Fremont is the fourth most populated city in the Bay Area behind San Jose, Oakland and San Francisco.
There is a lot of open space in Fremont that affords residents sweeping views of the Bay Area and a number of municipal parks. Fremont is just across the San Francisco Bay and Dumbarton Bridge from Silicon Valley, making it an ideal place to live for those working on the peninsula or in the South Bay. The city includes the historic communities of Mission San Jose, Centerville, Niles, Irvington and Warm Springs. .A town that has it all with shopping, restaurants, close proximity to recreational and cultural activities, public transportation, and major highways.
There are some excellent schools in the Fremont area school district. The California Department of Education nominated two elementary schools in the district for the 2006 California Distinguished School Award and one that received Honorable Mention for the honor. Fremont has 5 high schools, and a student-teacher ratio of 22:1. 97% of the school's seniors graduate from high school and 81.4% of those students go on to pursue higher education options.
Fremont Real Estate
There are many home options available in the area, with some grand estates in the Misson San Jose and Warm Springs area. The average home price in Fremont in April 2008 was $721,981.
Points of interest in Fremont, California:- Mission San José and Cemetery - the only surviving building from the Spanish period, a monastery which holds the graves of many prominent Spanish and American settlers.
- Central Park with Lake Elizabeth - was named "Best Park" of the Tri-Cities area by the Argus newspaper for 2004.
- Area - 92 sq mi
- Population - 213,512
- Median income - $88,335
- Median age of residents - 34 years old