Health and Nutrition of Fremont, CA Residents

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Fifty four percent of Fremont residents report that their diet is generally healthy. People here have milk to drink or on their cereal 20 times per month. This includes chocolate and other flavored milks, as well as hot cocoa made with milk, and does not count small amounts of milk added to coffee or tea. People living here eat an average of four meals (breakfasts, lunches or dinners) per week that were prepared away from home in places such as restaurants, fast food places, food stands, grocery stores or from vending machines. They get one of these meals from a fast-food or pizza place. People here eat two "ready to eat" foods such as salads, soups, chicken, sandwiches and cooked vegetables per month. They also eat three frozen meals or frozen pizzas on average monthly.

Summary

Diet health (%)

  • Fremont 53.9%
  • County 50.8%
  • California 48.8%

Milk product consumption (# of products/month)

  • Fremont 19.6
  • County 19.3
  • California 19.6

Meals not home prepared (#/week)

  • Here 3.7
  • Alameda County 3.7
  • California 3.7

Meals from fast food or pizza place (#/week)

  • Here 1.5
  • County 1.7
  • California 1.8

Ready-to-eat foods (#/month)

  • Fremont 2.0
  • Alameda County 2.1
  • California 2.1

Frozen meals/pizza (#/month)

  • Here 2.8
  • Alameda County 3.1
  • State 3.3

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

The average Fremont resident last visited a dentist two years ago (including all types of dentists, such as, orthodontists, oral surgeons, and all other dental specialists, as well as dental hygienists). Twelve percent of people living here 30 years of age and older, are embarrassed because of their teeth, mouth or dentures. Twenty percent think they might have gum disease (might have swollen gums, receding gums, sore or infected gums or loose teeth). Fremont residents rate the overall health of their teeth and gums on average at 51 percent. People living here aged 30 years and older, aside from brushing their teeth with toothbrush, use dental floss or any other device that clean between teeth on average three days per week. They also use mouthwash or other dental rinse products to treat dental disease or dental problems an average of three days per week. The average person living here (including children) has 25 teeth.

Summary

Average years since last visit a dentist

  • Here 1.6
  • Alameda County 1.8
  • State 1.8

People embarrassed because of mouth (%)

  • Here 11.8%
  • County 13.9%
  • State 15.6%

People with gum disease (%)

  • Fremont 20.0%
  • County 20.2%
  • California 20.6%

General health of teeth and gums (%)

  • Fremont 50.7%
  • Alameda County 48.6%
  • State 47.1%

Average days a week using dental floss/device

  • Here 3.2
  • County 3.0
  • State 2.9

Average days a week using mouthwash for dental problem

  • Fremont 2.8
  • Alameda County 3.0
  • California 3.0

Average number of teeth

  • Fremont 24.9
  • County 24.2
  • State 23.8

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

The average height of Fremont residents 16 years and older is 66 inches. The average weight is 168 pounds. Their average BMI (Body Mass Index) is 27. Twenty nine percent of people living here are obese. Thirty seven percent have ever been obese. Thirty six percent have ever tried to lose weight.

Summary

Average height (inches)

  • Fremont 66.1
  • County 66.2
  • State 66.1

Average weight (pounds)

  • Fremont 167.9
  • Alameda County 173.1
  • State 174.2

Average BMI

  • Fremont 27.1
  • County 27.9
  • California 28.1

People that are obese (%)

  • Here 28.8%
  • Alameda County 32.9%
  • State 34.4%

People that ever were obese (%)

  • Fremont 37.4%
  • Alameda County 42.8%
  • California 45.3%

People trying to lose weight (%)

  • Here 35.9%
  • Alameda County 35.8%
  • State 35.3%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Forty nine percent of Fremont residents have ever used marijuana or hashish. Seventeen percent of people living here have ever used cocaine, crack cocaine, heroin or methamphetamine. Sixteen percent have ever used any form of cocaine, such as powder, 'crack', 'free base', and coca paste. Two percent have ever used heroin. Nine percent have ever used methamphetamines.

