Alamo, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Alamo, California - Basic Facts

The Alamo Census Designated Place had a population of 15,265 as of July 1, 2016. Alamo ranks in the lower quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Alamo is located at latitude 37.8546 and longitude -122.013 in Contra Costa County. The formal boundaries for the Alamo Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Contra Costa County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 259 feet.

The Alamo Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407707) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Alamo Census Designated Place is located within Central Contra Costa CCD of Contra Costa County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Alamo population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.


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Alamo Census Designated Place, CA Boundary Map



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Alamo, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 15,265
Population in Households 15,216
Population in Familes 13,963
Population in Group Qrtrs 49
Population Density1 1,579
Diversity Index2 36
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,327
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 4,514
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,503 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,824 (87.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 503 ( 9.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 176 ( 3.2%)
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Average Home Value $1,126,559
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $166,333
Average Household Income $236,251
Per Capita Income $83,005
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.75% 0.99%
Households 0.54% 0.87%
Families 0.42% 0.89%
Median Household Income   1.3%
Per Capita Income   1.32%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Alamo, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alamo to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 398 74th
Population Density1 # 663 56th
Diversity Index2 # 1262 17th
Median Household Income # 23 99th
Per Capita Income # 25 98th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.