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Discovery Bay, California - Basic Facts

The Discovery Bay Census Designated Place had a population of 15,227 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Discovery Bay is located at latitude 37.9077 and longitude -121.598 in Contra Costa County. The formal boundaries for the Discovery Bay Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.72 sq. miles. Contra Costa County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Discovery Bay Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408672) 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 Discovery Bay Census Designated Place is located within East Contra Costa CCD of Contra Costa County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Discovery Bay population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.


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Discovery Bay, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 15,227
Daytime Population: Workers 1,622
Daytime Population: Residents 7,736
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,358
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.61
Population in Households 15,155
Population in Familes 13,263
Population in Group Qrtrs 72
Population Density2 2,417
Diversity Index3 57
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $113,916
Average Household Income $136,900
Per Capita Income $47,289

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,789 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,201 (72.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,029 (17.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 559 ( 9.7%)
Median Home Value $573,056
Average Home Value $616,821
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,230
Average Household Size 2.9
Family Households 4,151
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.83% 1.34%
Households 1.48% 1.15%
Families 1.47% 1.18%
Median Household Income   1.47%
Per Capita Income   2.11%

Discovery Bay, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Discovery Bay to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 402 74th
Population Density # 546 64th
Diversity Index # 890 41st
Median Household Income # 104 93rd
Per Capita Income # 257 83rd

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