Summary

People that ever used marijuana or hashish (%)

  • Here 49.0%
  • Alameda County 56.2%
  • California 60.0%

Ever used hard drugs (%)

  • Fremont 17.2%
  • Alameda County 19.4%
  • California 22.8%

Ever used any form of cocaine (%)

  • Here 15.8%
  • Alameda County 17.9%
  • California 20.9%

Ever used heroin (%)

  • Fremont 1.6%
  • County 2.0%
  • California 2.0%

Ever used methamphetamine (%)

  • Fremont 9.0%
  • Alameda County 10.2%
  • State 13.1%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Eight percent of people living in Fremont have ever been told by a doctor or health professional that they have diabetes. Forty five percent of people had a blood test for high sugar or diabetes within the past three years. Two percent of city residents are currently taking insulin.

Summary

Diabetics (%)

  • Here 8.4%
  • Alameda County 9.2%
  • State 9.3%

Had a blood test for high blood sugar (%)

  • Here 44.7%
  • County 45.8%
  • California 45.8%

People taking insulin (%)

  • Here 2.3%
  • Alameda County 2.8%
  • State 2.6%

Fremont residents 20 years and older on average get up to urinate one time at night (from time they go to bed at night until the time they get up in the morning).

Summary

Avg. # of times urinating at night

  • Here 1.0
  • County 1.0
  • State 1.1

Ten percent of Fremont residents above the age of 40 have problems with their ability to smell, such as not being able to smell things or things not smelling the way they are supposed to. Four percent have been having problems with their ability to taste sweet, sour, salty or bitter foods and drinks. Sixty one percent of people above the age of 40 have ever had wisdom teeth removed. Twenty two percent have ever had their tonsils removed. Thirteen percent have lost consciousness because of a head injury. Fifteen percent have ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull. Thirty two percent have had two or more sinus infections.

Summary

People 40+ having problems with smell (%)

  • Here 9.9%
  • County 10.3%
  • State 11.1%

People 40+ having problems with taste (%)

  • Fremont 3.6%
  • County 4.6%
  • California 4.7%

People 40+ that ever had wisdom teeth removed (%)

  • Here 61.4%
  • Alameda County 62.2%
  • California 64.0%

People 40+ that ever had tonsils teeth removed (%)

  • Fremont 21.5%
  • Alameda County 22.1%
  • State 23.8%

People 40+ that ever had a loss of consciousness because of a head injury (%)

  • Fremont 12.7%
  • Alameda County 12.9%
  • California 14.2%

People 40+ that ever had a broken nose or other serious injury to face or skull (%)

  • Here 15.2%
  • County 16.6%
  • State 18.7%

People 40+ that ever had two or more sinus infections (%)

  • Here 32.1%
  • County 33.1%
  • California 34.5%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Seventy seven percent of people living in Fremont are covered by health insurance or some other kind of health care plan.

Summary

People covered by health insurance (%)

  • Fremont 76.8%
  • Alameda County 74.9%
  • California 72.4%

Sixteen percent of people living in Fremont have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had hypertension (also called high blood pressure). Twenty one percent of people take their blood pressure at home. Forty two percent of people in Fremont frequently check their blood cholesterol. Fifteen percent of people have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that their blood cholesterol level was high.

Summary

Has high blood pressure (%)

  • Fremont 16.0%
  • Alameda County 18.6%
  • California 18.4%

Checking blood pressure at home (%)

  • Fremont 21.2%
  • Alameda County 22.0%
  • State 21.5%

Frequently checking blood cholesterol (%)

  • Fremont 41.6%
  • Alameda County 40.8%
  • State 38.8%

Has high cholesterol level (%)

  • Fremont 15.2%
  • Alameda County 16.0%
  • State 16.3%

Thirty nine percent of people living in Fremont use sunscreen.

