Alamo

Welcome to Alamo

Alamo (14,750 residents) is an unincorporated community and census-designated suburb approximately 28 miles east of San Francisco. It lies midway between Walnut Creek (five miles north) and Danville (five miles south).The Contra Costa County Office of the Sheriff provides police services, and the San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District provides fire service and EMS.Almonds, walnuts, pears, grapes and other fruit have long thrived in area’s temperate climate. In 1873, Alamo pioneer Myron Hall grafted Persian cuttings to native walnut trees and helped start the prosperous walnut industry in Contra Costa County. Olympic gold skating champion Kristi Yamaguchi and her family live in Alamo.

Quick Facts

Population

14,570

Female

6,956

Male

7,614

  • White
    13,060
    79.3%
  • Hispanic
    1,395
    8.5%
  • Asian alone
    1,043
    6.3%
  • Black
    115
    0.7%
Median Home Price

$ 1,814,400

Average Income

$171,767

Median resident age

47.3 years

Alamo Schools

SchoolGradesSchool LevelState Ranking/# of SchoolsStudent/Teacher Ratio
Alamo ElementaryK-5Elementary2017: 55/569225.2
Central County Special Education ProgramsK-12Alternative–: –/–6.1
Rancho Romero ElementaryK-5Elementary2017: 318/569226.1
Stone Valley Middle6-8Middle2017: 147/250822.8
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