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Alamo, CA (California) Houses and Residents

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $1,866,396 (it was $726,600 in 2000)
Alamo:

$1,866,396
California:

$509,400
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $1,440,269 - $2,094,556

Alamo,CA index of house prices

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

Houses: 5,712 (5,374 occupied: 5,181 owner occupied, 343 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

6%
State:

45%

Housing density: 278 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2017: $1,115,392.

Median contract rent in 2017: over $2,000 (lower quartile is $1,976, upper quartile is $1,919)


Median gross rent in Alamo, CA in 2017: over $2,000

Housing units in Alamo with a mortgage: 4,126 (56 second mortgage, 977 home equity loan, 14 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,062

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $256,960

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $108,937

Median monthly housing costs: $4,350


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Alamo, California Age and Sex of Residents
Median year house/condo built: 1975

Median year apartment built: 1971

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,849
  • In family households: 14,861 (2,904 male householders, 1,728 female householders)
    4,371 spouses, 5,038 children (4,857 natural, 65 adopted, 121 stepchildren), 112 grandchildren, 18 brothers or sisters, 61 parents, 158 other relatives, 375 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 985 (338 male householders (242 living alone)), 422 female householders (353 living alone)), 218 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 51

Size of family households: 2,144 2-persons, 931 3-persons, 951 4-persons, 453 5-persons, 122 6-persons, 45 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 598 1-person, 140 2-persons, 5 3-persons, 20 4-persons.

3,292 married couples with children.
218 single-parent households (41 men, 177 women).

88.7% of residents of Alamo speak English at home.
3.0% of residents speak Spanish at home (84% speak English very well, 11% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
4.4% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (64% speak English very well, 36% speak English well).
2.6% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (72% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 5% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak other language at home (100% speak English very well).

Foreign born population: 1,927 (12.2%)
(72.2% 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:

6.4
State:

4.0

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Alamo, California
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Alamo, California
  • 0no bedroom
  • 291 bedroom
  • 2562 bedrooms
  • 1,2813 bedrooms
  • 2,5334 bedrooms
  • 1,0925+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Alamo, California
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Alamo, California
  • 57no bedroom
  • 161 bedroom
  • 932 bedrooms
  • 723 bedrooms
  • 684 bedrooms
  • 415+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Alamo in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Alamo in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 120no vehicle
  • 3951 vehicle
  • 2,3162 vehicles
  • 1,5403 vehicles
  • 6034 vehicles
  • 2565+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Alamo in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Alamo in renter-occupied apartments
  • 55no vehicle
  • 261 vehicle
  • 1292 vehicles
  • 983 vehicles
  • 154 vehicles
  • 325+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Alamo, California
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Alamo, California
  • 01 room
  • 152 rooms
  • 03 rooms
  • 594 rooms
  • 2405 rooms
  • 5256 rooms
  • 7027 rooms
  • 1,2718 rooms
  • 2,3409+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Alamo, California
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Alamo, California
  • 601 room
  • 02 rooms
  • 173 rooms
  • 134 rooms
  • 165 rooms
  • 826 rooms
  • 697 rooms
  • 338 rooms
  • 589+ rooms
Year house built
Median 2017 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

  • Distribution of median household income in Alamo, CA in 2017
  • 134Less than $10,000
  • 61$10,000 to $19,999
  • 82$20,000 to $29,999
  • 123$30,000 to $39,999
  • 195$40,000 to $49,999
  • 99$50,000 to $59,999
  • 197$60,000 to $74,999
  • 440$75,000 to $99,999
  • 333$100,000 to $124,999
  • 263$125,000 to $149,999
  • 671$150,000 to $199,999
  • 3,258$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner - occupied houses in 2017 in Alamo, CA

  • Distribution of house value in Alamo, CA in 2017
  • 20Less than $10,000
  • 6$25,000 to $29,999
  • 5$100,000 to $124,999
  • 8$125,000 to $149,999
  • 4$175,000 to $199,999
  • 3$200,000 to $249,999
  • 6$250,000 to $299,999
  • 47$300,000 to $399,999
  • 37$400,000 to $499,999
  • 176$500,000 to $749,999
  • 566$750,000 to $999,999
  • 2,109$1,000,000 to $1,499,999
  • 2,559$1,500,000 to $1,999,999
  • 1,304$2,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2017 in Alamo, CA

  • Distribution of rent paid by renters in Alamo, CA in 2017
  • 9$800 to $899
  • 6$1,000 to $1,249
  • 74$1,500 to $1,999
  • 145$2,000 to $2,499
  • 76$2,500 to $2,999
  • 55$3,000 to $3,499
  • 49$3,500 or more
  • 17No cash rent
Time Leaving Home To Go To Work in 2017

Percentage of workers working in this county: 58.2%
Number of people working at home: 1,312 (19.0% of all workers)

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 92
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 266
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 595
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 865
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 687
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 121
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 656
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 206
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 182
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 481
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 1,082
  • 90 or more minutes: 422
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Alamo

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 2,484 (60%)
  • Carpooled: 373 (9%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 23 (1%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 12 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 36 (1%)
  • Taxi: 12 (0%)
  • Walked: 28 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 1,312 (32%)
Class of Workers in 2017
  • Unemployment by race in 2017
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 4.1%Males
  • 2.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 2.9%Males
  • 1.7%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 26.0%Females
Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Alamo, California
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population in Alamo, California
  • 3402010 or later
  • 2512000 to 2009
  • 891990 to 1999
  • 1911980 to 1989
  • 3661970 to 1979
  • 574Before 1970
Ancestries in Alamo, CA