Summary

People using sunscreen (%)

  • Fremont 39.2%
  • Alameda County 34.9%
  • California 34.3%

Twenty four percent of Fremont residents 18 years old and older have usually little interest or pleasure in doing things. Twenty three percent often feel down, depressed, or hopeless. Thirty six percent of people living here have trouble falling or staying asleep, or sleep too much. Forty nine percent of people often feel tired or have little energy. Twenty three percent are bothered by poor appetite or overeating. Seventeen percent often feel badly about themselves, that they are a failure or have let themselves or their families down. Seventeen percent have trouble concentrating on things, such as reading the newspaper or watching TV. Ten percent of people living here move or speak so slowly that other people could have noticed, or the opposite - being so fidgety or restless that they have been moving around a lot more than usual. Three percent have thoughts that they would be better off dead or of hurting themselves in some way.

Summary

People who have little interest in doing things (%)

  • Here 23.6%
  • Alameda County 25.0%
  • California 26.7%

People feeling down, depressed, or hopeless (%)

  • Fremont 23.4%
  • County 24.8%
  • State 27.1%

People who have trouble sleeping or sleeping too much (%)

  • Here 36.2%
  • County 38.7%
  • State 40.9%

People feeling tired or having little energy (%)

  • Here 49.0%
  • County 49.4%
  • California 51.3%

People with poor appetite or overeating (%)

  • Fremont 22.9%
  • Alameda County 25.9%
  • California 28.2%

People feeling bad about themself (%)

  • Fremont 17.3%
  • Alameda County 18.8%
  • State 20.9%

People who have trouble concentrating on things (%)

  • Here 17.4%
  • County 18.1%
  • State 19.8%

People moving or speaking slowly or too fast (%)

  • Fremont 10.4%
  • Alameda County 12.2%
  • California 14.8%

People having thoughts they would be better off dead (%)

  • Fremont 3.3%
  • Alameda County 3.7%
  • State 4.4%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Fremont residents on average take one prescription medicines.

Summary

Average number of prescription medicines taking

  • Fremont 1.5
  • Alameda County 1.6
  • State 1.7

Seventy three percent of people living in Fremont have at least one alcoholic drink per month. Sixteen percent of people living here do not drink alcohol at all. People living here drink alcohol 4.4 days per month on average. They have 4.7 drinks per week. On average people living here have 5 or more drinks on 17 days a year.

Summary

People drinking some alcohol every month (%)

  • Here 73.4%
  • County 75.9%
  • State 78.7%

People not drinking at all (%)

  • Here 15.5%
  • County 13.1%
  • State 11.4%

Average days/month drinking alcohol

  • Fremont 4.4
  • County 4.5
  • California 4.5

Average drinks/week

  • Fremont 4.7
  • County 5.1
  • State 5.4

Average days/year people drink much

  • Fremont 17.4
  • County 18.8
  • California 20.4

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Ninety five percent of Fremont residents 18 years and older have ever had vaginal, anal or oral sex. Ninety one percent of males have ever had vaginal sex with a woman. Seventy nine percent have ever performed oral sex on a woman. Forty percent have ever had anal sex with a woman. Five percent of males in Fremont have ever had any kind of sex with a man, including oral or anal. Ninety three percent of females have ever had vaginal sex with a man. Seventy nine percent have ever performed oral sex on a man. Thirty three percent have ever had anal sex. Nine percent of females have ever had any kind of sex with a woman. People in Fremont were 19 years old on average when they had sex for the first time. The average man in his lifetime had any kind of sex with 19 women. He has vaginal sex with 16 women. People living here were on average 22 years old when they first performed oral sex on a woman. In their lifetime they performed oral sex on average on four women. Males in their lifetime have anal or oral sex with 1.9 men on average. They have had 1.1 anal sex partners in their lifetime. People in Fremont were 20 years old on average when they first performed oral sex on a man. They performed oral sex on average on three men in their lifetime. Ten percent of people use protection, like a condom or dental dam, while performing oral sex. The average person in Fremont has vaginal or anal sex 57 times a year. Forty nine percent have sex without using a condom. Females in Fremont 18 years and older have had any kind of sex with eight men on average. They have had seven male vaginal sex partners in their lifetimes. Women here have on average 0.4 female sex partners in their lifetimes. Sixty six percent of men 18 years old and older are circumcised.

