Alameda, California Population 2022

79,174
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Alameda is a city located in Alameda County California. With a 2020 population of 79,174, it is the 117th largest city in California and the 489th largest city in the United States. Alameda is currently growing at a rate of 0.57% annually and its population has increased by 1.14% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 78,280 in 2020. Spanning over 23 miles, Alameda has a population density of 7,577 people per square mile.

The average household income in Alameda is $131,519 with a poverty rate of 7.10%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,973 per month, and the median house value is $920,200. The median age in Alameda is 40.6 years, 39.2 years for males, and 42.2 years for females.

Alameda Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Alamedawas:

  • White: 45.92%
  • Asian: 31.83%
  • Two or more races: 8.96%
  • Black or African American: 7.06%
  • Other race: 5.44%
  • Native American: 0.44%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.36%
The current population of Alameda, California is 79,174 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 78,280.

Alameda, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White36,65545.92%
Black or African American5,6337.06%
American Indian and Alaska Native3490.44%
Asian25,40531.83%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander2840.36%
Some Other Race4,3465.44%
Two or More Races7,1558.96%
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Alameda Population by Race

Alameda Population Pyramid 2022

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Alameda Median Age

40.2


Total

38.4


Male

41.7


Female

Alameda Adults

There are 62,766 adults, (13,228 of whom are seniors) in Alameda.

Alameda Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

34.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Alameda Sex Ratio

Female

40,959

51.31%

Male

38,868

48.69%

Alameda Population by Age

Alameda Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Alameda Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married63.5%36.5%
All48.2%51.8%
Male42.8%57.2%
Female39.4%60.6%
Non Family31.6%68.4%

48.2%

Rate of Home Ownership

Alameda Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All30,5142.5848.2
Married14,7033.3363.5
Male1,0693.1842.8
Female3,2433.3239.4
Non Family11,4991.3531.6

3.25

Average Family Size

2.58

Average Household Size

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Alameda Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2,3293.99%
9th to 12th Grade2,5054.29%
High School Graduate6,60611.31%
Some College10,24717.54%
Associates Degree3,6296.21%
Bachelors Degree20,22834.62%
Graduate Degree12,88722.06%
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Alameda Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alameda Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White25,96825,24917,105
2+ Races3,2683,1351,802
Asian19,42316,66610,520
Black3,7333,4571,539
Hispanic6,3505,3952,239
Other Race3,1482,5631,041
Native American27921676
Islander17517510

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 65.87%.

Alameda Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$66,219$73,285$61,017
Less Than 9th Grade$26,271$33,503$22,264
High School Graduate$34,513$36,494$31,306
Some College$44,119$54,298$40,657
Bachelors Degree$78,464$90,017$72,145
Graduate Degree$102,269$116,368$93,202

$66,219

Average Earnings

$73,285

Average Male

$61,017

Average Female

Alameda Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alameda Language by Age

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Alameda Language

65.35% of Alameda residents speak only English, while 34.65% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Asian and Pacific Island languages, which is spoken by 20.62% of the population.

Alameda Language

Alameda Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black5,3981,13821.08%
Native3495916.91%
Hispanic9,9961,24112.41%
Multiple7,0926288.86%
Asian25,1731,2695.04%
White32,2501,5464.79%
Other753NaN%

7.10%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.63%

Male Poverty Rate

7.55%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alameda

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alameda is Black, with 21.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alameda is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 8.66%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.88%.

Alameda Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade15.45%
High School10.62%
Some College8.30%
Bachelors or Greater3.76%

Alameda Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed3.43%
Male Unemployed14.97%
Female Employed2.63%
Female Unemployed19.53%

Alameda Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alameda Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$106,737$139,570
Families$130,234$164,678
Married Families$146,742-
Non Families$70,452$91,003
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Income by Household Type

Alameda Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

51.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

53.9%

Male Marriage Rate

48.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Alameda Married by Age and Sex

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Alameda Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Alameda Marital Status by Race

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Alameda Marital Status

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2,944

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War584
First Gulf War539
Vietnam1,232
Korea237
World War II176

Alameda Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34308
35 to 54377
55 to 64572
65 to 74905
75+782

Alameda Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1,5685.34%
Black1593.85%
Native American5618.86%
Asian6973.31%
Islander178.13%
Other Race2708.04%
2+ Races1774.91%
Hispanic2633.80%

Alameda Veterans by Race

Alameda Veterans by Education

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5.28%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.58%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alameda Veterans by Education

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68.6%

Labor Force Participation

64.6%

Employment Rate

4%

Unemployment Rate

Alameda Employment by Age

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Alameda Employment by Race

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Alameda Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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50.76%

Born in Alameda

74.74%

Native Born

25.26%

Foreign Born

7.93%

Non Citizen

17.33%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

74.74% of Alameda residents were born in the United States, with 50.76% having been born in California. 7.93% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Alameda Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18604600.00%
18701,5571,09712.97%
18805,7084,15113.87%
189011,1655,4576.94%
190016,4645,2993.96%
191023,3836,9193.57%
192028,8065,4232.11%
193035,0336,2271.98%
194036,2561,2230.34%
195064,43028,1745.92%
196063,855-575-0.09%
197070,9687,1131.06%
198063,852-7,116-1.05%
199076,45912,6071.82%
200072,259-4,200-0.56%
201073,8121,5530.21%
201174,2594470.61%
201274,7064470.60%
201375,1534470.60%
201475,6004470.59%
201576,0474470.59%
201676,4944470.59%
201776,9414470.58%
201877,3884470.58%
201977,8354470.58%
202078,2804450.57%
202178,7274470.57%
202279,1744470.57%

Alameda Population by Year