Fremont, CA Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Fremont?

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There are 231,502 residents in Fremont, with a median age of 38.4. Of this, 49.99% are males and 50.01% are females. US-born citizens make up 50.05% of the resident pool in Fremont, while non-US-born citizens account for 28.14%. Additionally, 21.81% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 204,423 people in Fremont currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 231,502 -1.4%
Male Population 115,729 -0.6%
Female Population 115,773 -2.2%
Male population 49.99%
Female population 50.01%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 38.4 0.5%
Citizen US Born 115,872 -0.8%
Citizen not US Born 65,148 0.2%
Not Citizen 50,482 -4.6%
Citizen US Born 50.05%
Citizen not US Born 28.14%
Not Citizen 21.81%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 4,343 -15.9%
Moved from Same County 11,137 -5.0%
Moved from Same State 6,310 14.8%
Moved from Different State 2,840 14.7%
Same House as Last Year 204,423 -1.5%
Moved from Abroad 1.9%
Moved from Same County 4.86%
Moved from Same State 2.75%
Moved from Different State 1.24%
Same House as Last Year 89.25%

What are the employment statistics in Fremont?

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White-collar workers make up 88.53% of the working population in Fremont, while blue-collar employees account for 11.47%. There are also 8,569 entrepreneurs in Fremont (7.22% of the workforce); 93,767 workers employed in private companies (79.04%); and 10,233 people working in governmental institutions (8.63%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 105,021 -0.4%
Blue Collar 13,609 -3.6%
White Collar 88.53%
Blue Collar 11.47%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 8,569 1.3%
Private Companies 93,767 -1.1%
Governmental Workers 10,233 2.5%
Not for Profit Companies 6,061 -3.0%
Self Employees 7.22%
Private Companies 79.04%
Governmental Workers 8.63%
Not for Profit Companies 5.11%

How many households are there in Fremont?

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There are a total of 74,629 households in Fremont, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 80.62% of these Fremont households, while non-family units account for the remaining 19.38%. Additionally, 43.82% of households have children and 56.18% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 74,629 0.2%
Average People Per Household 3 -1.6%
Family Households 60,164 -0.4%
Non-family Households 14,465 2.6%
Family Households 80.62%
Non-family Households 19.38%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 32,700 0.0%
Households without Children 41,929 0.3%
Households with Children 43.82%
Households without Children 56.18%

What are the median and average incomes in Fremont?

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The average annual household income in Fremont is $183,248, while the median household income sits at $153,475 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $176,286, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $165,359. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $112,857 and $82,448, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $183,248 7.7%
Median Household Income $153,475 7.8%
People below Poverty Level 11,176 6.2%
People above Poverty Level 216,907 -1.9%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Fremont?

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There are 78,240 housing units in Fremont, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1978. Of the 74,629 occupied housing units in Fremont, 61.87% are owner-occupied, while 38.13% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 72.52% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $1,092,700. In general, housing costs reach $2,673 per month in Fremont.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 78,240 0.3%
Median Year Built 1978 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 1,028 -4.1%
Built between 1940 and 1949 796 0.0%
Built between 1950 and 1959 8,507 -2.2%
Built between 1960 and 1969 13,327 1.0%
Built between 1970 and 1979 19,522 3.2%
Built between 1980 and 1989 19,052 -4.8%
Built between 1990 and 1999 8,722 -2.4%
Built between 2000 and 2009 3,512 1.6%
Built between 2010 and 2019 3,607 N/A
Built in 2020 or Later 167 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 74,629 0.2%
Owner Occupied 46,170 0.9%
Renter Occupied 28,459 -0.9%
Owner Occupied 61.87%
Renter Occupied 38.13%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 33,481 -0.7%
Without Mortgage 12,689 5.2%
Median Value with Mortgage $1,092,700 7.1%
Median Value without Mortgage $1,002,300 5.4%
Median Housing Costs per Month $2,673 4.7%
With Mortgage 72.52%
Without Mortgage 27.48%

What is the level of education in Fremont?

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Approximately 19.82% of the population in Fremont holds a high school degree (that's 35,006 residents), while 14.37% have attained a college certificate (28,729 locals) and 30.2% have a bachelor's degree (53,332 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 5,687 0.4%
Some High School 35,006 -5.5%
Some College 28,729 -5.1%
Associate Degree 9,321 3.0%
Bachelor's Degree 53,332 -0.6%
Graduate Degree 47,866 2.5%
No High School 3.22%
Some High School 19.82%
Some College 14.37%
Associate Degree 5.28%
Bachelor's Degree 30.2%
Graduate Degree 27.11%

What is the marital status of Fremont residents?

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A total of 50,931 people in Fremont have never been married (which represents 27.51% of the total population), while 116,003 of them are wedded (62.66%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 1,458 (0.79%) and 9,900 (5.35%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 50,931 -1.1%
Married 116,003 -1.0%
Separated 1,458 7.0%
Widowed 8,303 -5.6%
Divorced 9,900 -6.1%
Never Married 27.51%
Married 62.66%
Separated 0.79%
Widowed 4.48%
Divorced 5.35%

What are the most common means of transportation in Fremont?

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The top three means of transportation people in Fremont use to get to work are: car, bus or trolley bus and subway or elevated. A total of 67,685 residents commute by car, 2,312 prefer going to work by bus or trolley bus and 1,481 by subway or elevated.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 67,685 -5.4%
Bus or TrolleyBus 2,312 -4.2%
Subway or Elevated 1,481 N/A
Railroad 170 -10.1%
Ferryboat 21 N/A
Bicycle 351 -1.1%
Motorcycle 188 10.6%
TaxiCab 82 41.4%
Walk 1,088 -4.8%

What is the median and average household income in Fremont by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
94536 72,744 24,776 $139,636.00 $165,456.00
94538 66,474 21,726 $130,947.00 $152,467.00
94539 53,762 16,409 $200,046.00 $229,767.00
94555 38,522 11,718 $177,333.00 $212,793.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 94536 94538 94539 94555