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

The latitude of San Leandro is 37.701N. The longitude is -122.153W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 49 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 80,139.


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Median household income
Local
$51,081
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our San Leandro demographic reports
San Leandro is on San Francisco Bay.
Early settlers included miners who turned to farming after failing to find gold.
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 578. The number of murders and homicides was 3. The violent crime rate was 7.1 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Lloyd Bridges, actor
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • San Leandro Festival of Fine Art - Aug. 25-26, 2007
Dates often change. Check San Leandro web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Oyster Bay Regional Park
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: 165

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Sections below provide additional information and links about San Leandro 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 94579 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

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

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in San Leandro was $23,895, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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23% of San Leandro residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in San Leandro, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $811.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,484.


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Libraries in San Leandro include Manor Branch Library, Mulford-Marina Branch Library, San Leandro Public Main Library, South Branch Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in San Leandro include San Leandro Times

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

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San Leandro restaurants taking online reservations include Horatio's, Paradiso ... View restaurants

Traffic

The average commute time for San Leandro workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 14 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in San Leandro between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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