Alameda Tourism

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Alameda (/ælᵻˈmiːdə/ or /ælᵻˈmeɪdə/; Spanish: [ala'meða]) is a city in Alameda County, California, United States. It is located on Alameda Island and Bay Farm Island, and is adjacent to and south of Oakland and east of San Francisco across the San Francisco Bay. Bay Farm Island, a portion of which is also known as "Harbor Bay Isle", is not actually an island, and is part of the mainland adjacent to the Oakland International Airport. The city's estimated 2016 population was 79,277. Alameda is a charter city, rather than a general law city, allowing the city to provide for any form of government. Alameda became a charter city and adopted a council–manager government in 1916, which it retains to the present.


If you are looking for travel information of Alameda in United States, you've come to the right place. When planning a trip to Alameda, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Sacramento. Sacramento, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Alcatraz Island, Muir Woods National Monument, Golden Gate Bridge. To get to this city, remember that the nearest major airport is Sacramento International Airport. A vacation to Alameda can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Alameda*

  • Pollution Statistics in Alameda

    Know the pollution level of Alameda before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 21.15 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 39.58 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 46.15 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 51.92 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 23.08 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 34.62 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 32.69 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 32.69 (Low)
  • Alameda: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Alameda for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Alameda.

    • Burglary and Theft 66.91 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 68.38 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 73.53 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 52.21 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 63.24 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 69.85 (High)
    • Attacks 62.9 (High)
    • Drug offense 78.68 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 48.53 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 20.59 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 61.76 (High)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 47.06 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 73.53 (High)
  • Living in Alameda - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Alameda is 163.64 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 33.71 (Low)
    • Climate Index 96.47 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 34.77 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 30.57 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 85.28 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 77.47 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 8.52 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 97.86 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Alameda

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Alameda

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33.69 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 77.5 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 53.72 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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