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Fremont, California - Basic Facts

The City of Fremont had a population of 225,815 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Fremont is located at latitude 37.4945 and longitude -121.9411 in Alameda County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fremont (see map below) encompass a land area of 77.46 sq. miles and a water area of 10.15 sq. miles. Alameda County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 56 feet.

The City of Fremont (GNIS ID: 2410545) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Fremont is located within Fremont CCD of Alameda County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fremont population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fremont: Centerville, Centreville, Hardscrabble, Irvington, Mission San Jose, Nikes, Warm Springs.

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Fremont, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 225,815
Population in Households 224,169
Population in Familes 196,974
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,646
Population Density1 2,915
Diversity Index2 71


Total Households 74,264
Average Household Size 3.02
Family Households 58,081
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 77,202 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 45,075 (58.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 29,189 (37.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,938 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $652,508
Average Home Value $694,967


Median Household Income $103,428
Average Household Income $128,590
Per Capita Income $42,603
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.86% 1.15%
Households 0.72% 1.06%
Families 0.71% 1.05%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   1.47%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Fremont, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fremont to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 16 99th
Population Density1 # 467 69th
Diversity Index2 # 600 60th
Median Household Income # 127 92nd
Per Capita Income # 293 81st

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