Piedmont Tourism, California

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Piedmont is a small, mostly-residential, semi-suburban city located in Alameda County, California, United States. The City of Piedmont is surrounded by the city of Oakland. Piedmont's residential population was 10,667 at the 2010 census. The name comes after the region of Piedmont in Italy, and literally means foothill. Piedmont was incorporated in 1907, and was developed significantly in the 1920s and 1930s. The Piedmont Unified School District (PUSD) includes three elementary schools, one middle school, and two high schools.


Piedmont in United States offers a unique experience to travellers. When planning a trip to Piedmont, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Sacramento. So, ideally any vacation planner would recommend you to visit Sacramento for its bountiful attractions like Alcatraz Island, Muir Woods National Monument, Golden Gate Bridge on your trip to Piedmont. Also, to reach Piedmont, you'll have to take a flight to Sacramento; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Tour packages of Piedmont are of 1 to 2 days duration.

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Facts and Stats for Piedmont*

  • Pollution Statistics in Piedmont

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

    • Air Pollution 20.31 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 31.67 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 48.33 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 53.13 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 34.38 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 28.13 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 28.13 (Low)
  • Piedmont: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 66.25 (High)
    • Mugging and Robbery 68.13 (High)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 72.5 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 48.75 (Moderate)
    • Car Stealing 63.13 (High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 71.88 (High)
    • Attacks 60.81 (High)
    • Drug offense 78.13 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 48.75 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during night 18.13 (Very Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 58.75 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 76.92 (High)
  • Living in Piedmont - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Piedmont is 172.12 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 34.09 (Low)
    • Climate Index 96.5 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 31.95 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 30.5 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 82.91 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 77.56 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 7.62 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 110.85 (Very 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 Piedmont

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.25 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33.09 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 79.27 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 52.86 USD

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

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