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Community spotlight: Piedmont

Piedmont known for its school, wealth and luxury homes
  • The median household income in Piedmont is $207,222.
  • The median home in the city is valued at more than $2 million.
  • The Piedmont Unified School District is highly-rated in California.

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Nestled in the East Bay Hills, the city of Piedmont is considered to be among the top suburbs in the entire nation. Business Insider recently ranked the foothill community of 11,000 as the sixth best, citing its high median household income ($207,222) and population of highly-educated residents. The city is also known statewide for the quality of its schools. Niche recently ranked the Piedmont Unified School District as the sixth best in California and the 70th nationally. Schools within the district include Havens Elementary, Beach Elementary, Wildwood Elementary, Piedmont Middle School and Piedmont High School. The district is currently looking to significantly upgrade its buildings and classrooms, with a price tag of more than $100 million being thrown around. Piedmont real estate market When coupling the city's quality schools with high median household incomes it's no surprise Piedmont is a luxury home market. During the last 90 days, as of March 30, the medi...