Alameda

Alameda is known for its small town charm and close proximity to Oakland and San Francisco.

Welcome to Alameda

One of twelve Coast Guard cities in the United States, the island of Alameda is known for its small-town charm and close proximity to Oakland and San Francisco. Ideal for commuters, Alameda offers ease of access to the city through the San Francisco Bay Ferry with direct access into San Francisco and is minutes from Oakland through the Webster Street Tube.
 
Named one of the best places to live in the United States, Alameda has a high median family income, numerous educational offerings, and a plethora of restaurants, libraries, good air quality, and outdoor parks and spaces. New community developments throughout the island community have brought every convenience for residents, including shopping, gourmet dining, and modern and energy-efficient living options. The biggest draw to this East Bay Area town is its beautiful views of the San Francisco Bay from Crown Memorial State Beach, offering views of San Francisco and the Bay Bridge.

Overview for Alameda, CA

78,320 people live in Alameda, where the median age is 40.6 and the average individual income is $61,380. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

78,320

Total Population

40.6 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$61,380

Average individual Income

Around Alameda, CA

There's plenty to do around Alameda, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

12
Car-Dependent
Walking Score
36
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Island Market Meat Department, Sweet Surprise Bay Area, and Guava the Caribbean Food Company.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Dining · $ 4.07 miles 14 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 4.96 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $ 3.84 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining · $$ 4.41 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 3.34 miles 10 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.1 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Alameda, CA

Alameda has 30,500 households, with an average household size of 2.53. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Alameda do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 78,320 people call Alameda home. The population density is 7,495.69 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

78,320

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

40.6

Median Age

48.55 / 51.45%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
30,500

Total Households

2.53

Average Household Size

$61,380

Average individual Income

Households with Children

With Children:

Without Children:

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Blue vs White Collar Workers

Blue Collar:

White Collar:

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Alameda, CA

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Primary Schools ()
Middle Schools ()
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Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Alameda. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
Bayside Montessori Association
PRIVATE
PreK - K
No rating available
The Academy of Alameda
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
Will C. Wood Middle
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
4/5
Alameda Christian School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Rising Star Montessori
PRIVATE
PreK - 5th
No rating available
Chinese Christian Schools
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Da Vinci Center For Gifted Children
PRIVATE
1st - 9th
No rating available
PUBLIC
K - 8th
5/5
Encinal Junior/Senior High
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
4/5
Island High (Continuation)
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
1/5
Frank Otis Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Ruby Bridges Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
2/5
Nea Community Learning Center
PUBLIC
K - 12th
3/5
The Academy of Alameda Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
St Joseph Elementary School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
St Philip Neri School
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Montessori Elementary School Of Alameda
PRIVATE
K - 7th
No rating available
Chinese Christian Schools - Alameda
PRIVATE
K - 8th
No rating available
Alameda Community Learning Center
PUBLIC
6th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Amelia Earhart Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
4/5
Alameda Science and Technology Institute
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
PUBLIC
K - 5th
No rating available
William G. Paden Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
3/5
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5

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