie, a cozy diner with delicious comfort food for lunch and dinner.  

Sources: 

https://bekinsmovingservices.com/blog/living-in-moving-to-alameda-ca/

https://www.greatschools.org/california/alameda


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