First ancestries reported:

  • German: 649 (9.3%)
  • Irish: 560 (8.1%)
  • Italian: 425 (6.1%)
  • American: 403 (5.8%)
  • European: 367 (5.3%)
  • Iranian: 281 (4.0%)
  • English: 270 (3.9%)
  • Greek: 198 (2.9%)
  • British: 148 (2.1%)
  • Portuguese: 92 (1.3%)
  • Austrian: 79 (1.1%)
  • Scottish: 79 (1.1%)
  • French: 72 (1.0%)
  • Russian: 65 (0.9%)
  • Swedish: 62 (0.9%)
  • Polish: 61 (0.9%)
  • Dutch: 59 (0.8%)
  • Palestinian: 53 (0.8%)
  • Czech: 53 (0.8%)
  • Welsh: 48 (0.7%)
  • Canadian: 39 (0.6%)
  • Arab: 35 (0.5%)
  • Norwegian: 33 (0.5%)
  • Eastern European: 32 (0.5%)
  • Danish: 27 (0.4%)
  • Hungarian: 24 (0.3%)
  • Yugoslavian: 23 (0.3%)
  • French Canadian: 22 (0.3%)
  • Croatian: 17 (0.2%)
  • Northern European: 15 (0.2%)
  • Egyptian: 15 (0.2%)
  • Scandinavian: 15 (0.2%)
  • Lebanese: 15 (0.2%)
  • Scotch-Irish: 14 (0.2%)
  • Swiss: 13 (0.2%)
  • Slavic: 11 (0.2%)
  • Iraqi: 10 (0.1%)
  • Icelander: 9 (0.1%)
  • Slovak: 9 (0.1%)
  • Israeli: 9 (0.1%)
  • Luxemburger: 4 (0.06%)

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

Iran
Alamo:

11.8% (227)
California:

2.0% (206,488)

India
Alamo:

6.7% (130)
California:

4.4% (464,381)

Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion
Alamo:

6.5% (126)
California:

0.1% (7,447)

Canada
Alamo:

6.4% (124)
California:

1.3% (132,692)

United Kingdom, excluding England and Scotland
Alamo:

6.4% (123)
California:

0.6% (58,853)

Greece
Alamo:

6.0% (116)
California:

0.1% (11,935)

Korea
Alamo:

5.8% (112)
California:

3.1% (326,935)

China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan
Alamo:

5.1% (99)
California:

5.8% (608,533)

Vietnam
Alamo:

3.8% (73)
California:

4.9% (516,046)

Philippines
Alamo:

3.7% (71)
California:

8.0% (842,233)

Syria
Alamo:

3.4% (65)
California:

0.2% (25,904)

Spain
Alamo:

3.0% (57)
California:

0.1% (14,980)

Germany
Alamo:

2.2% (42)
California:

0.7% (78,828)

Argentina
Alamo:

2.2% (42)
California:

0.3% (32,995)

England
Alamo:

2.1% (41)
California:

0.6% (61,451)

Hong Kong
Alamo:

2.0% (39)
California:

1.0% (101,715)

Norway
Alamo:

1.8% (35)
California:

0.0% (4,214)

Pakistan
Alamo:

1.8% (35)
California:

0.5% (48,964)

Taiwan
Alamo:

1.7% (33)
California:

1.7% (176,288)

Nicaragua
Alamo:

1.7% (33)
California:

0.6% (65,137)

Brazil
Alamo:

1.6% (31)
California:

0.4% (39,214)

Japan
Alamo:

1.6% (31)
California:

1.0% (107,906)

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

  • This state: 8,802
  • Other state: 4,658
  • Northeast: 1,312
  • Midwest: 1,511
  • South: 1,110
  • West: 719

90.7% of Alamo residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 37.2% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 75.6% lived in California.


Alamo:

90.7%
State average:

87.0%

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 40
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 3
  • 11th grade: 12
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 29
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 255
  • Less than 1 year of college: 256
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 550
  • Associate degree: 222
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,795
  • Master's degree: 1,073
  • Professional school degree: 418
  • Doctorate degree: 167
Educational Attainment for Males

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 8
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 28
  • 5th and 6th grade: 0
  • 7th and 8th grade: 2
  • 9th grade: 8
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 0
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 1
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 329
  • Less than 1 year of college: 138
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 741
  • Associate degree: 404
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,678
  • Master's degree: 826
  • Professional school degree: 321
  • Doctorate degree: 82
Educational Attainment for Females
Alamo marital status for males
Alamo marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,511
  • One, attached: 83
  • Two: 9
  • 3 or 4: 50
  • 5 to 9: 10
  • 50 or more: 40

Median worth of mobile homes: $59,093

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities in 2017: 0.7%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities in 2017: 0.9%

House/condo owner moved in on average 15 years ago

Renter moved in on average 3 years ago

Year householders moved into residence in Alamo
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Alamo, CA
  • 84.1%Utility gas
  • 12.6%Electricity
  • 2.3%Solar energy
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Wood
  • 0.2%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Alamo, CA
  • 83.1%Utility gas
  • 16.9%Electricity

Private vs. public school enrollment:

Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 463
Here:

24.6%
California:

8.6%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 276
Here:

20.9%
California:

8.1%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 107
Here:

12.9%
California:

15.1%
School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students
School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability