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Contra Costa County Statistics

Facts

Land area715.9 square miles
Population Density1,465.2 persons per square mile.

Population

Population (2013)1,094,205
Population change4.3%
Under 5 years of age5.9%
Under 1823.8%
65 and over13.8%
Females51.2%
White67.9
Hispanic or Latino of any race24.9
Asian15.9%
Two or more races5%
Black or African American9.6%
Native American1%
Pacific Islander0.6%
Had graduated from high school89%
Had a bachelor degree or higher39%
Veterans57,474

Households and Housing

Households375,855
Persons per household2.8
Living in the same house for one year or more85.3%
Median household income$78,756
The Per capita income$38,219
Live below the poverty line10.5%
Housing units404,132
Multi-unit structures24%
The median value of owner-occupied housing$404,000
Residents owning their homes65.9%

Business Facts

Total number of firms95,688
Women-owned firms31.2%
Asian-owned firms14.8%
Hispanic-owned firms10.9%
Black-owned firms4.1%
Native American-owned firms1.4%
Pacific Islander-owned firms0.3%
Retail sales$11,763,753
Retail sales per capita$11,641
Manufacturers shipments$32,021,431
Merchant wholesaler sales$6,643,987
Source US Census Data