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Total population: 71,204 (Urban population: 71,178, Rural population: 26 (all nonfarm))

Alameda,CA index of house prices


Houses: 31,644 (30,226 occupied: 14,491 owner occupied, 15,735 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

52%
State:

51%

Housing density: 2931 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $361,782.


Median contract rent in 2009: $1,170 (lower quartile is $909, upper quartile is $1,450)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $1,298


Median gross rent in Alameda, CA in 2009: $1,231


Housing units in Alameda with a mortgage: 9,043 (1,167 second mortgage, 1,266 home equity loan, 29 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 3,042


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $115,315


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $62,009


Median monthly housing costs: $1,407





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Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $619,000 (it was $331,600 in 2000)
Alameda:

$619,000
California:

$384,200
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $490,300 - $741,800

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $736,220
Here:

$736,220
State:

$521,364

Townhouses or other attached units: $505,207
Here:

$505,207
State:

$436,871

In 2-unit structures: $693,331
Here:

$693,331
State:

$634,434

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $1,040,829
Here:

$1,040,829
State:

$443,730

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $377,195
Here:

$377,195
State:

$418,318

Occupied boats, RVs, vans, etc.: $81,152
Here:

$81,152
State:

$63,652

Median year house/condo built: 1963

Median year apartment built: 1957

Household type by relationship:

Households: 71,181
  • In family households: 55,635 (12,664 male householders, 5,262 female householders)
    13,358 spouses, 18,519 children (17,311 natural, 537 adopted, 671 stepchildren), 958 grandchildren, 810 brothers or sisters, 972 parents, 1,713 other relatives, 1,379 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 15,546 (5,692 male householders (4,174 living alone)), 6,641 female householders (5,556 living alone)), 3,213 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,078 (397 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 7,564 2-persons, 4,268 3-persons, 3,686 4-persons, 1,440 5-persons, 615 6-persons, 353 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 9,730 1-person, 2,264 2-persons, 222 3-persons, 95 4-persons, 14 5-persons, 8 7-or-more-persons.

10,539 married couples with children.
3,665 single-parent households (773 men, 2,892 women).

66.1% of residents of Alameda speak English at home.
6.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 17% speak English well, 12% speak English not well, 4% don't speak English at all).
5.5% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (70% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
21.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (49% speak English very well, 31% speak English well, 17% speak English not well, 3% don't speak English at all).
0.9% of residents speak other language at home (69% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 6% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 18,830 (26.1%)
(55.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.8
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

3.5
State:

3.5

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Alameda, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 96
  • 2 rooms: 460
  • 3 rooms: 1,023
  • 4 rooms: 1,454
  • 5 rooms: 3,271
  • 6 rooms: 3,208
  • 7 rooms: 2,222
  • 8 rooms: 1,481
  • 9 or more rooms: 1,276
  • 1 room: 1,374
  • 2 rooms: 2,717
  • 3 rooms: 3,864
  • 4 rooms: 4,126
  • 5 rooms: 1,991
  • 6 rooms: 938
  • 7 rooms: 467
  • 8 rooms: 108
  • 9 or more rooms: 150
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Alameda, California
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 257
  • 1 bedroom: 943
  • 2 bedrooms: 4,442
  • 3 bedrooms: 5,761
  • 4 bedrooms: 2,448
  • 5+ bedrooms: 640
  • no bedroom: 1,830
  • 1 bedroom: 5,903
  • 2 bedrooms: 5,813
  • 3 bedrooms: 1,761
  • 4 bedrooms: 323
  • 5+ bedrooms: 105
Cars and other vehicles available in Alameda, California in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 658
  • 1 vehicle: 4,736
  • 2 vehicles: 6,228
  • 3 vehicles: 2,189
  • 4 vehicles: 434
  • 5+ vehicles: 246
  • no vehicle: 2,176
  • 1 vehicle: 8,148
  • 2 vehicles: 4,487
  • 3 vehicles: 672
  • 4 vehicles: 155
  • 5+ vehicles: 97

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 542
  • 2000 to 2004: 389
  • 1990 to 1999: 1,542
  • 1980 to 1989: 3,009
  • 1970 to 1979: 4,572
  • 1960 to 1969: 4,680
  • 1950 to 1959: 2,181
  • 1940 to 1949: 2,505
  • 1939 or earlier: 10,845

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Alameda, CA house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Alameda, CA:

  • Less than $10,000: 14
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 7
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 7
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 8
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 8
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 8
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 16
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 55
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 79
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 83
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 54
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 31
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 22
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 48
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 38
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 93
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 117
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 344
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 393
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 1356
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 2087
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 5621
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 3014
  • $1,000,000 or more: 1794
 


Alameda rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Alameda:

  • Less than $100: 0 people
  • $100 to $149: 7
  • $150 to $199: 74
  • $200 to $249: 116
  • $250 to $299: 50
  • $300 to $349: 108
  • $350 to $399: 63
  • $400 to $449: 201
  • $450 to $499: 104
  • $500 to $549: 115
  • $550 to $599: 115
  • $600 to $649: 119
  • $650 to $699: 84
  • $700 to $749: 246
  • $750 to $799: 348
  • $800 to $899: 894
  • $900 to $999: 1,197
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 3,306
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 2,895
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 2,532
  • $2,000 or more: 1,227
  • No cash rent: 406
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 3,818
  • 1990 to 1994: 3,122
  • 1985 to 1989: 3,147
  • 1980 to 1984: 2,563
  • 1975 to 1979: 1,832
  • 1970 to 1974: 1,082
  • 1970 to 1974: 1,075
  • 1965 to 1969: 2,191