Summary

People 18+ that ever had sex (vaginal, anal, or oral) (%)

  • Fremont 94.7%
  • Alameda County 95.9%
  • State 96.9%

Males 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a woman (%)

  • Here 91.5%
  • Alameda County 92.1%
  • California 92.8%

Males 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a woman (%)

  • Here 79.4%
  • County 81.1%
  • California 83.7%

Males 18+ that ever had anal sex with a woman (%)

  • Fremont 39.5%
  • County 44.1%
  • California 48.3%

Males 18+ that ever had any sex with a man (%)

  • Here 5.5%
  • County 6.3%
  • State 6.8%

Females 18+ that ever had vaginal sex with a man (%)

  • Fremont 93.5%
  • County 94.7%
  • California 96.0%

Females 18+ that ever performed oral sex on a man (%)

  • Fremont 79.3%
  • Alameda County 80.1%
  • State 82.7%

Females 18+ that ever had anal sex with a man (%)

  • Here 33.5%
  • Alameda County 36.1%
  • California 38.9%

Females 18+ that ever had any kind of sex with a woman (%)

  • Here 8.6%
  • County 10.9%
  • State 12.2%

Average age people first had sex

  • Here 18.6
  • Alameda County 17.6
  • State 17.1

Average number of female sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Here 19.5
  • County 23.1
  • California 25.6

Average number of female vaginal sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Fremont 16.2
  • County 19.0
  • California 20.9

Average age people first performed oral sex on a woman (18+)

  • Here 22.4
  • Alameda County 22.1
  • State 21.3

Average number of woman performed oral sex on in lifetime (18+)

  • Here 4.0
  • Alameda County 4.3
  • California 5.0

Average number of male sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Fremont 1.9
  • Alameda County 1.6
  • California 1.8

Average number of male anal sex partners in lifetime (males 18+)

  • Fremont 1.1
  • County 0.9
  • California 1.0

Average age people first performed oral sex on a man (18+)

  • Fremont 19.9
  • Alameda County 20.0
  • California 20.0

Average number of male oral sex partners in lifetime (18+)

  • Here 3.4
  • County 3.1
  • State 3.4

People using protection when performing oral sex (%)

  • Fremont 10.0%
  • County 10.0%
  • State 9.6%

Average number of times people have vaginal or anal sex a year

  • Fremont 56.6
  • Alameda County 58.6
  • State 62.3

People having sex without condom (%)

  • Here 48.9%
  • County 48.8%
  • State 49.2%

Average number of male sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Here 7.5
  • County 9.0
  • State 9.4

Average number of male vaginal sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Fremont 6.6
  • County 7.8
  • State 8.3

Average number of female sex partners in lifetime (females 18+)

  • Fremont 0.4
  • County 0.5
  • California 0.5

Circumcised males 18+ (%)

  • Here 66.1%
  • Alameda County 68.7%
  • State 68.4%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Nine percent of households in Fremont use chemical products in their homes to control fleas, roaches, ants, termites or other insects. Four percent use chemical products in their lawns or gardens to kill weeds.

Summary

Households using pesticides to control insects (%)

  • Here 9.0%
  • County 9.8%
  • California 9.7%

Households using pesticides to kill weeds (%)

  • Fremont 4.3%
  • Alameda County 4.3%
  • California 4.6%

Fremont residents 16 years and older usually get seven hours of sleep at night on weekdays or workdays. Twenty three percent of them have trouble sleeping.

Summary

Average hours sleeping at night

  • Fremont 6.8
  • County 6.8
  • California 6.8

People that has trouble sleeping (%)

  • Here 23.4%
  • Alameda County 25.6%
  • California 26.9%

Forty two percent of Fremont residents currently smoke cigarettes.

