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Concord, California - Basic Facts

The City of Concord had a population of 126,988 as of July 1, 2016. Concord ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Concord is located at latitude 37.9722 and longitude -122.0016 in Contra Costa County. The formal boundaries for the City of Concord (see map below) encompass a land area of 30.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Contra Costa County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 75 feet.

The City of Concord (GNIS ID: 2410214) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Concord: Drunken Indian, Todos Santos.

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


Total Population 126,988
Population in Households 126,043
Population in Familes 100,533
Population in Group Qrtrs 945
Population Density1 4,158
Diversity Index2 78


Total Households 45,477
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 30,808
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 48,369 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 26,903 (55.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 18,574 (38.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,892 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $441,747
Average Home Value $465,598


Median Household Income $67,843
Average Household Income $89,244
Per Capita Income $32,273
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.66% 0.9%
Households 0.47% 0.8%
Families 0.41% 0.76%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   1.55%
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.

Concord, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Concord 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 # 48 97th
Population Density1 # 295 81st
Diversity Index2 # 430 72nd
Median Household Income # 460 70th
Per Capita Income # 538 65th

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