Alamo is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Alamo Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Contra Costa County at latitude 37.8502 and longitude -122.0322. Contra Costa County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 259 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Alamo Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 9.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.Photos of the local Alamo, CA area
Also See: Alamo, CA ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps
|Population in Households||14,868|
|Population in Familes||13,634|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||48|
|Average Household Size||2.82|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||5,489 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||4,761 (86.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||504 ( 9.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||224 ( 4.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$1,000,001|
|Average Home Value||$1,016,007|
|Median Household Income||$168,593|
|Average Household Income||$200,789|
|Per Capita Income||$71,316|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||3.48%|
|Per Capita Income||3.66%|
The table below compares Alamo to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 401||74th|
|Population Density1||# 668||56th|
|Diversity Index2||# 1269||17th|
|Median Household Income||# 19||99th|
|Per Capita Income||# 25||98th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.