East Richmond Heights, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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East Richmond Heights, California - Basic Facts

The East Richmond Heights Census Designated Place had a population of 3,428 as of July 1, 2016. East Richmond Heights 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 East Richmond Heights is located at latitude 37.9451 and longitude -122.3139 in Contra Costa County. The formal boundaries for the East Richmond Heights Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Contra Costa County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 387 feet.

The East Richmond Heights Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408035) 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 East Richmond Heights Census Designated Place is located within West Contra Costa CCD of Contra Costa County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with East Richmond Heights 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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East Richmond Heights, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 3,428
Population in Households 3,421
Population in Familes 2,615
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 5,908
Diversity Index2 74


Total Households 1,429
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 888
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,486 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,113 (74.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 316 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $458,475
Average Home Value $493,980


Median Household Income $92,395
Average Household Income $117,678
Per Capita Income $48,781
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.71% 0.96%
Households 0.5% 0.84%
Families 0.76% 0.82%
Median Household Income   2.55%
Per Capita Income   1.94%
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.

East Richmond Heights, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Richmond Heights 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 # 742 51st
Population Density1 # 185 88th
Diversity Index2 # 525 65th
Median Household Income # 203 87th
Per Capita Income # 193 87th

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