50 Miles across the bay from San Francisco, in Alameda County is the city of Fremont. The city is close enough to drive across the Bay Bridge and enjoy the city when you want to and far enough away to have its own identity and charm. A population over 220,000 with 52% having a Bachelors' Degree or better. This is a very diverse city that takes care of its own and offers opportunities for growth, jobs, volunteering, family living and community interaction It has a moderate climate with temperatures averaging close to 68 degrees. As part of the famed Silicon Valley, Fremont has its own industry leaders such as Tesla, Apptivo, Delta, and Thermo Fisher Scientific to name a few. Some of the most popular neighborhoods include the following. Fremont and its neighborhoods offer a wide range of living options from single family homes, town homes, condos and rental units and apartments. Being part of Silicon Valley makes it an ideal place to live and raise a family and meet others with similar interests. This multi-cultural community takes pride in its diversity and contributions to the Bay Area atmosphere. As with many California Bay Area communities, Fremont is rich in history and culture. You will find something of interest for everyone in a safe, community oriented environment.
For a middle class neighborhood, Ardenwood is one of the popular choices for people moving to the area. It has a wide range of diverse cultures and about 21% are between 35-44 years of age. Estimated value of a single family 3 bedroom+ family home is close to $1,000,000 and the community is a mix of owned, rentals and town homes for purchase or rent. Residents hold white and blue collar jobs. It’s a comfortable community for families with many schools and shopping areas available. Located in the southwestern area off Interstate 880 and DeCoto Road it is a comfortable family community with access to parks and shopping at nearby Paseo Padre Mall. It is home to the Ardenwood Historical Farm with beautiful land, mansion and is popular for event planning or a day out with the family. Stop by the Black Bear Diner on Mowry Avenue for lunch or dinner. This California favorite has a great menu to please anyone.
In the south part of Fremont with Interstate 880 on the west, Interstate 680 on the east side and a new BART Station it is convenient to shopping and downtown. 10,000 plus residents have an average commute time of 28 minutes. It has a mix of condos, town homes and single family residences with estimated value of $1,100,000 and rents averaging $1820 per month, depending on what you are looking for. It is considered a very family friendly neighborhood with good schools from Kindergarten through 12th grade and parks. Average income is $125,000 with executive, white and blue collar jobs and a rich diverse population. The Great Mall near I-680 offers a variety of shopping and Restaurants like Piatti's and Red Robin Burger along with many enticing ethnic options. Northwestern Polytechnic University is located in the Warm Springs area.
Working to become a solar powered city, Fremont boasts about a third of the electric cars purchased in Alameda County. Recycling is mandatory and the city actively seeks out clean technology businesses. Tesla has made its mark by reinventing life in a factory town bringing 4,000 jobs. Approximately a quarter of the workforce in Fremont is in manufacturing and the city is luring the 'Tech' generation to Silicon Valley. More than 13,000 residents have an average income of $105,000 and the median home price is $620,000. The downtown Capitol Avenue area is being revitalized and a new mixed use property, fostering a healthier work/life balance is slated to begin in June 2017. It will include many new retail and housing options, including the Capitol Villas with ground floor commercial space and 44 residential units. The Chamber of Commerce is promoting Downtown Date Night and recommends the Food Truck Mafia for a wide range of menu choices. As the city grows and improves, it plans to expand the downtown area to a walk-able and entertaining neighborhood.