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Total population: 77,660 (Urban population: 72,233, Rural population: 26 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 32,430 (30,338 occupied: 15,611 owner occupied, 14,727 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

49%
State:

46%

Housing density: 3,004 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $486,585.

Median contract rent in 2016: $851 (lower quartile is $666, upper quartile is $1,102)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2016: $4,950


Median gross rent in Alameda, CA in 2016: $899

Housing units in Alameda with a mortgage: 11,135 (366 second mortgage, 1,987 home equity loan, 50 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 4,476

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $138,953

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $64,226

Median monthly housing costs: $1,769


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Alameda, California Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $771,500 (it was $331,600 in 2000)
Alameda:

$771,500
California:

$477,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $587,100 - $971,000

Mean price in 2016:

Detached houses: $924,955
Here:

$924,955
State:

$662,746

Townhouses or other attached units: $752,337
Here:

$752,337
State:

$572,965

In 2-unit structures: $811,025
Here:

$811,025
State:

$907,600

In 3-to-4-unit structures: $739,296
Here:

$739,296
State:

$578,996

In 5-or-more-unit structures: $494,628
Here:

$494,628
State:

$548,947

Mobile homes: $94,305
Here:

$94,305
State:

$109,501
Median year house/condo built: 1962

Median year apartment built: 1964

Household type by relationship:

Households: 78,907
  • In family households: 63,194 (10,237 male householders, 9,136 female householders)
    14,508 spouses, 21,518 children (20,148 natural, 870 adopted, 500 stepchildren), 1,062 grandchildren, 1,270 brothers or sisters, 2,115 parents, 2,176 other relatives, 1,172 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 14,487 (5,354 male householders (3,756 living alone)), 5,611 female householders (4,486 living alone)), 3,522 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 1,226

Size of family households: 8,069 2-persons, 4,323 3-persons, 4,744 4-persons, 1,319 5-persons, 600 6-persons, 318 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 8,242 1-person, 2,358 2-persons, 326 3-persons, 39 4-persons.

11,543 married couples with children.
3,481 single-parent households (656 men, 2,825 women).

63.5% of residents of Alameda speak English at home.
6.7% of residents speak Spanish at home (75% speak English very well, 14% speak English well, 9% speak English not well, 2% don't speak English at all).
5.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (71% speak English very well, 19% speak English well, 5% speak English not well, 5% don't speak English at all).
21.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (46% speak English very well, 27% speak English well, 20% speak English not well, 7% don't speak English at all).
1.5% of residents speak other language at home (71% speak English very well, 16% speak English well, 3% speak English not well, 10% don't speak English at all).

Foreign born population: 21,965 (27.8%)
(74.1% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

5.9
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

4.0
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Alameda, California:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 5441 bedroom
  • 4,7392 bedrooms
  • 5,9793 bedrooms
  • 3,7444 bedrooms
  • 6055+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Alameda population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Alameda, California:

  • 1,346no bedroom
  • 3,3781 bedroom
  • 6,8762 bedrooms
  • 2,5363 bedrooms
  • 4724 bedrooms
  • 1195+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Alameda population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Alameda in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 884no vehicle
  • 4,1681 vehicle
  • 7,0652 vehicles
  • 1,9513 vehicles
  • 1,0984 vehicles
  • 4455+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Alameda population

Cars and other vehicles available in Alameda in renter-occupied apartments

  • 2,155no vehicle
  • 6,9011 vehicle
  • 4,7692 vehicles
  • 7833 vehicles
  • 674 vehicles
  • 525+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Alameda population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Alameda, California:

  • 01 room
  • 432 rooms
  • 7363 rooms
  • 2,2104 rooms
  • 3,6855 rooms
  • 3,1116 rooms
  • 2,0637 rooms
  • 1,3598 rooms
  • 2,4049+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Alameda population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Alameda, California:

  • 1,1611 room
  • 1,0832 rooms
  • 3,0823 rooms
  • 4,2684 rooms
  • 2,8295 rooms
  • 1,6486 rooms
  • 2687 rooms
  • 2968 rooms
  • 929+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Alameda population

Year house built

Median 2016 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Alameda, CA household income distribution

  • Alameda, CA household income distribution
  • 944Less than $10,000
  • 1,201$10,000 to $14,999
  • 589$15,000 to $19,999
  • 732$20,000 to $24,999
  • 879$25,000 to $29,999
  • 674$30,000 to $34,999
  • 779$35,000 to $39,999
  • 881$40,000 to $44,999
  • 619$45,000 to $49,999
  • 1,555$50,000 to $59,999
  • 3,538$60,000 to $74,999
  • 3,594$75,000 to $99,999
  • 3,856$100,000 to $124,999
  • 2,793$125,000 to $149,999
  • 3,661$150,000 to $199,999
  • 4,043$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Alameda, CA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Alameda, CA
  • 91Less than $10,000
  • 3$10,000 to $14,999
  • 5$40,000 to $49,999
  • 55$50,000 to $59,999
  • 28$60,000 to $69,999
  • 47$70,000 to $79,999
  • 22$80,000 to $89,999
  • 27$100,000 to $124,999
  • 60$125,000 to $149,999
  • 35$150,000 to $174,999
  • 32$175,000 to $199,999
  • 89$200,000 to $249,999
  • 125$250,000 to $299,999
  • 397$300,000 to $399,999
  • 940$400,000 to $499,999
  • 5,985$500,000 to $749,999
  • 4,885$750,000 to $999,999
  • 2,545$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 390$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 268$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Alameda, CA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Alameda, CA
  • 55Less than $100
  • 260$150 to $199
  • 130$200 to $249
  • 175$250 to $299
  • 136$350 to $399
  • 172$400 to $449
  • 267$450 to $499
  • 165$500 to $549
  • 41$550 to $599
  • 50$600 to $649
  • 42$700 to $749
  • 193$750 to $799
  • 433$800 to $899
  • 322$900 to $999
  • 1,510$1,000 to $1,249
  • 2,354$1,250 to $1,499
  • 4,530$1,500 to $1,999
  • 2,074$2,000 to $2,499
  • 902$2,500 to $2,999
  • 527$3,000 to $3,499
  • 83$3,500 or more
  • 306No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 4,0342010 or later
  • 5,1732000 to 2009
  • 3,7741990 to 1999
  • 5,7101980 to 1989
  • 2,9141970 to 1979
  • 3,266Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Alameda population
Alameda commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 510
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 2,268
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 3,907
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 3,825
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 4,442
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 2,101
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 4,851
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 1,350
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 1,974
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 5,496
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 4,812
  • 90 or more minutes: 1,805
Alameda, CA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 66.1%
Number of people working at home: 2,998 (7.4% of all workers)

Alameda mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 18,992 (63%)
  • Carpooled: 3,197 (11%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 1,177 (4%)
  • Subway or elevated: 387 (1%)
  • Ferryboat: 74 (0%)
  • Taxi: 818 (3%)
  • Bicycle: 1,063 (4%)
  • Walked: 1,346 (4%)
  • Worked at home: 2,998 (10%)

First ancestries reported:

 American: 2,504
 Irish: 1,498
 German: 1,454
 Italian: 1,406
 English: 1,345
 European: 961
 Afghan: 872
 Polish: 403
 Scottish: 285
 Northern European: 243
 African: 239
 Scotch-Irish: 235
 French (except Basque): 234
 British: 229
 Iranian: 209
 Arab: 208
 Russian: 172
 Egyptian: 168
 Norwegian: 163
 Ethiopian: 154
 Greek: 148
 Swiss: 146
 Swedish: 142
 Danish: 126
 Portuguese: 113
 Brazilian: 111
 Yugoslavian: 103
 Jamaican: 98
 Ukrainian: 98
 Dutch: 98
 French Canadian: 91
 Eastern European: 91
 Welsh: 82
 Turkish: 79
 Kenyan: 71
 Scandinavian: 64
 Austrian: 62
 Canadian: 58
 Bulgarian: 53
 Palestinian: 42
 Croatian: 42
 Estonian: 41
 Finnish: 40
 Armenian: 37
 Moroccan: 34
 Czechoslovakian: 26
 Romanian: 25
 Belgian: 24
 Australian: 23
 German Russian: 22
 Belizean: 21
 West Indian: 19
 Slavic: 17
 Nigerian: 17
 Cape Verdean: 14
 Czech: 14
 Lithuanian: 12
 Lebanese: 12
 Cajun: 11
 Hungarian: 10
 Syrian: 8
 Serbian: 7
 Latvian: 6

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

  • 23%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 13%Philippines
  • 8%Vietnam
  • 6%Hong Kong
  • 5%Korea
  • 5%Mexico
  • 3%India

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

  • This state: 38,542
  • Other state: 17,128
  • Northeast: 4,485
  • Midwest: 4,796
  • South: 5,002
  • West: 2,845

88% of Alameda residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 30% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 48% lived in California.

Alameda:

88.4%
State average:

86.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 433
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 53
  • 5th and 6th grade: 293
  • 7th and 8th grade: 103
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 250
  • 11th grade: 415
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 685
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 3,969
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,342
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,575
  • Associate degree: 1,716
  • Bachelor's degree: 10,007
  • Master's degree: 2,994
  • Professional school degree: 1,346
  • Doctorate degree: 441

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 891
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 239
  • 5th and 6th grade: 320
  • 7th and 8th grade: 279
  • 9th grade: 118
  • 10th grade: 298
  • 11th grade: 213
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1,142
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 4,145
  • Less than 1 year of college: 1,382
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 4,550
  • Associate degree: 2,498
  • Bachelor's degree: 8,380
  • Master's degree: 4,080
  • Professional school degree: 1,414
  • Doctorate degree: 414

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.2%Males
  • 5.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 7.1%Males
  • 11.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 6.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 1.1%Males
  • 1.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 2.2%Males
  • 0.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 7.3%Males
  • 7.4%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 3.2%Males
  • 4.8%Females
Alameda marital status for males
Alameda marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 14,652
  • One, attached: 3,188
  • Two: 2,537
  • 3 or 4: 3,029
  • 5 to 9: 2,436
  • 10 to 19: 1,004
  • 20 to 49: 2,606
  • 50 or more: 2,925
  • Mobile homes: 53

Median worth of mobile homes: $15,840

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 2.1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 2.8%

House/condo owner moved in on average 16 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 (80.3%)
  • Electricity (16.6%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.2%)
  • No fuel used (0.9%)
  • Solar energy (0.5%)
  • Wood (0.3%)
  • Utility gas (56.6%)
  • Electricity (38.2%)
  • No fuel used (3.3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.1%)
  • Other fuel (0.3%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (0.2%)
  • Wood (0.1%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 985
Here:

12.1%
California:

7.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 284
Here:

10.5%
California:

7.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 878
Here:

24.6%
California:

15.5%

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 (Noninstitutionalized)