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Total population: 14,570 (Urban population: 11,130, Rural population: 4,012 (all nonfarm))

Houses: 5,732 (5,491 occupied: 4,853 owner occupied, 608 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

11%
State:

46%

Housing density: 279 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2016: $1,795,284.

Median contract rent in 2016: over $2,000 (lower quartile is $1,976, upper quartile is $1,919)


Median gross rent in Alamo, CA in 2016: over $2,000

Housing units in Alamo with a mortgage: 3,792 (115 second mortgage, 949 home equity loan, 18 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,052

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $220,153

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $110,635

Median monthly housing costs: $4,123


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Alamo, California Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $1,722,581 (it was $726,600 in 2000)
Alamo:

$1,722,581
California:

$477,500
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $1,324,413 - $2,023,000
Median year house/condo built: 1975

Median year apartment built: 1972

Household type by relationship:

Households: 16,472
  • In family households: 15,577 (2,951 male householders, 1,858 female householders)
    4,540 spouses, 5,440 children (5,303 natural, 34 adopted, 111 stepchildren), 82 grandchildren, 16 brothers or sisters, 78 parents, 126 other relatives, 379 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 939 (381 male householders (277 living alone)), 356 female householders (321 living alone)), 202 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 52

Size of family households: 2,148 2-persons, 997 3-persons, 979 4-persons, 531 5-persons, 76 6-persons, 79 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 598 1-person, 102 2-persons, 5 3-persons, 29 4-persons.

3,687 married couples with children.
223 single-parent households (80 men, 143 women).

88.1% of residents of Alamo speak English at home.
3.2% of residents speak Spanish at home (81% speak English very well, 15% speak English well, 4% speak English not well).
5.1% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (61% speak English very well, 36% speak English well, 3% speak English not well).
2.4% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (58% speak English very well, 33% speak English well, 9% speak English not well).
0.6% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 1,954 (11.9%)
(67.8% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

8.3
State:

6.0

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

6.0
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 0no bedroom
  • 271 bedroom
  • 2712 bedrooms
  • 1,0633 bedrooms
  • 2,4414 bedrooms
  • 1,1625+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Alamo population

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Alamo, California:

  • 71no bedroom
  • 111 bedroom
  • 1392 bedrooms
  • 1923 bedrooms
  • 1304 bedrooms
  • 735+ bedrooms
Note: State values scaled to Alamo population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 88no vehicle
  • 4071 vehicle
  • 2,2442 vehicles
  • 1,3233 vehicles
  • 6184 vehicles
  • 2265+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Alamo population

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

  • 60no vehicle
  • 661 vehicle
  • 2822 vehicles
  • 1343 vehicles
  • 604 vehicles
  • 425+ vehicles
Note: State values scaled to Alamo population
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Alamo, California:

  • 01 room
  • 172 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 774 rooms
  • 2365 rooms
  • 4776 rooms
  • 6857 rooms
  • 1,1468 rooms
  • 2,3549+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Alamo population

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Alamo, California:

  • 711 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 103 rooms
  • 514 rooms
  • 865 rooms
  • 1316 rooms
  • 777 rooms
  • 568 rooms
  • 1389+ rooms
Note: State values scaled to Alamo 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 ($)

