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Alamo, CA (California) Houses and Residents

Alamo,CA index of house prices

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

Houses: 5,333 (5,244 occupied: 4,760 owner occupied, 655 renter occupied)

% of renters here:

12%
State:

46%

Housing density: 259 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2013: $848,189.

Median contract rent in 2013: $1,248 (lower quartile is $988, upper quartile is $1,919)


Median gross rent in Alamo, CA in 2013: $1,449

Housing units in Alamo with a mortgage: 3,802 (521 second mortgage, 644 home equity loan, 15 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 873

Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $178,681

Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $120,511

Median monthly housing costs: $3,615


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Alamo, California Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $1,049,754 (it was $726,600 in 2000)
Alamo:

$1,049,754
California:

$373,100
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $1,003,942 - $1,035,649
Median year house/condo built: 1976

Median year apartment built: 1977

Household type by relationship:

Households: 15,005
  • In family households: 14,008 (3,780 male householders, 663 female householders)
    4,091 spouses, 4,903 children (4,638 natural, 173 adopted, 92 stepchildren), 90 grandchildren, 53 brothers or sisters, 50 parents, 184 other relatives, 194 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 997 (367 male householders (215 living alone)), 385 female householders (340 living alone)), 245 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 137 (0 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,855 2-persons, 832 3-persons, 1,166 4-persons, 475 5-persons, 86 6-persons, 29 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 555 1-person, 156 2-persons, 31 3-persons, 10 4-persons.

3,861 married couples with children.
308 single-parent households (83 men, 225 women).

89.7% of residents of Alamo speak English at home.
2.1% of residents speak Spanish at home (93% speak English very well, 7% speak English well).
5.0% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (84% speak English very well, 10% speak English well, 7% speak English not well).
2.2% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (81% speak English very well, 18% speak English well, 2% speak English not well).
0.9% of residents speak other language at home (85% speak English very well, 15% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 1,350 (8.9%)
(78.3% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:

Here:

7.9
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:

Here:

5.1
State:

3.5

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 6no bedroom
  • 501 bedroom
  • 2202 bedrooms
  • 1,4003 bedrooms
  • 2,4484 bedrooms
  • 8005+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Alamo, California:

  • 0no bedroom
  • 431 bedroom
  • 1312 bedrooms
  • 513 bedrooms
  • 614 bedrooms
  • 345+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

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

  • 62no vehicle
  • 5191 vehicle
  • 2,5482 vehicles
  • 1,2113 vehicles
  • 4414 vehicles
  • 1435+ vehicles

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

  • 6no vehicle
  • 1491 vehicle
  • 1152 vehicles
  • 433 vehicles
  • 74 vehicles
  • 05+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Alamo, California:

  • 61 room
  • 262 rooms
  • 223 rooms
  • 604 rooms
  • 2555 rooms
  • 6316 rooms
  • 8987 rooms
  • 1,3198 rooms
  • 1,7079+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Alamo, California:

  • 01 room
  • 32 rooms
  • 313 rooms
  • 1004 rooms
  • 415 rooms
  • 546 rooms
  • 327 rooms
  • 298 rooms
  • 309+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 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
  • 63Less than $10,000
  • 72$10,000 to $14,999
  • 133$15,000 to $19,999
  • 107$20,000 to $24,999
  • 78$25,000 to $29,999
  • 60$30,000 to $34,999
  • 44$35,000 to $39,999
  • 58$40,000 to $44,999
  • 65$45,000 to $49,999
  • 148$50,000 to $59,999
  • 346$60,000 to $74,999
  • 498$75,000 to $99,999
  • 640$100,000 to $124,999
  • 536$125,000 to $149,999
  • 752$150,000 to $199,999
  • 1,595$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Alamo, CA

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Alamo, CA
  • 72Less than $10,000
  • 9$10,000 to $14,999
  • 20$30,000 to $34,999
  • 5$40,000 to $49,999
  • 11$80,000 to $89,999
  • 41$100,000 to $124,999
  • 39$150,000 to $174,999
  • 51$250,000 to $299,999
  • 53$300,000 to $399,999
  • 37$400,000 to $499,999
  • 213$500,000 to $749,999
  • 872$750,000 to $999,999
  • 3,882$1,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Alamo, CA