Summary

People smoking cigarettes (%)

  • Fremont 42.3%
  • County 46.6%
  • State 47.9%

Seventeen percent of Fremont residents' work involve vigorous-intensity activity that causes large increases in breathing or heart rate, like carrying or lifting heavy loads, digging or construction work for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty two percent of people do moderate-intensity activities at work that cause small increases in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking or carrying light loads for at least 10 minutes continuously. Thirty three percent walk or bicycle for at least 10 minutes continuously to get to and from places. Twenty seven percent do any vigorous-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause large increases in breathing or heart rate like running or basketball for at least 10 minutes continuously. Forty eight percent do any moderate-intensity sports, fitness or recreational activities that cause a small increase in breathing or heart rate such as brisk walking, bicycling, swimming or golf for at least 10 minutes continuously. People living here spend six hours sitting on a typical day (this includes sitting at work, at home, getting to and from places, or with friends, including time spent sitting at a desk, traveling in a car or bus, reading, playing cards, watching television or using a computer). They usually sit and watch TV or videos for about two hours per day. They use a computer or play computer games (including Playstation, Nintendo DS, or other portable video games) outside of work or school for 1.5 hours per day.

Summary

People doing vigorous-intensity work activities (%)

  • Fremont 16.9%
  • Alameda County 17.7%
  • California 19.2%

People doing moderate-intensity work activities (%)

  • Fremont 31.7%
  • County 32.7%
  • State 34.1%

People walking or bicycling (%)

  • Here 32.6%
  • Alameda County 32.9%
  • California 32.8%

People doing vigorous-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Here 27.0%
  • Alameda County 24.6%
  • State 22.4%

People doing moderate-intensity recreational activities (%)

  • Fremont 47.7%
  • County 44.4%
  • State 42.4%

Average hours a day doing sedentary activities

  • Here 6.2
  • Alameda County 6.2
  • California 6.0

Average hours a day watching TV or videos

  • Here 2.3
  • County 2.5
  • State 2.6

Average hours a day using computer

  • Here 1.5
  • County 1.4
  • California 1.4

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Eight percent of Fremont residents have ever been told by a doctor or other health professional that they had asthma. Three percent of people living here has anemia, sometimes called "tired blood" or "low blood". Three percent of people 16 years and older have ever been told by a doctor or other health care professional that they had psoriasis. Twenty eight percent are overweight. Sixteen percent of people 60 years and older have difficulties in thinking or remembering that can make a big difference in everyday activities (this does not refer to occasionally forgetting your keys or the name of someone you recently met). This refers to things like confusion or memory loss that are happening more often or getting worse. Eight percent of people living in Fremont have ever received a blood transfusion. Sixteen percent have trouble seeing, even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. Seventeen percent of people 20 and older have arthritis. Three percent have ever been told they had gout. Two percent have congestive heart failure. Two percent have coronary heart disease. One percent have angina, also called angina pectoris. Two percent have ever had a heart attack, also called myocardial infarction. Two percent have been ever told by a doctor or other health professional that they had a stroke. One percent have ever had emphysema. Six percent have another thyroid problem. Two percent have ever had chronic bronchitis. Two percent of people had any kind of liver condition. Six percent have ever had cancer or a malignancy of any kind.

Summary

People with asthma (%)

  • Fremont 7.9%
  • County 9.0%
  • State 9.2%

People with anemia (%)

  • Here 2.8%
  • Alameda County 3.5%
  • California 3.5%

People with psoriasis (%)

  • Fremont 3.4%
  • Alameda County 3.1%
  • California 3.1%

People with overweight (%)

  • Here 27.8%
  • County 30.3%
  • California 31.3%

Elderly people having difficulties in thinking or remembering (%)

  • Fremont 16.0%
  • Alameda County 18.1%
  • California 20.3%

People who ever received blood transfusion (%)

  • Fremont 8.1%
  • Alameda County 9.3%
  • State 9.9%

People having trouble seeing even with glass/contacts (%)

  • Here 15.9%
  • County 17.9%
  • California 20.0%

People with arthritis (%)

  • Fremont 16.8%
  • Alameda County 19.3%
  • California 20.7%

People with gout (%)