  • Alamo, CA household income distribution

  • Alamo, CA household income distribution
  • 101Less than $10,000
  • 61$10,000 to $14,999
  • 31$15,000 to $19,999
  • 23$20,000 to $24,999
  • 49$25,000 to $29,999
  • 72$30,000 to $34,999
  • 75$35,000 to $39,999
  • 95$40,000 to $44,999
  • 136$45,000 to $49,999
  • 108$50,000 to $59,999
  • 228$60,000 to $74,999
  • 466$75,000 to $99,999
  • 491$100,000 to $124,999
  • 350$125,000 to $149,999
  • 709$150,000 to $199,999
  • 2,935$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Alamo, CA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2016 in Alamo, CA
  • 34Less than $10,000
  • 16$100,000 to $124,999
  • 4$125,000 to $149,999
  • 8$175,000 to $199,999
  • 3$200,000 to $249,999
  • 5$250,000 to $299,999
  • 72$300,000 to $399,999
  • 43$400,000 to $499,999
  • 172$500,000 to $749,999
  • 702$750,000 to $999,999
  • 2,252$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 2,425$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 1,004$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Alamo, CA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2016 in Alamo, CA
  • 7$800 to $899
  • 148$1,500 to $1,999
  • 195$2,000 to $2,499
  • 252$2,500 to $2,999
  • 186$3,500 or more
  • 47No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 3732010 or later
  • 2572000 to 2009
  • 1081990 to 1999
  • 1911980 to 1989
  • 3661970 to 1979
  • 574Before 1970
Note: State values scaled to Alamo population
Alamo commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 47
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 326
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 512
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 833
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 784
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 185
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 787
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 306
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 168
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 525
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,137
  • 90 or more minutes: 393
Alamo, CA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 54.2%
Number of people working at home: 957 (13.7% of all workers)

Alamo mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 2,333 (63%)
  • Carpooled: 286 (8%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 10 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 10 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 34 (1%)
  • Taxi: 17 (0%)
  • Walked: 101 (3%)
  • Worked at home: 957 (26%)

First ancestries reported:

 Irish: 736
 American: 565
 German: 484
 European: 388
 Italian: 381
 English: 294
 Iranian: 273
 Greek: 201
 British: 135
 Austrian: 126
 Portuguese: 114
 Polish: 93
 Canadian: 83
 Scottish: 77
 Russian: 70
 Swedish: 68
 French (except Basque): 63
 Dutch: 62
 Welsh: 49
 Czech: 40
 Northern European: 39
 Scotch-Irish: 28
 Egyptian: 26
 Hungarian: 22
 Eastern European: 21
 Norwegian: 21
 Danish: 20
 Swiss: 16
 Armenian: 12
 Yugoslavian: 12
 Luxemburger: 12
 Slavic: 12
 Arab: 11
 Lebanese: 10
 Croatian: 10
 Icelander: 9
 Slovak: 9
 French Canadian: 7
 Israeli: 6
 Iraqi: 1

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

  • 12%Iran
  • 10%India
  • 8%United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
  • 6%China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
  • 6%Korea
  • 6%Greece
  • 5%Canada

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

  • This state: 9,564
  • Other state: 4,590
  • Northeast: 1,354
  • Midwest: 1,463
  • South: 891
  • West: 880

88% of Alamo residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 38% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 63% lived in California.

Alamo:

88.5%
State average:

86.6%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 28
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 4
  • 11th grade: 17
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 24
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 302
  • Less than 1 year of college: 239
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 644
  • Associate degree: 208
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,709
  • Master's degree: 1,097
  • Professional school degree: 563
  • Doctorate degree: 160

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 7
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 23
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 30
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 27
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 0
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 308
  • Less than 1 year of college: 133
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 745
  • Associate degree: 351
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,715
  • Master's degree: 806
  • Professional school degree: 350
  • Doctorate degree: 77

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers in 2016 (%)

  • Unemployment by race in 2016
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 3.7%Males
  • 3.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 2.8%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 100.0%Females
Alamo marital status for males
Alamo marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,443
  • One, attached: 117
  • 3 or 4: 53
  • 5 to 9: 13
  • 10 to 19: 8
  • 50 or more: 54

Median worth of mobile homes: $39,368

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2016: 0.4%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2016: 1.0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 17 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Alamo:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Alamo
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (82.6%)
  • Electricity (14.7%)
  • Solar energy (2.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (0.4%)
  • Wood (0.4%)
  • No fuel used (0.2%)
  • Utility gas (74.0%)
  • Electricity (23.5%)

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 371
Here:

20.1%
California:

7.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 165
Here:

12.6%
California:

7.6%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 125
Here:

16.0%
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)