Alameda County

One of 58 counties in California, Alameda County is home to over 1.5 million people living in 14 incorporated cities (Alameda, Albany, Berkeley, Dublin, Emeryville, Fremont, Hayward, Livermore, Newark, Oakland, Piedmont, Pleasanton, San Leandro, and Union City) as well as in six unincorporated communities and rural areas ( Ashland, Castro Valley, Cherryland, Fairview, San Lorenzo, and Sunol) throughout the 813 square miles of the County.
Population: 1,610,921 million : Poverty rate: 12.5%
Employers: 37,901 : Unemployment rate: 3.8%