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Popular Alameda Apartments
Oakland, California, 94607
Studio/1 Bedroom$2,205 - $3,528
2 Bedrooms$2,572 - $3,988
Oakland, California, 94607
1 Bedroom$2,095 - $2,975
2 Bedrooms$2,590 - $3,315
Alameda, California, 94501
Alameda, California, 94501
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Alameda apartments are cleverly laid out near city parks and appealing during all four seasons - it doesn't matter what price range you are looking in, Alameda has the perfect new apartment for you. When deciding where to move in Alameda, be sure to check out our map section on this page. Good luck with your Alameda apartment search!
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Alameda Apartment Rental Market
Household Income City State City Compared to State Less than $10,000 5.7% 8.4% -2.7% $10,000 to $14,999 3.8% 5.6% -1.8% $15,000 to $19,999 4.5% 5.6% -1.1% $20,000 to $24,999 4.4% 5.8% -1.4% $25,000 to $29,999 5.4% 5.7% -0.3% $30,000 to $34,999 5.3% 5.7% -0.4% $35,000 to $39,999 5.2% 5.4% -0.2% $40,000 to $44,999 4.5% 5.2% -0.7% $45,000 to $49,999 4.5% 4.6% -0.1% $50,000 to $59,999 10.1% 8.6% +1.5% $60,000 to $74,999 10.0% 10.6% -0.6% $75,000 to $99,999 14.2% 11.5% +2.7% $100,000 to $124,999 8.9% 6.8% +2.1% $125,000 to $149,999 4.9% 3.6% +1.3% $150,000 to $199,999 4.9% 3.3% +1.6% $200,000 or more 3.9% 3.6% +0.3%
Cost of Living
Share of Household Income Spent on Rent City State City Compared to State Less than 10.0% 5.3% 4.8% +0.5% 10.0% to 14.9% 12.0% 9.8% +2.2% 15.0% to 19.9% 16.6% 13.6% +3.0% 20.0% to 24.9% 13.7% 13.1% +0.6% 25.0% to 29.9% 11.1% 11.0% +0.1% 30.0% to 34.9% 7.8% 8.2% -0.4% 35.0% to 39.9% 6.5% 5.9% +0.6% 40.0% to 49.9% 6.1% 8.0% -1.9% 50.0% or more 16.2% 20.2% -4.0% Not computed 4.9% 5.4% -0.5%
Age Demographic of Renters
Age Demographic of Renters City State City Compared to State 15 to 24 years 5.5% 9.6% -4.1% 25 to 34 years 26.8% 29.3% -2.5% 35 to 44 years 27.3% 25.8% +1.5% 45 to 54 years 19.5% 16.5% +3.0% 55 to 64 years 9.1% 8.0% +1.1% 65 to 74 years 6.0% 5.3% +0.7% 75 to 84 years 4.3% 4.0% +0.3% 85 years and over 1.5% 1.6% -0.1%
Travel Time to Work
Travel Time to Work City State City Compared to State Less than 30 minutes 26.9% 30.9% -4.0% 30 to 44 minutes 23.3% 24.5% -1.2% 45 to 59 minutes 17.4% 13.8% +3.6% 60 or more minutes 32.4% 30.8% +1.6%
Source: 2000 Census
Welcome Home to Alameda
Alameda is prettily perched on Alameda Island in the San Francisco Bay. Travel and Leisure magazine called Alameda one of America’s top ten “Coolest Suburbs Worth a Visit” in 2010. This charming town boasts low crime, natural beauty, a “green” attitude, beautiful Victorian homes, and an excellent quality of life.
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Alameda Rental Trends
Looking for something with a view of the San Francisco Bay? Or maybe you want something by the Pacific Pinball Museum. Whatever you’re looking for, leave it to our apartment finder to help you find the best deal on the place that’s right for you. Check out the table above to get an idea of the average cost of a rental in Alameda. Are you ready to find your new apartment? Start by checking out some of the popular rentals below.
What’s It All Mean?
The city of Alameda was established in 1853. The word “Alameda” means “tree-lined avenue” in Spanish. This community continues to live up to its name. Beautiful tree-lined streets wind through this picturesque community making it a lovely place to call home.
