Everything else equal, I think we can all agree that living in a cheaper place is better than living in a more expensive place.
I’d much rather pay $500/mo in rent than $1,000. And I’d rather pay $2 for coffee than $5.
And while every neighbhorhood in Fremont might be more expensive than living in rural California, there are certain neighborhoods that are definitely cheaper.
So what exactly are those Fremont neighborhoods where your dollar goes a little further — you can get that one bedroom instead of the studio?
Instead of relying on public opinion and speculation, we wanted to get the facts straight and find out which neighborhoods in Fremont are the cheapest.
What’s the cheapest neighborhood to live in Fremont for 2020? According to the most recent census data, Blacow looks to be the cheaptest Fremont neighborhood to live in.
At this point we should make it clear that you do get what you pay for — some of these neighborhoods might not be the best places to live in Fremont. You could be sacrificing location or crime rates in return for more space and cheaper groceries.
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.
Once you’re done, you can look at the bottom of the story for a complete chart of every neighborhood we looked at from cheapest to most expensive.
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How We Determined The Cheapest Fremont Hoods In 2020
In order to rank the cheapest places to live in Fremont, we had to determine what criteria defines “cheap”.
- Overall Cost Of Living
- Rent To Income Ratio
- Median Home Value To Income Ratio
We then ranked each neighborhood with scores from 1 to 28 in each category, where 1 was the cheapest.
Next, we averaged the rankings for each neighborhood to create a cheap neighborhood index.
And finally, we crowned the neighborhood with the lowest cheapest neighborhood index the “Cheapest City Neighborhood In Fremont.” We’re lookin’ at you, Blacow.
Read on below to learn more about what it’s like to live in the cheapest places Fremont. Or skip to the end to see the list of all the neighborhoods in the city from cheapest to most expensive.
The 10 Cheapest Neighborhoods To Live In Fremont For 2020
The median income in Blacow comes in at $98,647 and the median home value is $517,420 for 2020.
The median income in Downtown comes in at $116,690 and the median home value is $543,600 for 2020.
The median income in Cherry-Guardino comes in at $112,923 and the median home value is $500,460 for 2020.
The median income in Parkmont comes in at $105,700 and the median home value is $559,467 for 2020.
Ardenwood Historic Farm is a Regional Historic Landmark in Fremont, California. It is managed by the East Bay Regional Park District.
The median income in Ardenwood comes in at $133,125 and the median home value is $573,882 for 2020.
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.
The median income in Glenmoor comes in at $108,646 and the median home value is $630,488 for 2020.
The median income in Cabrillo comes in at $108,661 and the median home value is $589,586 for 2020.
The median income in Centerville comes in at $91,431 and the median home value is $493,889 for 2020.
The median income in Grimmer comes in at $102,824 and the median home value is $616,920 for 2020.
The median income in Lakes And Birds comes in at $99,782 and the median home value is $507,750 for 2020.
Summing Up The Cheapest Places In Fremont
If you’re measuring the neighborhoods in Fremont where prices are low and it’s cheap to live, this is an accurate list.
As we mentioned earlier, the neighborhoods in Fremont aren’t all cheap. Canyon Heights takes the title of the most expensive neighborhood to live in Fremont.
We ranked the neighborhoods from cheapest to most expensive in the chart below.
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Detailed List Of The Cheapest Neighborhoods To Live In Fremont For 2020
|Rank||Neighborhood||Cost Of Living Index|
|10||Lakes And Birds||166|
|27||Mission San Jose||227|