California / Contra Costa County
Who knew Contra Costa County demographics could be so sexy? Check out Census 2010 data and current American Community Survey data for Contra Costa County, CA. Feast your eyes on statuesque tables, curvacous pie charts and titillating trend lines. We dare you to call Contra Costa County demographic data boring!
|Population 2010 Census||1,049,025||#9 in the state|
|Median Income 2010 for Households||$78,385|
|Median Age||38.5 years|
|Largest Racial or Ethnic Group||White|
|Sources: Census 2010 SF1 & 2006-2010 American Community Survey 5 year estimates|
With 1,049,025 people, Contra Costa County is the 9th most populated county in the state of California out of 58 counties. But watch out, Contra Costa County, because Fresno County with 930,450 people and Kern County with 839,631 people are right behind you.
In 2010, the median household income of Contra Costa County residents was $78,385. Contra Costa County households made slightly more than Ventura County households ($75,348) and Placer County households ($74,447) However, 9.0% of Contra Costa County residents live in poverty.
The median age for Contra Costa County residents is 38.5 years young.
The largest Contra Costa County racial/ethinic groups are White (47.8%) followed by Hispanic (24.4%) and Asian (14.2%).
|Some Other Race||3,122|
|Two or More Races||39,569|
|Source: Census 2010 SF1 Table P9 Hispanic or Latino or Not Hispanic or Latino by Race|
Note: the US Census Bureau defines race and ethnicity differently from the way most people think about race and ethnicity. In a nutshell, a person's origin (or what used to be called ethnicity) is either Hispanic or Non-Hispanic. And a person's race can be white, black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, Asian, Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander, Some Other Race or Two or More Races. For more details about race and origin data, google "US Census Bureau race and origin Census 2010."
Fellas, you need to start eating your Wheaties™. Contra Costa County ladies have a higher median age.
|Median Age||38.5 years|
|Median Age - Females||39.7 years|
|Median Age - Males||37.1 years|
|Source: Census 2010 SF1 Table P13 Median Age by Male/Female|
With 24.8% of the Contra Costa County population under 18, Contra Costa County has more spring chickens than a KFC ® at dinner time.
|Persons Under 18||24.8%|
|Persons Over 65||12.4%|
|Source: Census 2010 SF1 Table P12 Male/Female by Age|
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