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One of the largest cities in Contra Costa County, San Ramon is ranked as the best  Bay Area city and No. 2 in the state by WalletHub's 2018 ranking of best cities to raise a family in California.

This vibrant, thriving city is home to acclaimed public schools, world-class parks, diverse worship options, an array of healthcare options and an exceptionally low crime rate. San Ramon demographics represent a rich cross-section of population, employment, and opportunities.

Cultural diversity is celebrated in San Ramon. Caucasian residents make up about 47% majority of the population and Asians - 43%, Hispanic and Latinos - 8%, two or more races - 5%,  and African American - 2%.  With all the amenities of a modern city, newer homes and thousands of acres of open space, San Ramon truly is the premiere community in which to live, work and play.

 25,044 - Number of households in 2016
67% - Houses built in 1980 or later
3,500 - Acres of land designated as open space within the City limits


San Ramon is home is a nationally recognized public school system, San Ramon Valley Unified School District (SRVUSD), and several highly rated private schools. The SRVUSD high schools consistently rank in the top 5 to 10% statewide on multiple performance measures such as the Academic Performance Index (API), SAT Test for college-bound seniors, AP exam for college bound seniors and the California High School Exit Exam (CAHSEE).

Graduation rates far exceed state and national averages consistently year after year.  A number of higher education institutions have primary or satellite facilities in and around San Ramon, including Diablo Valley College, University of California – Davis, St. Mary’s College, and University of San Francisco.

8th - SRVUSD rank among all districts in California
1720 - Average composite SAT score
94% - SRVUSD graduating seniors who attend college or university


San Ramon has a variety of housing options. More than 67% of the houses were built in 1980 or later. From condos to single-family homes, there is someone for everyone regardless of their stage of life. The quality of housing and plentiful open space and parks make San Ramon a great place to live and work.

32 - Median age of homes
69.1% - Owner occupied housing units
33.9% - Houses with 4 bedrooms
42 - Number of playground areas
61-  Number of Parks