Orinda

Orinda's open spaces are one of the main reasons people are drawn here.

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Welcome to Orinda

Located on the eastern slopes of the Berkeley/Oakland Hills, Orinda's open spaces are one of the main reasons people are drawn here. Road and mountain biking, hiking along the extensive network of trails leading through the open spaces and rolling hills of Orinda, as well as proximity to Tilden Park, San Pablo Reservoir, Briones Open Space and the Lafayette Reservoir make Orinda a prime destination for nature lovers.
 
Great schools (some of the best in California), great weather, great access to San Francisco, and semi-rural country living. It's easy to see why Orinda is one of the most desirable places to live in all of the Bay Area.
 
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Orinda's small-scale shopping district is centered along the main street and the Village Square. Orinda Books in Village Square offers a vibrant reading series, featuring local poets, and literary notables. At the center of Orinda's nightlife is the revitalized Theater Square, anchored by the Art Deco Orinda Theater. Recently renovated, the Orinda Theater is a great place to see the newest releases. In addition to first-run films, the theater presents comedy nights and performances of live theater. The California Shakespeare Festival, located in Orinda's Bruns Amphitheater in the hills above town, presents live theater in a gorgeous outdoor setting of rolling grasslands.
 
Orinda is part of the Acalanes School District. Miramonte High School is at the top of the list of best-performing high schools in all of California.

Overview for Orinda, CA

19,497 people live in Orinda, where the median age is 49 and the average individual income is $128,328. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

19,497

Total Population

49 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$128,328

Average individual Income

Around Orinda, CA

There's plenty to do around Orinda, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

55
Somewhat Walkable
Walking Score
44
Somewhat Bikeable
Bike Score

Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Aluna Fitness, Gillham Fitness, and Jessica Miller Dressage.

Name Category Distance Reviews
Ratings by Yelp
Active 4.89 miles 31 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.86 miles 9 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 4.9 miles 5 reviews 5/5 stars
Active 3.51 miles 8 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 4.84 miles 12 reviews 5/5 stars
Beauty 4.17 miles 21 reviews 5/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Orinda, CA

Orinda has 7,252 households, with an average household size of 2.68. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Orinda do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 19,497 people call Orinda home. The population density is 1,517.08 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

19,497

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

49

Median Age

48.93 / 51.07%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

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0-9 Years

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10-17 Years

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18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

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75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • High School Degree
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Graduate Degree
7,252

Total Households

2.68

Average Household Size

$128,328

Average individual Income

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Commute Time

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30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes

Schools in Orinda, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Orinda. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Type
Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PRIVATE
8th - 12th
No rating available
Wagner Ranch Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Sleepy Hollow Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Holden High School
PRIVATE
9th - 12th
No rating available
Glorietta Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5
Orinda Intermediate
PUBLIC
6th - 8th
5/5
PUBLIC
9th - 12th
5/5
Del Rey Elementary
PUBLIC
K - 5th
5/5

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