Alameda, California 

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+7.9% since 2020

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9.7 / 7.6

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Alameda, California provides locals and visitors with plenty of attractions ranging from USS Hornet Museum Ship to shopping on Webster street. Regional center - Northern California coast at the head of San Francisco Bay.
Zip Codes: 94501 94502
Cost of Living: 110.0% higher
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 155 ft above sea level

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Alameda, Ca Housing Market
Least Expensive HomesHomes Over 2,000 Sq. Ft.
Most Expensive HomesHomes less than 10 yrs old
All Single Family Homes
Year round climate
Attractive setting
Arts & culture
Soft economy
Extreme living costs

What Bert Has To Say About San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward Metro Area

A world-class city in every respect, the stunningly beautiful and culturally rich San Francisco is not only a unique place to visit but also to live. The area has a lot going for it: exceptional arts and cultural activities, plenty of history and sense of place, a strong commercial and financial core; and all the education and services anyone could want. The climate is one of the most unusual in the world, and the area is among the most ethnically and socially diverse in the country. The many world-famous tourist attractions- Fisherman’s Wharf, Chinatown, the cable car system, hilltop residential enclaves, and the wine country to the north- mix with considerable local entertainment and culture to make the city one of the most interesting and fun places to live in the country.


The unemployment rate in Alameda is 6.2% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Alameda jobs have increased by 1.4%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Alameda's cost of living is 110.0% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Alameda's Cost of Living

September, August and July are the most pleasant months in Alameda, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Alameda county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 79.8% to 17.6%. More Voting Stats

Alameda's population is 78,841 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 7.9%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 33.0 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Alameda is Real Estate: $1,237,800. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 3.5%.

Alameda public schools spend $9,673 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 22.9 students per teacher in Alameda. More Education

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Housing Market in Alameda

It's a good time to buy in Alameda. Home Appreciation is up 20.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Alameda is $1,237,800.
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Reviews for Alameda   6 Reviews
Over emphasis - 6/1/2018
Having been born here & 70 now I have watched firsthand, a small, quiet town ruined by excessive building, overcrowding and far too many restaurants for a city this... Read More

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Small-town feel in urban area - 10/22/2009
Enjoy the immense benefit to having a close-knit community with main-street USA feel less than 10 miles from the resources of several urban and education... Read More

Small-town feel in the middle of the Bay Area - 8/7/2008
Alameda, CA is a unique town here in the Bay Area. Perhaps because it is an island, or perhaps because for many decades it was a U.S. Army base, the city has never... Read More

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