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Fremont, California - Basic Facts

The City of Fremont had a population of 230,734 as of July 1, 2018.

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.

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, 2018)


Total Population 230,734
Population in Households 229,119
Population in Familes 202,333
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,615
Population Density2 2,979
Diversity Index3 70


Median Household Income $112,225
Average Household Income $142,969
Per Capita Income $47,352


Total Housing Units 77,970 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 47,440 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 28,494 (36.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,036 ( 2.6%)
Median Home Value $699,097
Average Home Value $803,417


Total Households 75,934
Average Household Size 3.02
Family Households 59,384
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.91% 0.9%
Households 0.82% 0.8%
Families 0.81% 0.83%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.73%

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, 2018 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 # 467 69th
Diversity Index # 643 58th
Median Household Income # 135 91st
Per Capita Income # 297 80th

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