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Fremont
  • Suburb of San Jose, CA

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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade A minus
  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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Fremont is a suburb of San Jose with a population of 228,795. Fremont is in Alameda County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Fremont offers residents an urban suburban mix feel and most residents own their homes. In Fremont there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many families and young professionals live in Fremont and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Fremont are highly rated.

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About Fremont...
Population
228,795

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,231,500
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$2,824
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    39%
  • Own
    61%
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Fremont Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade C+
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    121.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    1.8
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    17
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    68.9
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    446.2
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,886
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    540.2
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    15%
  • 35-44 years
    17%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    30%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    32%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    17%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    14%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  11%

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