Discovery Bay, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Discovery Bay, California - Basic Facts

The Discovery Bay Census Designated Place had a population of 14,626 as of July 1, 2016.

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, 2016.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 14,626
Population in Households 14,557
Population in Familes 12,739
Population in Group Qrtrs 69
Population Density1 2,322
Diversity Index2 56
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,030
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 3,991
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,713 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,038 (70.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 992 (17.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 683 (12.0%)
Median Home Value $531,994
Average Home Value $570,803
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $111,801
Average Household Income $131,135
Per Capita Income $45,396
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.47% 1.33%
Households 1.08% 1.14%
Families 1.08% 1.17%
Median Household Income   1.19%
Per Capita Income   1.42%
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.

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, 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 # 406 73rd
Population Density1 # 558 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 898 41st
Median Household Income # 96 94th
Per Capita Income # 237 84th

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