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Overview

Introduction to Emeryville, California

Emeryville, California, in Alameda county, is 2 miles N of Oakland, California.

Emeryville History

The community was colonized by Spain in the year 1776. Prior to that, the area was occupied by Native Americans. Emeryville was officially incorporated as a town in 1896. It was named in honor of Joseph Stickney Emery, the town's founder. Emery became the president of the California and Nevada Railroad in 1884. Emeryville began to prosper as an industrial city from the latter part of the nineteenth century to the first half of the twentieth century. The community is home to Jamba Juice and the Pixar Animation Studios.

Emeryville and nearby Attractions

  • African - American Museum & Library at Oakland.
  • Kennedy Grove Regional Recreation Area.
  • Burlingame Museum of Pez Memorabilia.
  • Paradise Beach County Park.
  • Museum of Craft & Folk Art.
  • Don Castro Regional Recreation Area.

Things To Do In Emeryville

Local museums include the Bay Area Discovery Museum, the Marin Museum of the American Indians, the Phoebe Hearst Museum of Anthropology, the Chabot Space & Science Center and the Burlingame Museum of Pez Memorabilia. Other popular local destinations include the Book Zoo, the UC Botanical Garden at Berkley, the East Shore State Park, the Redwood Valley Railway and Children's Fairyland. Local parks include the Kennedy Grove Regional Recreation Area, the Charles Lee Tilden Regional Park, the Ardenwood Regional Preserve and the Tiburon Uplands Nature Preserve.

Emeryville Transportation

Metropolitan Oakland International is the nearest major airport.

Emeryville Higher Education

Coastal Valley College, Merritt College, Contra Costa College and Laney College are the local colleges.

Demographics

People

Total Population11,111
Male Share of the Population48.9%
Female Share of the Population51.1%
Senior Citizens13.4%
Employed Population 16+6,836
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married31.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher67.8%
Median Earnings25+$62,086
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$30,238
Median Earnings With High School Degree$39,423

Wealth

Median Family Income$92,031
% Above Poverty Level87.9%
% Below Poverty Level12.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time30 minutes
% Working from Home5.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work9.8%
% Using Public Transportation25.5%

Housing

People Living Alone51.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,749
Median House Value$396,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)54.3%
German7.8%
Irish7%
English5.4%
Italian4.5%
French Except Basque3.2%
Iranian2.9%
Scottish2.1%
Russian2%
African1.7%
Polish1.4%
Swedish1.1%
Norwegian1%
Danishn0.9%
Welsh0.8%
West Indian0.7%
Ethiopian0.6%
Dutch0.6%
Swiss0.5%
Ghanaian0.5%
Arab0.5%
Romanian0.5%
Portuguese0.5%
Austrian0.4%
Ukrainian0.4%
Lithuanian0.4%
Greek0.3%
Jamaican0.3%
Belgian0.3%
Moroccan0.2%
Czech0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Hungarian0.2%
Canadian0.2%
Turkish0.2%
Bahamian0.1%
Haitian0.1%
Latvian0.1%
Basque0.1%
Albanian0.1%
US/American0.1%
Brazilian0.1%
Serbian0.1%
South African0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Zimbabwean0.1%
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Emeryville Almanac

CategoryValue
County Alameda County
Standard Zip Codes94608
P.O. Box Zip Codes94662
Phone Area Codes510
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude37.83
Approximate Longitude-122.29

Emeryville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationOAKLAND MUSEUM
Distance2.4 miles
Jan Temp45 to 57 F
Apr Temp51 to 66 F
Jul Temp57 to 73 F
Oct Temp55 to 72 F
Annual Precip22.9 inches
StationUPPER SAN LEANDRO FLTR
Distance7.8 miles
Jan Temp42 to 58 F
Apr Temp46 to 67 F
Jul Temp54 to 75 F
Oct Temp52 to 73 F
Annual Precip26.3 inches
StationRICHMOND
Distance15.5 miles
Jan Temp43 to 57 F
Apr Temp48 to 66 F
Jul Temp55 to 71 F
Oct Temp53 to 72 F
Annual Precip23.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Alameda77,409$104,145
Albany19,420$97,055
Berkeley118,585$122,798
El Cerrito24,646$107,006
Oakland412,040$64,555
Piedmont11,201$226,742

Emeryville Public Schools

Anna Yates Elementary
1070 41st St.
ZIP: 94608
Primary
Total Enrollment 504
Emeryville Preschool Students
1275 - 61st St.
ZIP: 94608
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