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Byron, California - Basic Facts

Byron is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Byron Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Contra Costa County at latitude 37.8671 and longitude -121.638. Contra Costa County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 33 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Byron Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 6.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Byron, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,286
Population in Households 1,194
Population in Familes 1,035
Population in Group Qrtrs 92
Population Density1 198
Diversity Index2 75


Total Households 391
Average Household Size 3.05
Family Households 291
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 417 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 247 (59.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 144 (34.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $387,500
Average Home Value $528,340


Median Household Income $56,252
Average Household Income $69,254
Per Capita Income $23,439
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.17% 0.54%
Households 0.12% 0.51%
Families -0.16% 0.54%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   2.89%
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.


Byron, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Byron 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 983 36th
Population Density1 # 1132 26th
Diversity Index2 # 507 67th
Median Household Income # 631 59th
Per Capita Income # 856 44th

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