  • Here 2.9%
  • Alameda County 3.2%
  • State 3.0%

People with congestive heart failure (%)

  • Here 1.8%
  • County 2.2%
  • California 2.4%

People with coronary heart disease (%)

  • Fremont 2.3%
  • Alameda County 2.4%
  • State 2.7%

People with angina pectoris (%)

  • Here 1.4%
  • Alameda County 1.6%
  • State 1.7%

People who ever had heart attack (%)

  • Fremont 2.4%
  • County 2.6%
  • California 2.9%

People who ever had stroke (%)

  • Here 2.3%
  • Alameda County 2.9%
  • California 3.1%

People with emphysema (%)

  • Fremont 1.4%
  • County 1.8%
  • State 2.2%

People with thyroid problem (%)

  • Here 6.2%
  • Alameda County 6.1%
  • State 6.4%

People with chronic bronchitis (%)

  • Here 2.1%
  • County 2.4%
  • California 2.5%

People with any liver condition (%)

  • Here 2.1%
  • County 2.6%
  • California 3.0%

People who ever had cancer or malignancy (%)

  • Fremont 5.7%
  • County 6.1%
  • State 6.4%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Sixty percent of births in Fremont were vaginal deliveries. Forty percent of deliveries were cesarean. 99.5 percent of deliveries resulted in live births. Fifty seven percent of pregnancies resulted in a delivery. Sixty nine percent of women breastfeed their children. Fourteen percent of women in Fremont have ever had a hysterectomy, including a partial hysterectomy (that is, surgery to remove their uterus or womb). Eight percent had both of their ovaries removed (either when they had their uterus removed or at another time). Sixty four percent have ever taken birth control pills for any reason. Eight percent of women are currently taking birth control pills. Fourteen percent have ever used Depo-Provera or injectable birth control to prevent pregnancy. Thirteen percent have ever used female hormones such as estrogen and progesterone, including any forms of female hormones, such as pills, cream, patch and injections, but do not include birth control methods or use for infertility.

Summary

Vaginal deliveries (%)

  • Here 60.1%
  • Alameda County 62.2%
  • California 63.8%

Cesarean deliveries (%)

  • Fremont 39.9%
  • Alameda County 37.8%
  • California 36.2%

Deliveries resulted in a live birth (%)

  • Here 99.5%
  • Alameda County 99.3%
  • California 99.3%

Pregnancies resulted in a delivery (%)

  • Here 56.5%
  • Alameda County 57.5%
  • State 58.6%

Women breastfeeding newborns (%)

  • Fremont 69.3%
  • Alameda County 62.8%
  • California 61.9%

Women that had a hysterectomy (%)

  • Here 14.3%
  • Alameda County 16.1%
  • State 16.5%

Women that had both ovaries removed (%)

  • Fremont 7.7%
  • Alameda County 8.4%
  • California 8.7%

Women that have ever taken birth control pills (%)

  • Fremont 63.8%
  • Alameda County 67.0%
  • State 68.1%

Women taking birth control pills (%)

  • Here 7.8%
  • Alameda County 7.1%
  • California 6.3%

Women that have ever used Depo-Provera or injectables (%)

  • Here 14.0%
  • County 16.8%
  • California 17.9%

Women that have ever used female hormones (%)

  • Fremont 12.7%
  • County 13.1%
  • State 13.8%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

People living in Fremont report their general health condition on average at 59 percent. Four percent of them donate blood. Excluding tests they have had as part of blood donations, 36 percent of Fremont residents have ever had their blood tested for the AIDS virus infection. Eight percent of people living in Fremont are left-handed.

