Blackhawk is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Blackhawk Census Designated Place.
It is a community or populated place (Class Code U3) located in Contra Costa County at latitude 37.8208 and longitude -121.9077. Contra Costa County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 997 feet.
The formal boundaries for the Blackhawk Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 5.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.Photos of the local Blackhawk, CA area
|Population in Households||9,517|
|Population in Familes||8,865|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||74|
|Average Household Size||2.78|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||3,545 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||3,098 (87.4%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||326 ( 9.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||121 ( 3.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$1,000,001|
|Average Home Value||$1,082,892|
|Median Household Income||$178,033|
|Average Household Income||$212,541|
|Per Capita Income||$74,523|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.35%|
|Per Capita Income||3.33%|
The table below compares Blackhawk 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||# 494||68th|
|Population Density1||# 652||57th|
|Diversity Index2||# 961||37th|
|Median Household Income||# 14||99th|
|Per Capita Income||# 21||99th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.