Alameda, CA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 69.1%
Number of people working at home: 1,507 (4.0% of all workers)


Alameda commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 656
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2734
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 4998
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 5325
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 4662
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 1713
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 4578
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1166
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1719
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 3959
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 3172
  • 90 or more minutes: 1138
 


Alameda mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 23,532 (63%)
  • Carpooled: 4,452 (12%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 3,192 (9%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 7 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 1,659 (4%)
  • Railroad: 119 (0%)
  • Ferryboat: 855 (2%)
  • Taxi: 38 (0%)
  • Motorcycle: 148 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 519 (1%)
  • Walked: 988 (3%)
  • Other means: 311 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,507 (4%)
 


Alameda, CA household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 1714
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 1164
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 1361
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 1329
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 1623
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 1613
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 1568
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 1348
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 1358
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 3051
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 3014
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 4284
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 2694
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 1495
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 1472
  • $200,000 or more: 1171
 

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 29313
 Irish: 5242
 German: 4775
 English: 3878
 Italian: 3072
 United States or American: 1587
 Scottish: 1245
 European: 941
 French (except Basque): 941
 Polish: 916
 Subsaharan African:: 898
 Swedish: 818
 Norwegian: 802
 Scotch-Irish: 756
 Afghan: 754
 Portuguese: 734
 Russian: 665
 Dutch: 588
 Danish: 546
 African: 501
 Arab:: 359
 Greek: 322
 British: 299
 Yugoslavian: 278
 French Canadian: 276
 Welsh: 244
 Swiss: 215
 Hungarian: 193
 Iranian: 191
 Nigerian: 151
 Czech: 132
 Palestinian: 116
 Finnish: 110
 Northern European: 104
 Canadian: 103
 Ethiopian: 102
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 98
 Austrian: 97
 Czechoslovakian: 90
 Ukrainian: 88
 Scandinavian: 87
 Croatian: 79
 Slavic: 77
 Armenian: 76
 Arab/Arabic: 73
 Eastern European: 72
 Basque: 70
 Lithuanian: 68
 Other Arab: 67
 Lebanese: 64
 Romanian: 63
 Australian: 61
 Brazilian: 56
 Other Subsaharan African: 55
 Cape Verdean: 55
 Jamaican: 49
 Turkish: 39
 Slovak: 29
 Israeli: 25
 Macedonian: 25
 Celtic: 23
 Trinidadian and Tobagonian: 22
 Serbian: 19
 Kenyan: 19
 Bulgarian: 17
 Belgian: 16
 Somalian: 15
 Moroccan: 15
 Pennsylvania German: 15
 Acadian/Cajun: 13
 Jordanian: 12
 Latvian: 11
 Dutch West Indian: 11
 New Zealander: 10
 Icelander: 8
 German Russian: 8
 Albanian: 8
 Syrian: 7
 Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac: 6
 British West Indian: 6
 Haitian: 6
 Egyptian: 5
 West Indian: 4


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • Philippines (24%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (14%)
  • Vietnam (7%)
  • Hong Kong (6%)
  • Korea (5%)
  • India (4%)
  • Mexico (4%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 32330
  • Northeast: 4688
  • Midwest: 6221
  • South: 4812
  • West: 4037

53% of Alameda residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 57% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 61% lived in California.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 174
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 93
  • 5th and 6th grade: 257
  • 7th and 8th grade: 177
  • 9th grade: 202
  • 10th grade: 286
  • 11th grade: 384
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 854
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,890
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,419
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,341
  • Associate degree: 1,518
  • Bachelor's degree: 6,701
  • Master's degree: 2,383
  • Professional school degree: 1,137
  • Doctorate degree: 649

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 484
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 146
  • 5th and 6th grade: 340
  • 7th and 8th grade: 428
  • 9th grade: 315
  • 10th grade: 331
  • 11th grade: 388
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,147
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,718
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,846
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,366
  • Associate degree: 1,940
  • Bachelor's degree: 7,414
  • Master's degree: 2,378
  • Professional school degree: 856
  • Doctorate degree: 390

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 3.1%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 4.4%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 10.2%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 10.2%


Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native males: 8.1%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native females: 0.0%


Unemployment rate for Asian males: 4.6%
Unemployment rate for Asian females: 4.0%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 7.1%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 7.4%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 4.5%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 4.4%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 4.3%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 4.7%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $74,595
  • Black householders: $50,216
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $48,118
  • Asian householders: $59,372
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $65,005
  • Some other race householders: $69,226
  • Two or more races householders: $47,972
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $79,129
Alameda household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Alameda household income for Black householders
Alameda household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Alameda household income for Asian householders
Alameda household income for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders
Alameda household income for Some other race householders
Alameda household income for Two or more races householders
Alameda household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Alameda marital status for males
Alameda marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $644,947
  • Black or African American householders: $534,438
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $520,064
  • Asian householders: $657,267
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $476,570
  • Some other race householders: $581,292
  • Two or more races householders: $653,347
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $610,413

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 12,776
  • One, attached: 3,943
  • Two: 1,880
  • 3 or 4: 3,104
  • 5 to 9: 2,484
  • 10 to 19: 1,224
  • 20 to 49: 2,964
  • 50 or more: 2,969
  • Mobile homes: 32
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 268

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 1%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Alameda:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Alameda
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (82.3%)
  • Electricity (15.8%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.0%)
  • Utility gas (61.5%)
  • Electricity (34.5%)
  • No fuel used (1.7%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.7%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 975
Here:

13.2%
California:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 662
Here:

20.1%
California:

7.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 741
Here:

16.3%
California:

15.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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