Summary

General health condition (%)

  • Here 59.0%
  • Alameda County 57.0%
  • California 55.7%

Blood donors (%)

  • Here 4.2%
  • County 4.5%
  • State 4.7%

Has blood ever tested for HIV virus (%)

  • Fremont 35.9%
  • Alameda County 39.7%
  • California 39.3%

Left-handed people (%)

  • Here 7.6%
  • County 7.7%
  • State 7.5%

People in Fremont spend $382 per month on average on food for their families at supermarkets or grocery stores. This is 19 percent of their income. The average family in Fremont spends $83 on food at other stores monthly. This is four percent of their income. They spend $170 on eating out, including cafeterias at work or at school or on vending machines. This is seven percent of their income. They also spend $28 monthly on carried out or delivered food. This is one percent of their income.

Summary

Money monthly spent on food at supermarket/grocery store

  • Here $382
  • Alameda County $372
  • State $372

Income spent on food at supermarket/grocery store (%)

  • Here 18.9%
  • Alameda County 21.7%
  • State 22.6%

Money monthly spent on food at other stores

  • Here $83
  • County $83
  • California $83

Income spent on food at other stores (%)

  • Fremont 3.8%
  • Alameda County 4.2%
  • State 4.4%

Money monthly spent on eating out

  • Fremont $170
  • Alameda County $155
  • California $148

Income spent on eating out (%)

  • Here 6.7%
  • Alameda County 7.3%
  • California 7.6%

Money monthly spent on carryout/delivered foods

  • Fremont $28
  • Alameda County $29
  • State $29

Income spent on carryout/delivered foods (%)

  • Here 1.0%
  • County 1.1%
  • California 1.1%

People living in Fremont report their general condition of hearing on average at 82 percent. Eighty five percent of them can usually hear and understand, without the use of a hearing aid or any other listening devices, what a person says without seeing his or her face if that person whispers to them from across a quiet room. Ninety six percent of people can hear a normal voice across a quiet room. Fourteen percent of Fremont population have been bothered by ringing, roaring or buzzing in their ears or head. Thirty two percent of people living here have ever had a job where they were exposed to loud sounds or noise. Loud means so loud that they must speak in a raised voice to be heard. Eleven percent of people in Fremont had off-work exposure to loud noise.

Summary

Average condition of hearing (%)

  • Fremont 82.5%
  • County 81.7%
  • California 80.6%

People that can hear a whisper from across a quiet room (%)

  • Here 84.9%
  • County 84.1%
  • State 82.6%

People that can hear normal voice from across a quiet room (%)

  • Here 96.5%
  • Alameda County 96.1%
  • State 95.6%

Ears ringing, roaring, buzzing (%)

  • Fremont 14.2%
  • County 15.5%
  • California 17.2%

Had a job exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Fremont 31.5%
  • County 34.3%
  • California 38.3%

Had off-work exposure to loud noise (%)

  • Here 11.1%
  • County 12.5%
  • State 13.3%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

Twenty percent of Fremont residents 40 and older take a low-dose aspirin each day to prevent heart attacks, strokes or cancer.

Summary

Adults 40+ taking low-dose aspirin (%)

  • Here 20.5%
  • Alameda County 22.7%
  • California 23.4%

Twelve percent of Fremont residents 20 or older have limitations caused by a long-term physical, mental or emotional problems or illnesses keeping them from working at a job or business. Sixteen percent are limited in the kind or amount of work they can do because of physical, mental or emotional problems. Six percent have difficulty walking without using any special equipment. Seven percent are limited in any way because of difficulty remembering or because they experience periods of confusion. Five percent of people here have health problems that require them to use special equipment, such as a cane, wheelchair, special bed or special telephone.

Summary

People having limitations keeping them from working (%)

  • Fremont 11.6%
  • Alameda County 13.8%
  • California 15.3%

People limited in amount of work they can do (%)

  • Here 16.0%
  • County 18.7%
  • State 20.4%

People that need special equipment to walk (%)

  • Fremont 5.8%
  • Alameda County 7.0%
  • California 7.3%

People experiencing confusion/memory problems (%)

  • Fremont 6.7%
  • County 8.1%
  • State 9.3%

People requiring special healthcare equipment (%)

  • Fremont 4.7%
  • County 6.0%
  • State 6.1%

The biggest differences compared to state averages have been highlighted with a blue background.

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