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Contra Costa County, California

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Population:

  • Total Population: 948,816
  • Males: 462,369
  • Females: 486,447

Ethnicity:

  • White: 547,837
  • Black/African American: 85,496
  • Hispanic: 168,059
  • Native American/Eskimo: 3,697
  • Asian: 102,065
  • Hawaiian / Pacific Islander: 3,094
  • Other: 2,657
  • 2 or more: 35,911

Top 5 Languages spoken at home:

  1. English only (654,280)
  2. Spanish (115,740)
  3. Tagalog (22,855)
  4. Chinese (13,585)
  5. Persian (6,920)

Top 7 Countries of Origin for Immigrants

Total Reported: 180,488

  1. Mexico (50,366)
  2. Philippines (23,671)
  3. El Salvador (7,989)
  4. China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (7,923)
  5. India (7,155)
  6. United Kingdom (5,293)
  7. Vietnam (4,930)

Top 5 Religions by Adherents:

  1. Catholic Church (204,070)
  2. Baptist General Conference (24,803)
  3. Jewish Estimate (22,000)
  4. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, The (18,562)
  5. Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (11,799)

Migrant Health Clinics

    Disabilities:

    • Total Reported: 263,497
    • Sensory: 22,941
    • Physical: 61,821
    • Mental: 37,184
    • Self-care: 19,851
    • Go outside home: 54,796
    • Employment: 63,424

    Grandparents as caregivers

    Grandparents as caregivers: 7,482

    Heating fuel:

    • Total Reported: 344,129
    • Utility gas: 258,765
    • Bottled or LP gas: 5,024
    • Electricity: 76,315
    • Fuel oil, kerosene: 325
    • Coal or Coke: 7
    • Wood: 2,308
    • Solar Energy: 140
    • Other fuel: 406
    • No fuel used: 839

    Vehicles available:

    • Total Reported: 613,798
    • No vehicle: 37,558
    • 1 or more vehicle: 576,240

    Education Attainment:

    • No School: 8,538
    • No High School: 24,266
    • Some High School: 49,063
    • High School: 123,956
    • Some College: 152,680
    • Associate's Degree: 48,090
    • College Degree: 142,909
    • Master's Degree: 48,873
    • Professional Degree: 17,358
    • Doctoral Degree: 9,908

    Household Phones:

    • Households Reporting: 344,129
    • Owners with phone: 237,640
    • Owners without phone: 773
    • Renters with phone: 103,566
    • Renters without phone: 2,150

    10 closest counties:

    1. Alameda County, California
    2. Solano County, California
    3. San Francisco County, California
    4. San Mateo County, California
    5. Napa County, California
    6. Marin County, California
    7. Santa Clara County, California
    8. Yolo County, California
    9. San Joaquin County, California
    10. Sonoma County, California

    Data Detail

    Zip Codes in county:

    94506, 94507, 94509, 94511, 94513, 94514, 94516, 94517, 94518, 94519, 94520, 94521, 94522, 94523, 94524, 94525, 94526, 94527, 94528, 94529, 94530, 94531, 94547, 94548, 94549, 94553, 94556, 94561, 94563, 94564, 94565, 94569, 94570, 94572, 94575, 94583, 94595, 94596, 94597, 94598, 94801, 94802, 94803, 94804, 94805, 94806, 94807, 94808, 94820, 94850

    Licensed Broadcast Media Outlets:

    • KECG (88.1 FM) EL CERRITO, CA
    • KSMC (89.5 FM) MORAGA, CA
    • KVHS (90.5 FM) CONCORD, CA
    • KATD (990 AM) CONCORD, CA
    • Page last updated on Mar 12, 2007
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