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- Centerville is the
main town in Washington Township. The area is served by two high
schools, American High School and Washington High School. It also
has two junior high schools, Thornton Junior High School and Centerville
Junior High School.
includes all of North and most of Central Fremont. The Centerville
Pioneer Cemetery contains the burial places of many of the city's
- Centerville is the
focal point of a sizeable Afghan community, and the area is
informally known in some circles as "Little Kabul" . The
best-selling novel The Kite Runner was based partly in Fremont's
Afghan community. A 99 Ranch Market is one of many East Asian businesses
in the area.
- As of the census
of 2000, there were 203,413 people, 68,237 households, and 52,201
families residing in the city of Fremont. The population density was
1,024.1/km˛ (2,652.3/sq mi) However, this number is deceptively low
because the city limits include large areas of undevelopable
marshland on the edge of the city. There were 69,452 housing units
at an average density of 905.6/sq mi (349.7/km˛).
- The racial makeup
of the city is 47.67% White, 36.95% Asian, 3.10% Black or African
American, 0.52% Native American, 0.40% Pacific Islander, 5.52% from
other races, and 5.84% from two or more races. 13.47% of the
population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.
- Fremont is the
home to the largest concentration of Afghans in the United States.
This is noted in the prominent place Fremont has in Khaled
Hosseini's 2003 novel Kite Runner. Fremont also has a large Deaf
community, in large part due to the fact that it is home to the
Northern California campus of the California School for the Deaf.
- There were 68,237
households out of which 40.2% had children under the age of 18
living with them, 62.7% were married couples living together, 9.2%
had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.5% were
non-families. 16.5% of all households were made up of individuals
and 4.1% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older.
The average household size was 2.96 and the average family size was
- According to a
2006 estimate, the median income for a household in the city is
$88,335, and the median income for a family was $97,499. Males
have a median household income of $59,274 versus $40,625 for
females. The per capita income for the city was $31,411. About 3.6%
of families and 5.4% of the population were below the poverty line,
including 5.9% of those under age 18 and 6.2% of those age 65 or