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North Richmond, California - Basic Facts

The North Richmond Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Contra Costa County at latitude 37.9653 and longitude -122.3707. Contra Costa County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 16 feet.

The formal official name is the North Richmond Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as North Richmond, California.

The U5 Census Class Code for North Richmond indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the North Richmond Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles.

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North Richmond, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 3,752
Population in Households 3,685
Population in Familes 3,076
Population in Group Qrtrs 67
Population Density1 2,664
Diversity Index2 92


Total Households 1,034
Average Household Size 3.56
Family Households 780
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 1,250 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 412 (33.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 621 (49.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 216 (17.3%)
Median Home Value $225,000
Average Home Value $255,024


Median Household Income $35,323
Average Household Income $49,741
Per Capita Income $14,810
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.22% 0.68%
Households 0.16% 0.67%
Families 0.06% 0.68%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   3.91%
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.


North Richmond, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Richmond to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 710 53rd
Population Density1 # 508 67th
Diversity Index2 # 9 100th
Median Household Income # 1296 15th
Per Capita Income # 1320 13th

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