Contra Costa Centre, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Contra Costa Centre, California - Basic Facts

The Contra Costa Centre Census Designated Place had a population of 6,689 as of July 1, 2016. Contra Costa Centre 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 Contra Costa Centre is located at latitude 37.926 and longitude -122.054 in Contra Costa County. The formal boundaries for the Contra Costa Centre Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Contra Costa County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 89 feet.

The Contra Costa Centre Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409521) 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 ""

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

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Contra Costa Centre 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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Contra Costa Centre, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,689
Population in Households 6,686
Population in Familes 3,802
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 10,509
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 3,573
Average Household Size 1.87
Family Households 1,395
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,646 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 870 (23.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,702 (74.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 73 ( 2.0%)
Median Home Value $471,341
Average Home Value $581,609


Median Household Income $71,507
Average Household Income $89,196
Per Capita Income $48,453
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 3.6% 1.11%
Households 2.86% 1.01%
Families 2.84% 1.01%
Median Household Income   2.68%
Per Capita Income   2.02%
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.

Contra Costa Centre, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Contra Costa Centre 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 # 580 62nd
Population Density1 # 56 96th
Diversity Index2 # 726 52nd
Median Household Income # 417 73rd
Per Capita Income # 198 87th

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