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  2. Crime & Safety
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  3. Housing
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  4. Nightlife
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  6. Diversity
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  7. Jobs
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  8. Weather
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Fremont is a suburb of San Jose with a population of 235,740. 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
235,740

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$931,600
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$2,345
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Urban Suburban Mix
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    39%
  • Own
    61%
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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
    84.7
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0.4
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    14.9
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    66
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    227.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,414.8
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    235.8
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    10%
  • 18-24 years
    6%
  • 25-34 years
    16%
  • 35-44 years
    17%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    27%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    30%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    19%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    17%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    7%
    national  12%

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