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Fremont, California - Basic Facts

The City of Fremont had a population of 231,808 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.

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, 2017)


Total Population 231,808
Daytime Population: Workers 122,005
Daytime Population: Residents 120,626
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 242,631
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.05
Population in Households 230,177
Population in Familes 202,167
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,631
Population Density2 2,992
Diversity Index3 71


Median Household Income $106,734
Average Household Income $135,943
Per Capita Income $45,062


Total Housing Units 78,030 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 46,336 (59.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 29,986 (38.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,708 ( 2.2%)
Median Home Value $664,513
Average Home Value $721,410


Total Households 76,322
Average Household Size 3.02
Family Households 59,648
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.1% 1.14%
Households 1.0% 1.07%
Families 0.98% 1.06%
Median Household Income   1.38%
Per Capita Income   2.19%

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, 2017 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 Density # 462 70th
Diversity Index # 625 59th
Median Household Income # 137 91st
Per Capita Income # 296 81st

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