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Fremont is a city in Alameda County, in the San Francisco-Oakland metro area.

The community was named after John C. Fr?mont, Civil War general and presidential candidate.

The latitude of Fremont is 37.548N. The longitude is -121.987W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 56 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 204,525.


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Median household income
Local
$76,579
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Fremont demographic reports
Fremont is on the eastern shore of San Francisco Bay.
Former and merged names include:
· Centerville
· Irvington
· Mission San Jose
· Niles
· Warm Springs
The towns of Niles, Centerville, Irvington, Mission San Jose and Warm Springs were incorporated into the city of Fremont in 1956.

Fremont is the home of the NUMMI auto plant, a joint manufacturing center for General Motors and Toyota.

Public transportation: AC Transit, BART (See the transit and travel sections below.)

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 433. The number of murders and homicides was 2. The violent crime rate was 2.1 per 1,000 people.
Filming location for:
· 1991 movie, "Terminator 2: Judgment Day"
· 1999 movie, "Bicentennial Man"
· 1915 movie, "The Tramp"
Census 2000 highlights: Among major American cities, ranked No. 2 in percentage Asian population (37%); Among U.S. communities of at least 100,000 people, ranked No. 9 in monthly mortgage costs. The median here was $1,896
Well-known residents have included:
· Kristi Yamaguchi, figure skater, Olympic medallist
· MC Hammer, rap musician
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Peet's Coffee & Tea, Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Festival of the Arts - Aug. 4-5, 2007
Dates often change. Check Fremont web sites and events links in the sections below.
Performing arts: Fremont Symphony Orchestra
Nearby parks & recreation: Alameda Creek Regional Trail, Coyote Hills Regional Park, Fremont Central Park
Historic sites and museums: Ardenwood Historical Farm, Coyote Hills Regional Park, Mission San Jose and Museum, Niles Depot, Shinn Historical Park
Colleges and universities: Ohlone College, Santa Barbara Business College, Sequoia Institute, Silicon Valley College
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 100

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Fremont demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Alameda County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Oakland area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 94538 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

8% of Fremont residents report German ancestry, and 7% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Fremont ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Fremont was $31,411, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

43% of Fremont residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Fremont, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,119.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,896.


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Libraries in Fremont include Centerville Library, Fremont Main Library, Irvington Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Fremont include Fremont Argus

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Alameda County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Fremont political report.

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Fremont restaurants taking online reservations include Ho Chow ... View restaurants

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The average commute time for Fremont workers is 31 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 38 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Fremont between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.9 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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