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Alamo, CA
  • 39$900 to $999
  • 9$1,250 to $1,499
  • 149$1,500 to $1,999
  • 443$2,000 or more
  • 48No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1451995 to March 2000
  • 741990 to 1994
  • 731985 to 1989
  • 1181980 to 1984
  • 2221975 to 1979
  • 1441970 to 1974
  • 2011965 to 1969
  • 373Before 1965
Alamo commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 52
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 402
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 971
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 994
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 762
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 438
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 754
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 130
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 146
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 484
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 793
  • 90 or more minutes: 233
Alamo, CA Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 60.2%
Number of people working at home: 638 (9.4% of all workers)

Alamo mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 5,401 (79%)
  • Carpooled: 302 (4%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 14 (0%)
  • Streetcar or trolley car: 8 (0%)
  • Subway or elevated: 267 (4%)
  • Railroad: 56 (1%)
  • Motorcycle: 11 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 10 (0%)
  • Walked: 30 (0%)
  • Other means: 60 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 638 (9%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 2,029
 Irish: 1,728
 German: 1,621
 English: 1,546
 Italian: 1,180
 Scottish: 573
 United States or American: 498
 Swedish: 398
 Norwegian: 348
 Dutch: 300
 Scotch-Irish: 275
 Russian: 252
 Iranian: 250
 Polish: 233
 French (except Basque): 224
 European: 214
 Portuguese: 166
 Armenian: 166
 Arab:: 145
 French Canadian: 124
 Danish: 118
 Greek: 116
 British: 107
 Swiss: 86
 Finnish: 82
 Hungarian: 77
 Welsh: 77
 Yugoslavian: 69
 Lebanese: 67
 Eastern European: 55
 Czech: 53
 Northern European: 42
 Lithuanian: 42
 Canadian: 33
 Arab/Arabic: 31
 Austrian: 31
 Romanian: 27
 Palestinian: 24
 Egyptian: 23
 Turkish: 19
 Scandinavian: 18
 Ukrainian: 15
 Belgian: 13
 Croatian: 12
 Czechoslovakian: 11
 Slovak: 9
 Australian: 8
 Pennsylvania German: 7
 Basque: 7
 Israeli: 7
 New Zealander: 6

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

  • 12%Iran
  • 9%Canada
  • 8%Philippines
  • 7%United Kingdom
  • 4%Other Northern Europe
  • 4%Vietnam
  • 4%Germany

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

  • This state: 8,636
  • Northeast: 1,391
  • Midwest: 1,848
  • South: 862
  • West: 893

62% of Alamo residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 61% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 67% lived in California.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 4
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 19
  • 7th and 8th grade: 0
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 10
  • 11th grade: 20
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 29
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 349
  • Less than 1 year of college: 126
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 643
  • Associate degree: 227
  • Bachelor's degree: 1,989
  • Master's degree: 927
  • Professional school degree: 458
  • Doctorate degree: 209

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 5
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 0
  • 5th and 6th grade: 16
  • 7th and 8th grade: 7
  • 9th grade: 0
  • 10th grade: 0
  • 11th grade: 7
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 51
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 653
  • Less than 1 year of college: 244
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 925
  • Associate degree: 400
  • Bachelor's degree: 2,056
  • Master's degree: 658
  • Professional school degree: 196
  • Doctorate degree: 53

Educational Attainment for Females (%)

Class of Workers

  • Unemployment by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 1.2%Males
  • 3.5%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Asian residents
  • 2.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 30.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 3.2%Males
Alamo marital status for males
Alamo marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,064
  • One, attached: 120
  • Two: 17
  • 3 or 4: 12
  • 5 to 9: 76
  • 10 to 19: 10
  • 20 to 49: 9
  • 50 or more: 5
  • Mobile homes: 20

Median worth of mobile homes: $24,126

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 0%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 0%

House/condo owner moved in on average 14 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Alamo:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 87.2%Utility gas
  • 11.6%Electricity

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 79.7%Utility gas
  • 12.8%Electricity
  • 7.5%Wood

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 314
Here:

15.1%
California:

9.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 100
Here:

11.4%
California:

7.8%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 143
Here:

24.6%
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 (Noninstitutionalized)