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Alamo
  • Suburb of Oakland, CA

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grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A
  5. Good for Families
    grade A+
  6. Diversity
    grade C+
  7. Jobs
    grade B+
  8. Weather
    grade A
  9. Cost of Living
    grade D+
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A+
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Alamo is a suburb of Oakland with a population of 13,852. Alamo is in Contra Costa County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Alamo offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Alamo there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many retirees live in Alamo and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Alamo are highly rated.

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Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,802,100
National
$244,900
Median Rent
$3,501
National
$1,163
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    7%
  • Own
    93%
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Alamo Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade C+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    8%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    5%
  • 35-44 years
    8%
  • 45-54 years
    12%
  • 55-64 years
    21%
  • 65+ years
    27%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    29%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    47%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    17%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    6%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    national  11%

Working in Alamo

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$250,001
National
$69,021

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