Population: 10,163

Male 50% Female 50%
Married 30%
Single 70%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.


Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.


Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Emeryville has a low population density. Emeryville is perfect for those who want to be in the city without constantly rubbing shoulders.

8,337 Emeryville
27,441 New York

City Info

With a quality of life rating of 6/10 and an overall value of 6/10, there are many things to love about Emeryville, CA, but there are also a few factors that may not be the best fit for everyone. Most homeowners will be happy in Emeryville, but be sure to visit first to make sure it’s the best place for you.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Emeryville has a population density of 8,337, with 10,163 current residents.

Out of the 10,163 current residents, 50% are male and 50% are female. 30% of the residents are married and 70% are single.



Air quality

Average air quality


  • 73% Sun
  • 24% Rain
  • 0% Snow


56°F average temperature

  • 19 years Median home age
  • $257,700 Median home price
  • -7.05% Home appreciation rate
  • 7.1% Annual property tax
  • 33.5%
    Homes owned
  • 56.5%
    Homes rented
  • 10%
    Homes vacant


As for living in Emeryville, the air quality is 36% and the weather, on average, is 73% sunny, 24% rainy, and 0% snowy. The average temperature is 56°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Emeryville, you should know that 33.5% of homes are owned while 56.5% of homes are rented, and 10% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $257,700, the median age of homes is 19 years, the annual home appreciation is -7.05% and the annual property tax is 7.10%.



Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

  • Average age

  • Political majority

    Democrat Democrat


When looking at the community of Emeryville, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Emeryville’s crime rate is 9 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Emeryville is 40 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 78.52% Democratic, 19.19% Republican, and 2.29% Independent.






Student teacher ratio 1:18


  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
  • Sales & Office Occupations
  • Service Occupations
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
  • 91%
    High school diploma
  • 5%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 29%
    Bachelors degree
  • 27%
    Graduate or professional degree


When looking at Emeryville, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 11.50% of residents are unemployed in Emeryville (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Emeryville residents: 20.7% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 36.10% are in the arts and sciences field, 9.7% are in the customer service field, 21.6% are in the sales field, 0.00% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 2.6% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 9.3% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:18. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 90.65%, 4.63% of residents have an associate’s degree, 29.09% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 26.67% have a master’s degree.



Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home


If you plan on commuting to work in Emeryville, you should be aware that the average commute time is 30 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Emeryville have a few different options. 57% of commuters use their own cars, 9% of commuters carpool, 19% of commuters use the transit system, and 6% of residents work from home.

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