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Who Lives Here

Orinda Demographics

Education

High School

5%

Associate's

16%

Bachelor's

45%

Master's

27%

Doctorate

7%

Family Size

2 people

44%

3 people

22%

4 people

25%

5 people

7%

6+ people

2%

Household Income

0-50k

13%

50-100k

10%

100-150k

12%

150-200k

10%

200k+

54%

Age

0-10

9%

10-20

15%

20-45

19%

45-65

33%

65+

23%

Getting Around Orinda

Orinda Transportation

Commute Time

0-15 Mins

11%

15-30 Mins

30%

30-40 Mins

19%

40-60 Mins

25%

60+ Mins

15%

Transportation Scores

Percentage: 4242

Walk Score®

Walkable

No

Say 2 of 3 renters

Has Sidewalks

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Percentage: 3939

Bike Score®

Bike Friendly

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Top Scores: Grocery, Restaurant, Retail

Things To Do In Orinda

Top Score

Grocery Stores

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Things are looking up, there's supermarkets to be found 'round here.

  1. Few grocery stores per resident
  2. 91% fewer grocery stores than average
  3. 64% fewer grocery stores than areas of a similar size

Restaurants

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

The restaurant scene here is really cooking with gas.

  1. A high number of restaurants per resident
  2. 54% fewer restaurants than average
  3. A standard number of restaurants compared to areas of a similar size

Retail Shops

3/5 stars based on undefined reviews

If you love to shop, Orinda is a good fit.

  1. Few shops per resident
  2. 76% fewer shops than average
  3. 38% fewer shops than areas of a similar size

Coffee

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Not too cold, not too hot. An average town for coffee.

  1. A high number of coffee shops per resident
  2. 23% more coffee shops than average
  3. Significantly more coffee shops than areas of a similar size

Pet Services

2.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Who's an ok boy? Orinda doesn't deserve many treats.

  1. A high number of pet facilities per resident
  2. 11% more pet facilities than average
  3. 32% more pet facilities than areas of a similar size

Nightlife

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll need to stock up the mini-bar. Orinda is running dry.

  1. Few bars and clubs per resident
  2. 100% fewer bars and clubs than average
  3. 100% fewer bars and clubs than areas of a similar size

Health and Fitness

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

You'll have to workout somewhere else to keep fit.

  1. Few gyms per resident
  2. 36% fewer gyms than average
  3. 14% fewer gyms than areas of a similar size

Medical Care

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

We have a bone to pick with this Orinda's access to medical care.

  1. Few medical facilities per resident
  2. 69% fewer medical facilities than average
  3. 38% fewer medical facilities than areas of a similar size

Gas Stations

2/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Honk if you see a gas station.

  1. A high number of gas stations per resident
  2. 26% more gas stations than average
  3. 56% more gas stations than areas of a similar size

Parks

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

Room for improvement. More parks please.

  1. A high number of parks per resident
  2. 62% fewer parks than average
  3. 29% fewer parks than areas of a similar size

Fine Arts

1.5/5 stars based on undefined reviews

An all around mediocre performance for art.

  1. A high number of fine art centers per resident
  2. 75% fewer fine art centers than average
  3. 25% more fine art centers than areas of a similar size

What Renters Are Saying

Orinda Features

Noise Late At Night

No

Say 3 of 3 renters

Mostly Older Buildings

No

Say 3 of 3 renters

Good Place To Raise A Family

Yes

Say 3 of 3 renters

Safe For Families

Yes

Say 3 of 3 renters

Busy Streets

No

Say 2 of 3 renters

Area Has Litter

No

Say 2 of 3 renters

Near Grocery Stores

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Near Highways

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Pet Friendly

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Quiet Area

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Tree Lined Streets

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Maintained Yards

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Area Has Kids Play Outside

No

Say 2 of 3 renters

Near Downtown

No

Say 2 of 3 renters

Nearby Parks

No

Say 2 of 3 renters

Near Schools

No

Say 2 of 3 renters

Nice Views

No

Say 2 of 3 renters

Area Has Potholes

Yes

Say 2 of 3 renters

Well Lit

No

Say 2 of 3 renters

Mostly Newer Buildings

No

Say 3 of 3 renters

Orinda Education

Schools

Percentage: 3/53/5

School Score

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Top Schools in Orinda

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Living in Orinda, CA

Orinda is a small city in California with approximately 19,000 residents. Retirees make up a greater percentage of the population (22%) here than nationally (14%), while young professionals are less well-represented. At an average age of just under 44, the city's population is older than most cities in California. The majority of Orinda residents own their homes, and 14% of residents rent. With an average rent of $1,628 a month, exceeding the state average, relatively high rent costs may be a factor in the higher levels of ownership.

Orinda has a large number of residents over the age of 25 who have advanced degrees compared to the national average (7%), as 20% possess a Master's or a Doctoral degree. Further, 28% possess a Bachelor's degree, which also outpaces the national average. There are two primary industries in Orinda: scientific and healthcare. Together, these industries account for 16% of the city's workforce. Meanwhile, in terms of job function, many of the city's workers are in management, making it the top field in the city. Orinda workers earn an average annual income of around $155,000, more than the average California resident. Orinda's average income also compares favorably to the national average of $73,345.

Averaging about 38 minutes, Orinda's commute time is slower than the state average of about 32 minutes. Many residents (29%) commute to work by car, while public transportation is used by only 8% of the population. Walking isn't a common method of commuting to work.