These Are The 10 Best Neighborhoods In Fremont, CA For 2018


We used science and data to determine which neighborhoods in Fremont are the best of the best.

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Do you like your neighborhood? Is it friendly, and where everyone knows their neighbors? No matter if you live in the sticks or in an apartment building in downtown Fremont, you have a little pocket that you can call home. And each neighborhood is different.

Smaller neighborhoods usually have obvious benefits — less crime, a slower pace of life, and a lower cost of living. But not all Fremont neighborhoods are created equal. Some are better than others. But which ones?

Instead of relying on public opinion and speculation, we wanted to get the facts straight and find out which neighborhoods in Fremont are the best. If you’re in one of the places we’re about to highlight, odds are you know you’ve got it made.

Here are the best neighborhoods in Fremont for 2018:

  1. Warm Springs (Homes)
  2. Northgate (Homes)
  3. Ardenwood (Homes)
  4. Mission Hills (Homes)
  5. Vineyards-Avalon (Homes)
  6. Glenmoor (Homes)
  7. Brookvale (Homes)
  8. Kimber-Gomes (Homes)
  9. Blacow (Homes)
  10. Mission Valley (Homes)

Read on to see how we determined the places around Fremont that deserve a little bragging rights or maybe you’re interested in the worst neighborhoods in Fremont.

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How do you determine the top neighborhoods in Fremont for 2018?

In order to rank the best neighborhoods in Fremont, we had to determine what criteria defines a ‘best’.

Using crime, census, and extrapolated BLS data, we arrived at the following set of criteria:

  • High incomes
  • Low unemployment rates
  • Low crime
  • High home prices
  • High population densities (A proxy for things to do)

We limited the analysis to neighborhoods with over 1,000 people.

We then ranked each neighborhood with scores from 1 to 26 in each category, where 1 was the best.

Next, we averaged the rankings for each neighborhood to create a best neighborhood index.

And finally, we crowned the neighborhood with the lowest best neighborhood index the ‘Best City Neighborhood In Fremont.’ We’re lookin’ at you, Warm Springs.

Read on below to learn more about what it’s like to live in the best places Fremont has to offer. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the neighborhoods in the city from best to worst.

1. Warm Springs

Warm Springs Fremont, CA

Population: 10,048
Median Income: $125,866
Median Home Value: $606,117

Warm Springs is located on Rancho Agua Caliente and is so named for the springs that are located there. In early times, there was a settlement called Harrisburgh a short distance east from the small settlement of Warm Springs. A post office opened in Harrisburgh in 1865 and changed its name to Warm Springs in 1885. The name Harrisburgh commemorated Abram Harris, who settled there in 1858. The name Peacock’s commemorated George W. Peacock, its first postmaster. The post office name changed to Warmsprings in 1895 and reverted to Warm Springs in 1950.
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2. Northgate

Population: 11,939
Median Income: $108,107
Median Home Value: $546,614

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3. Ardenwood

Ardenwood Fremont, CA

Population: 16,289
Median Income: $123,556
Median Home Value: $497,791

Ardenwood Historic Farm is a Regional Historic Landmark in Fremont, California. It is managed by the East Bay Regional Park District.
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4. Mission Hills

Mission Hills Fremont, CA

Population: 1,926
Median Income: $216,440
Median Home Value: $1,000,001

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5. Vineyards-Avalon

Population: 5,431
Median Income: $193,049
Median Home Value: $948,834

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6. Glenmoor

Population: 11,758
Median Income: $90,961
Median Home Value: $556,300

Glenmoor Gardens is a neighborhood of nearly 1,900 homes in central Fremont, California and is Fremont’s largest subdivision. The neighborhood is bounded, approximately, by I-880 on the west, Mowry Avenue to the south, Central Avenue to the north, and Fremont Boulevard on the east.
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7. Brookvale

Population: 7,256
Median Income: $121,494
Median Home Value: $654,714

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8. Kimber-Gomes

Population: 5,396
Median Income: $156,992
Median Home Value: $948,676

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9. Blacow

Population: 7,889
Median Income: $100,654
Median Home Value: $455,420

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10. Mission Valley

Population: 7,109
Median Income: $146,510
Median Home Value: $936,050

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Putting A Bow On Our Analysis Of Fremont

If you’re measuring the neighborhoods in Fremont where crime is low and everyone wants to live, this is an accurate list.

If you’re curious, here are the worst places in Fremont:

  1. Centerville
  2. South Sundale
  3. Cabrillo

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Detailed List Of The Best Neighborhoods In Fremont

Rank Neighborhood Population Home Prices Crimes Per 100k Unemployment Rate
1 Warm Springs 10,048 $606,117 1,422 3.7%
2 Northgate 11,939 $546,614 1,658 4.3%
3 Ardenwood 16,289 $497,791 1,748 4.3%
4 Mission Hills 1,926 $1,000,001 871 4.0%
5 Vineyards-Avalon 5,431 $948,834 871 4.3%
6 Glenmoor 11,758 $556,300 1,681 3.9%
7 Brookvale 7,256 $654,714 1,173 4.7%
8 Kimber-Gomes 5,396 $948,676 871 3.5%
9 Blacow 7,889 $455,420 2,126 3.2%
10 Mission Valley 7,109 $936,050 871 3.8%
11 Weibel 4,878 $916,575 871 4.6%
12 Lakes And Birds 4,784 $436,075 2,060 3.7%
13 Irvington 10,734 $609,411 1,613 6.0%
14 Cameron Hills 4,013 $916,550 871 5.2%
15 Canyon Heights 3,067 $574,950 1,549 6.1%
16 Niles 7,362 $575,840 1,545 5.9%
17 Parkmont 6,423 $481,967 1,831 4.0%
18 Mission San Jose 6,891 $947,761 871 6.4%
19 Grimmer 9,077 $529,680 1,950 5.2%
20 Downtown 13,998 $451,583 1,920 5.1%
21 Sundale 11,890 $393,100 2,465 4.4%
22 28 Palms 3,056 $495,800 2,061 6.5%
23 Cherry-Guardino 7,703 $413,960 1,843 7.5%
24 Cabrillo 12,367 $510,829 1,962 4.5%
25 South Sundale 6,868 $498,575 2,013 5.1%
26 Centerville 14,074 $415,356 2,212 7.0%

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