Life’s a Beach
Life on an island sure does mean gorgeous beaches and gorgeous beaches means plenty of active residents. You can check out wind surfers and kite surfers along the 2.5 mile Crown Memorial State Beach. Head to Elsie Roemer Bird Sanctuary for some birding or peaceful contemplation. People have been loving birding in these parts since the 1960s and it is still a happening place for your feathered friends. Between the seemingly endless coastline and that perfectly cool weather, a wonderfully diverse group of birds can be seen here anytime of the year. Another stop on the beach not to be missed is Crab Cove. This is a preserve for marine life. Check out their 800-gallon aquarium to get a close look at marine life without getting your feet wet.
Ping! Bang! Zoom
Where have all the pinball machines gone? They are all in Alameda! The Pacific Pinball Museum is a one-of-a-kind, truly awesome place. Here you can check out 90 working, playable, historic pinball machines. The nonprofit organization’s mission is to teach science, art, and history – all though pinball. How cool is that? They also host the largest pinball show in the world every year: the Pacific Pinball Expo.
Art Deco in Alameda
The The Alameda Theater is a movie theatre with style. The art deco theatre was built in 1932 and designed by architect Timothy L. Pflueger (you’re sure to impress your friends with that little piece of info.) The theatre was restored and they expanded, reopening in 2008. It now serves as the center of an eight-screen theatre. Go check out the latest flicks in this historical landmark and imagine what life was like in Alameda in the 30s.
The USS Hornet Museum is a “Museum Ship” at the historic Alameda Point on the Bay. The USS Hornet (CV-12) is a United States Navy aircraft carrier that was built in the 1940s. It is a National Historic Landmark and was used during World War II, the Korean War, Vietnam War, and was also used for the Apollo program. The museum’s motto is: “Honoring the past; serving the present; inspiring the future.” This unique experience allows visitors to tour the ship and also view exhibits that include information and artifacts from its missions. The USS Hornet Museum is said to be one of the most haunted warships in the American Navy. There have been countless reports of ghostly and creepy things happening onboard the ship. Many shows including, “Scariest Places on Earth” and “Ghost Hunters” shot there to exploit its paranormal reputation.
Average Apartment Rent in Alameda, California
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Alameda Apartment Rental TrendsApartments in Alameda have competitive rents so be sure to use our apartment finder to get the best deal. In May the average rent for a 1 Bedroom Alameda apartment cost $1,195. If you need a roommate, try finding a 2 bedroom apartment rental. An average 2 bedroom Alameda apartment was $1,484 in May. Start your apartment search by checking out some of the Alameda rentals listed below.
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Map & Local Information
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Is Alameda a good place for families?
Based on safety and quality of education, Alameda is a good place for families. With a crime index of 25 out of 100, Alameda has a crime rate that is noticeably lower than the average when compared to other communities of similar population size. Longview is served by Alameda City Unified School District, which has been rated as better than 76.1 percent of school districts in California and 59.8 percent of school districts in the country. Alameda is also located near many hiking trails in the large expanse of park land to the east.
Are there local sporting events in Alameda?
Alameda doesn't offer much in the way of local sporting events, but many nearby cities do. Oakland, for example, is home to various professional teams, including the Oakland Athletics of the MLB, the Golden State Warriors of the NBA, and the Oakland Raiders of the NFL. In addition, San Francisco is home to several professional and collegiate sports teams. On the professional level, the San Francisco 49ers of the NFL play at Candlestick Park, and MLB's San Francisco Giants play at ATT Park. San Francisco's sports teams of various universities also enjoy a large fan base, including the University of San Francisco Dons, the San Francisco State Gators, and the Academy of Art University Urban Knights.
Does Alameda have a good school system?
Alameda's schools are actually quite good, especially in comparison to California's often poorly rated public schools. Most fall under the direction of the Alameda City Unified School District, whose 22 schools were rated better than 76.1 percent of school districts in the state and 59.8 percent of school districts in the country. The district serves about 10,000. Some pupils living in Alameda, however, attend private schools.