Orinda

Just outside the Caldecott Tunnel, which connects Lamorinda to the rest of the East Bay, Orinda boasts temperate weather, strong schools, and a relaxing lifestyle to nearly 20,000 residents. 

Located about 18 miles outside of San Francisco, Orinda is a sophisticated community that offers residents plenty of top-notch options. From prestigious schools to a peaceful, pastoral setting and some of the best weather in the Bay Area, life here is truly immaculate. Orinda is one of the three cities (Lafayette, Moraga, and Orinda) that comprise Lamorinda. Surrounded by luscious rolling green hills, Orinda is known for being a community-oriented town. One of the most beautiful towns in the entire Contra Costa County, you’ll find an idyllic family-oriented feel here.

Home to many young families, Orinda features sweet neighborhoods bustling with young kids. With a modest downtown, families can be found running errands, visiting the library, or sitting down for a quick meal there.

Overview for Orinda, CA

19,497 people live in Orinda, where the median age is 49 and the average individual income is $128,328. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

19,497

Total Population

49 years

Median Age

High

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

$128,328

Average individual Income

Around Orinda, CA

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

55
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
44
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Reasonable Books, Yama Kids Yoga, and Taoist Tai Chi Society of the USA.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Shopping 2.94 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.39 miles 19 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.61 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.47 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.96 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.84 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Orinda, CA

Orinda has 7,252 households, with an average household size of 2.68. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Orinda do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 19,497 people call Orinda home. The population density is 1,517.08 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

19,497

Total Population

High

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

49

Median Age

48.93 / 51.07%

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
7,252

Total Households

2.68

Average Household Size

$128,328

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 Orinda, CA

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Primary Schools ()
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High Schools ()
Mixed Schools ()
The following schools are within or nearby Orinda. 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
PRIVATE
8th - 12th
No rating available
Wagner Ranch Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Sleepy Hollow Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Holden High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Glorietta Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Orinda Intermediate
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Del Rey Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5

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