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Nestled in the East Bay adjacent to the beautiful Livermore Wine Country, Fremont is a bustling city of over 214,000 people making it the fourth largest in the San Francisco Bay area. The city spans an area of 90 square miles within Alameda County and is conveniently served by Interstates 680 and 880 and various rail lines including BART, AE and the Amtrak Capitol Corridor. This culturally diverse and metropolitan community offers a mild climate, museums, parks, Lake Elizabeth and high ranking public schools. In addition, its proximity to Silicon Valley as well as the rest of the San Francisco Bay Area make it one of the most popular and affordable cities to call home.

Technology & Business

Located just 15 miles from San Jose, the original “silicon valley”, Fremont is home to a large variety of over 1,200 technology and life science firms including Antec, AXT Inc., Boston Scientific, Lam Research, Oplink Communications, Seagate, Silicon Graphics International, SYNNEX, Volterra and Western Digital.

Weather

Averages in July

Averages in January

Maximum 77 °F (25 °C) Maximum 58 °F (14 °C)
Minimum 58 °F (14 °C) Minimum 42 °F (6 °C)

Places of Interest

Fremont provides endless activities for all ages including art galleries, museums, numerous parks and walking/hiking trails, Lake Elizabeth, golfing, dining, shopping and farmer’s markets. Central Park alone offers over 450 acres including a one and a half mile exercise course, soccer fields, tennis and basketball courts, picnic areas, a dog park, softball fields and a golf course. Aqua Adventure is also a popular destination boasting two enclosed 40’ water slides, a lazy river, splash zones and several pools. Take a meandering stroll through the nature trails in Edwards National Wildlife Refuge Park or visit several historical landmarks including the Leland Stanford Winery and Shinn Historical Park and Arboretum. Mission Peak is a beautiful mountain summit over 2,500 feet high and a favorite spot among locals. Spend a day at Wente Vineyards and enjoy breathtaking views, fine dining, award winning wines, a round of golf or an evening concert under the stars.

Lake Elizabeth

A hidden gem in the heart of Fremont, Lake Elizabeth offers 83 scenic acres with sweeping views of the hills. This recreational lake offers boat launches, boat rentals and storage as well as paddle boat and kayak rentals. Visitors can take a walk, run or bike ride around the two mile trail circling the lake, enjoy a picnic or even BBQ using one of the many grills. The area is also a great place for bird watching and exploring nature.

Demographics

The 2010 U.S. Census reported that Fremont had a population of 214,089. The population density was 2,443 people per square mile. The racial makeup of Fremont was 108,332 (50.6%) Asian, 70,320 (32.8%) White, 31,698 (14.8%) Hispanic or Latino of any race, 13,605 (6.4%) from other races, 12,584 (5.9%) from two or more races, 7,103 (3.3%) African American, 1,169 (0.5%) Pacific Islander and 976 (0.5%) Native American.

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