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Fremont, CA

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Fremont, California is a busy city in the San Francisco Bay Area that was formed when five smaller towns banded together into one. These diverse neighborhoods give the city an eclectic feel and renters plenty to explore. Though Fremont lacks a distinctive downtown area, it makes up for it with its wide range of activities and communities–it has even been named an \All American City,\ a title it takes great pride in.

Fremont Apartments

$1759-$5717

Pathfinder Village Apartments
Beds: 2-3  •  Baths: 1-2

$1750-$3025

The Rexford
Beds: 1-3  •  Baths: 1-2.5

$1735-$2010

Bridgeport Apartment Homes
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

$1616-$3385

Stevenson Place
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

$1708-$2811

Boulevard Apartment Homes
Beds: 1-2
Baths: 1-2

$1633-$2355

The Woods
Beds: Studio-2
Baths: 1-2

Key City Stats

The average age of Fremont, CA is
45 to 49
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  • Age Demographic of Renters
  • 25 to 29 years
  • 30 to 34 years
  • 35 to 39 years
  • Male
  • 6.19%
  • 7.56%
  • 9.23%
  • Female
  • 7.31%
  • 8.48%
  • 7.35%
$1494
is average rent in Fremont, CA
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  • Rent Range
  • $650 to $699
  • $700 to $749
  • $750 to $799
  • Percentage of household units
  • 0.21%
  • 0.57%
  • 0.33%
22.16%
of units are available for rent in Fremont
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  • Vacancy Status
  • For Rent
  • Rented, not occupied
  • Other vacant
  • Housing Units
  • 1151
  • 371
  • 449
Getting Around in Fremont, CA

Most people in Fremont use their own cars to get around town but if you're interested in reducing your carbon footprint, you'll be happy to hear that Fremont is home to an extensive network of busses. AC Transit busses travel throughout Alameda and neighboring Contra Costa Counties, with enough routes to make it easy to get anywhere in Fremont and the surrounding area. If you're traveling into the rest of the Bay Area, there are BART trains that run into San Francisco and rapid transit busses to take you into San Jose.

72
Walk Score®
"Very Walkable"
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Transit Score®
N/A
The average commuter time in Fremont is:
30 to 34 minutes
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  • Time Range
  • 25 to 29 minutes
  • 30 to 34 minutes
  • 35 to 39 minutes
  • Percentage of workers
  • 5.89%
  • 18.2%
  • 3.94%

Central Park

<p>Fremont's Central Park and Lake Elizabeth may have been made famous by The Kite Runner, but they've been the cornerstone of community in this city since the 1960s. The 83-acre lake is completely man made but its been around for so long that it blends into the park seamlessly. The lake is stocked for fishing, and is a popular spot for boating, walking, and biking. There's also a section that's open to swimmers in the hot summer months. The playgrounds and picnic grounds are also the perfect place to unwind after a stressful week at work or school.</p>

Ardenwood Historic Farm

<p>Though the city of Fremont has only been around for a little over a half century, the land in this part of the Bay Area has been settled for much longer. To get a taste of what life was like in Fremont during the days of the 49ers, head over to Ardenwood Historic Farm. The farm was founded by George Washington Patterson, who came to California during the Gold Rush. Unfortunately, there was never much gold in the ground in Fremont. Fortunately, the area was the perfect place to start a farm. Today, the farm is still going strong, making use of the same agricultural tricks and techniques that Patterson used in the 1800s.</p>

Niles

<p>Niles, which is one of Fremont's five districts, is a small town trapped in a big city. This geographically isolated area is home to a quaint turn of the century downtown area and is famed for being home to one of the first motion picture companies on the West Coast, Essanay Studios. In fact, you may have seen Niles on the silver screen, as Charlie Chaplin made many of his films in this corner of Fremont. Today, you can view some of the silent films that made Chaplin famous at the Niles Essanay Silent Film Museum.</p>