These Are The 10 Worst Neighborhoods In Fremont For 2019


We used data and science to identify the neighborhoods in Fremont that are the real pits.

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Editor’s Note: This article is an opinion based on facts and is meant as infotainment. Don’t freak out we updated this article for 2019. This is our fifth time ranking the worst neighborhoods to live in Fremont.
Worst Neighborhoods In Fremont

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.

Here are the 10 worst neighborhoods in Fremont according to data:

  1. 28 Palms
  2. Centerville
  3. Canyon Heights
  4. Sundale
  5. Downtown
  6. Cherry-Guardino
  7. Niles
  8. Irvington
  9. Grimmer
  10. Brookvale

So what’s the worst neighborhood to live in Fremont for 2019? 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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How we determined the worst Fremont hoods in 2019

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.

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9
/10

Population: 2,967
Rank Last Year: 3 (Up 2)
Median Home Value: $590,100 (10th worst)
Median Income: $97,336 (4th worst)
More on 28 Palms:  Data

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9.5
/10

Population: 14,640
Rank Last Year: 1 (Down 1)
Median Home Value: $493,889 (2nd worst)
Median Income: $91,431 (3rd worst)
More on Centerville:  Data

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8.5
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Population: 3,053
Rank Last Year: 5 (Up 2)
Median Home Value: $635,850 (16th worst)
Median Income: $84,640 (2nd worst)
More on Canyon Heights:  Data

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9.5
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Population: 12,155
Rank Last Year: 3 (Down 1)
Median Home Value: $468,829 (1st worst)
Median Income: $77,626 (1st worst)
More on Sundale:  Data

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9.5
/10

Population: 14,923
Rank Last Year: 7 (Up 2)
Median Home Value: $543,600 (6th worst)
Median Income: $116,690 (15th worst)
More on Downtown:  Data

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9.5
/10

Population: 7,969
Rank Last Year: 3 (Down 3)
Median Home Value: $500,460 (3rd worst)
Median Income: $112,923 (14th worst)
More on Cherry-Guardino:  Data

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9
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Population: 7,387
Rank Last Year: 9 (Up 2)
Median Home Value: $633,600 (15th worst)
Median Income: $100,959 (8th worst)
More on Niles:  Data

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9.5
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Population: 11,546
Rank Last Year: 11 (Up 3)
Median Home Value: $697,256 (19th worst)
Median Income: $109,685 (13th worst)
More on Irvington:  Data

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10
/10

Population: 9,462
Rank Last Year: 6 (Down 3)
Median Home Value: $616,920 (13th worst)
Median Income: $102,824 (9th worst)
More on Grimmer:  Data

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9.5
/10

Population: 7,614
Rank Last Year: 16 (Up 7)
Median Home Value: $741,714 (21st worst)
Median Income: $125,358 (17th worst)
More on Brookvale:  Data

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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Detailed List Of The Worst Neighborhoods To Live In Fremont For 2019

Rank Neighborhood Population Home Value Median Income
1 28 Palms 2,967 $590,100 $97,336
2 Centerville 14,640 $493,889 $91,431
3 Canyon Heights 3,053 $635,850 $84,640
4 Sundale 12,155 $468,829 $77,626
5 Downtown 14,923 $543,600 $116,690
6 Cherry-Guardino 7,969 $500,460 $112,923
7 Niles 7,387 $633,600 $100,959
8 Irvington 11,546 $697,256 $109,685
9 Grimmer 9,462 $616,920 $102,824
10 Brookvale 7,614 $741,714 $125,358
11 South Sundale 6,391 $602,050 $98,859
12 Parkmont 6,979 $559,467 $105,700
13 Cameron Hills 4,161 $1,032,850 $152,120
14 Mission San Jose 6,866 $1,078,680 $151,896
15 East Industrial 500 $690,800 $140,536
16 Baylands 748 $690,800 $140,536
17 Glenmoor 12,322 $630,488 $108,646
18 Blacow 8,155 $517,420 $98,647
19 Northgate 12,156 $615,914 $119,825
20 Lakes And Birds 5,016 $507,750 $99,782
21 Ardenwood 16,634 $573,882 $133,125
22 Warm Springs 10,154 $715,767 $136,280
23 Kimber-Gomes 5,583 $1,092,400 $170,264
24 Cabrillo 12,430 $589,586 $108,661
25 Vineyards-Avalon 5,684 $1,362,684 $193,494
26 Mission Valley 7,452 $1,056,850 $166,618
27 Weibel 4,568 $1,084,850 $160,720
28 Mission Hills 1,937 $1,396,350 $215,384