Small, unincorporated town
surrounded by Oakland, California. Predominiately caucasian, upper-middle class
population. Most residents identify with a more liberal political affiliation. Piedmont is usually classified by it's "Upper" region; El Cerrito Ave. and Eastward. "Baja Piedmont," is the area below this, and it is shunned by the SUV-driving residents of the adjacent "Upper" reigon.