Alamo

Central to the community is Round Hill Country Club with its championship golf course.

Welcome to Alamo

Rural landscapes with charming shops and scenery
 
Offering a small-town feel, Alamo, California, is one of the most desirable locations to reside in the East Bay. Alamo spoils its residents with stunning views of extensive rural landscapes and large, green mountains surrounding the main village area. It is not too far from San Francisco, providing locals with a taste of city life and more relaxed living.
 
There is a wide array of diverse home styles in Alamo. Many of the homes in the area have Spanish-influenced accents with smooth stucco and adobe. Innovative craftsman homes are also prevalent in Alamo. These homes are quite picturesque, displaying stately beams, triangular roofs, and a front-covered porch. In addition, ranches are popular, with lots of land surrounding them and rectangular profiles. 
 
Alamo has warm, inviting weather that draws many people. It is also the perfect place for those who enjoy a quiet lifestyle but also appreciate access to larger city areas. There are, however, many shops and dining options to explore in Alamo’s quaint downtown.
 

What to Love

  • Rolling mountains and hills surrounding Alamo’s homes
  • Charming coffee shops and small shops
  • Hiking up Mount Diablo or Las Trampas Hills
  • Centrally located and convenient
 

Local Lifestyle

Locals of Alamo embrace an active, outdoor lifestyle. There are several hiking, biking, and running routes to explore throughout the community. Many residents will also travel to closeby areas for extra outdoor opportunities. The ocean is not too far away, providing fun beach experiences to Alamo locals.
 
Alamo also prides itself on its reputable school system and thus attracts residents of all ages in pursuit of excellent educational opportunities. The community hosts festivals yearly to engage locals in fun activities and strengthen neighborly bonds. 
 

Dining, Entertainment, & Shopping

There are a few dining options for residents of Alamo to select from and explore. Peet’s Coffee serves the Alamo area’s best coffee and tea menu choices. Locals love to meet there for a quick date or to do some online work. The Brass Bear Delicatessen is the leading sandwich shop in Alamo. Delicious salad and sandwich options abound at the Brass Bear. It has become a staple of the Alamo community, known for its superb service and fresh ingredients.
 
Extreme Pizza is one of the best pizza shops in the region. It has incredibly diverse pizzas with innovative ingredients and unique toppings sure to please a variety of tastes. Also, Ha-La Sushi is a local restaurant serving delectable sushi and other authentic Japanese fares. Despite Alamo’s rural nature, it has some fabulous dining options to enjoy.
 

Things to Do

There are endless fun things to do while in Alamo. Alamo is well-known for its stunning scenery and outdoor views. Parks are some of the best ways to embrace an outdoor lifestyle. Hemme Station Park incorporates interpretative features of traditional trains and railroads for decoration and playground purchases. It is located by two trails for hiking and has a shaded picnic area to cool off during the hot summer months. Oak Hill Park has undisputedly beautiful views of Mount Diablo and a small lake full of wildlife. It is a quaint, picturesque park that is popular among locals in need of some professional photographs. The park contains a picnic area and an exercise trail. 
 
During the summer months, Livorna Park hosts amazing summer concerts. Locals enjoy live music from local artists among their friends and other community members. There is also a farmers’ market on Sundays for local vendors to sell fresh products to Alamo residents. Finally, the Labor Day celebration at Safeway Plaza is perfect for people of all ages who want to close out the summer in a fun-loving manner. 
 

Schools

Alamo has some incredible schools. Some include:
 

 

TOP FAQS ABOUT ALAMO, CA

What makes Alamo a desirable place to live?

Alamo is renowned for its serene suburban atmosphere, upscale neighborhoods, and proximity to nature. Residents are attracted to the area's spacious properties, excellent schools, and easy access to the Bay Area's major job centers.


What types of homes are available in Alamo?

Alamo offers a wide variety of real estate options, including single-family homes, estates, and some luxury properties. Many homes in Alamo feature large lots, well-maintained landscaping, and beautiful views of the surrounding hills.


How is the real estate market in Alamo performing currently?

The Alamo real estate market can be competitive, with property prices varying based on factors such as location, size, and condition. Local market trends and property values can fluctuate, so it's advisable to consult with a knowledgeable real estate agent.


Are there recreational and cultural amenities in Alamo?

Absolutely! Alamo offers numerous parks, hiking trails, and country clubs for outdoor enthusiasts. Additionally, the nearby cities of Danville and Walnut Creek provide access to cultural attractions, dining, and shopping.


What's the commute like for Alamo residents?

Alamo's location near Interstate 680 provides convenient access to the Bay Area's major employment centers. Commuters often find the community's central location between San Francisco and San Jose to be advantageous for work and leisure travel.

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Overview for Alamo, CA

4,541 people live in Alamo, where the median age is 39 and the average individual income is $90,909. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

4,541

Total Population

39 years

Median Age

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Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$90,909

Average individual Income

Demographics and Employment Data for Alamo, CA

Alamo has 2,136 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Alamo do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 4,541 people call Alamo home. The population density is 77,945.911 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

4,541

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

39

Median Age

54.24 / 45.76%

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2

Average Household Size

$90,909

Average individual Income

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Schools in Alamo, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Alamo. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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PUBLIC
9th - 12th
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Around Alamo, CA

There's plenty to do around Alamo, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Walker's Paradise
Walking Score
75
Very Bikeable
Bike Score
84
Excellent Transit
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including The Creme Brulee Cart: Catering, Third Wheel Coffee, and Cafe550.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining · $$ 1.36 miles 6 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.16 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 1.66 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Shopping 1.34 miles 21 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 1.8 miles 88 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.13 miles 7 reviews 5/5 stars

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