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Fremont's neighborhoods conjure up too many stereotypes to count. You've got hipster areas, preppy places, neighborhoods where college kids thrive, and of course, ghettos.
It seems as if there's a neighborhood for everyone in Fremont.
And while the city consistently ranks as one of the best places to live in the country thanks in part to a strong economy and tons of entertainment, it's not all rainbows and sunshine in Fremont. Some neighborhoods aren't as great as others.
So the question arises, which Fremont neighborhoods are the worst, and which are the best?
Today, we'll use science and data to determine which Fremont hoods need a little tender loving care - the sore thumbs of the Fremont area if you will. Realistically, you can't expect all the neighborhoods to be amazing, although Mission Hills ranks way above the rest.
We examined 28 of Fremont's neighborhoods to find out the worst places to live. These places don't quite measure up to Fremont's reputation.
So what's the worst neighborhood to live in Fremont for 2021? According to the most recent census data, 28 Palms looks to be the worst neighborhood in Fremont.
Read on to see how we determined the places around Fremont that need a pick-me-up. And remember, don't blame the messenger.
Once you're done, you can look at the bottom of the story for a complete chart of every neighborhood we looked at from worst to best. Looking for places to avoid outside of the city? You can also check out the worst suburbs of Fremont.
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The 10 Worst Neighborhoods In Fremont For 2021
Rank Last Year: 2 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $493,889 (2nd worst)
Median Income: $91,431 (3rd worst)
More on Centerville: Data
Rank Last Year: 4 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $468,829 (worst)
Median Income: $77,626 (worst)
More on Sundale: Data
Rank Last Year: 6 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $500,460 (3rd worst)
Median Income: $112,923 (14th worst)
More on Cherry-Guardino: Data
Rank Last Year: 8 (No Change)
Median Home Value: $697,256 (19th worst)
Median Income: $109,685 (13th worst)
More on Irvington: Data
Rank Last Year: 16 (Up 7)
Median Home Value: $690,800 (18th worst)
Median Income: $140,536 (20th worst)
More on Baylands: Data
How we determined the worst Fremont hoods in 2021
To figure out how bad a place is to live in, we only needed to know what kinds of things people like and then decide what places have the least amount of those things. We threw the following criteria into this analysis in order to get the best, most complete results possible. We used this set of criteria for each neighborhood in Fremont:
- High unemployment (Less jobs)
- Low median income (Less pay)
- Low population density (No things to do)
- Low home values (No one's willing to pay to live here)
- High crime (Estimated)
Then, we ranked each neighborhood in Fremont, California for each of these criteria from worst to best.
Next, we averaged the individual rankings for each criteria into a "Worst Score".
The neighborhood with the lowest "Worst Score" ranks as the worst neighborhood of Fremont.
Read on below to learn more about these terrible places around Fremont to live. Or skip to the end to see the list of all 28 neighborhoods ranked from worst to best.
This list is a scientific analysis based on real data and is completely unbiased. Hold on to your pants.
The 'hoods around Fremont that are really hoods
Well there you have it -- the worst of the neighborhoods in Fremont with 28 Palms landing at the bottom of the pack.
As we mentioned earlier, the neighborhoods in Fremont aren't all bad. Mission Hills takes the cake as the best place to live in Fremont.
We ranked the neighborhoods from worst to best in the chart below.
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Where Are The Worst Neighborhoods To Live In Fremont For 2021?
|16||Mission San Jose||6,866|
|18||Lakes And Birds||5,016|