Alameda County Information

Alameda in California occupies 821 square miles and has a 2006 population of 1,457,426, a change from a 2000 population of 1,443,741 and 1,304,347 in 1990. 12.7% percent of the population is between the ages of 15 and 24, 14.1% percent is 25-35, and 16.4% percent of the population is 35 to 44.

There were 9,114 acts of violent crime reported in Alameda in 2004, a change from 9,503 reports of violent crime in 2000.

The unemployed population in 2006 was 33,090 people: 4.4% percent. This was a change from the unemployment rate in 2000 of 3.6%.

Read more about Alameda, California in the Wikipedia entry.

General Information
CountyAlameda 
StateCalifornia 
Land Area821 sq. milesRanked 1,128 of 3,140
Population 20061,457,426Ranked 23 of 3,140
Population 20051,451,065 
Population 20001,443,741Ranked 21 of 3,140
Population 19901,304,347Ranked 21 of 3,140
Race BreakdownPercentage
Caucasion56.9% 
African American13.8% 
Asian American24.2% 
Native American.7% 
Pacific Islander.7% 
Age BreakdownPercentage
Population Under 57.4% 
Population 5 to 1413.7% 
Population 15 to 2412.7% 
Population 25 to 3414.1% 
Population 35 to 4416.4% 
Population 45 to 5415% 
Population 55 to 6410.3% 
Population 65 to 745.4% 
Population 75 and up5.1% 
Crime Counts20042000
Total Violent Crimes9,1149,503
Murders / Manslaughters117 
Forcible Rapes472 
Robberies3,904 
Aggravated Assaults4,621 
Total Property Crimes65,79858,320
Burglaries11,824 
Larceny Thefts38,618 
Motor Vehicle Thefts15,356 
Employment Data20062000
Labor Population745,890768,785
Unemployed Population33,09027,754
Unemployment Rate4.4%3.6%

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