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Piedmont
  • Suburb of Oakland, CA

Report Card

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

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Piedmont is a suburb of Oakland with a population of 11,161. Piedmont is in Alameda County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Piedmont offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Piedmont there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Residents of Piedmont tend to be liberal. The public schools in Piedmont are highly rated.

About

About Piedmont...
Population
11,161

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$2,000,001
National
$281,900
Median Rent
$3,501
National
$1,268
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    11%
  • Own
    89%
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Piedmont Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    110.6
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    46.1
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    46.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    359.3
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    2,966.9
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    451.5
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    14%
  • 18-24 years
    4%
  • 25-34 years
    6%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    18%
  • 55-64 years
    9%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    48%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    36%
    national  21%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    10%
    national  28%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    4%
    national  26%
  • Less than high school diploma
    1%
    national  11%

Working in Piedmont

Jobs
grade B+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$250,001
National
$75,149

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