North Richmond, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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North Richmond, California - Basic Facts

The North Richmond Census Designated Place had a population of 3,791 as of July 1, 2015. North Richmond ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for North Richmond is located at latitude 37.9653 and longitude -122.3707 in Contra Costa County. 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. Contra Costa County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 16 feet.

The North Richmond Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583096) 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 North Richmond Census Designated Place is located within West Contra Costa CCD of Contra Costa County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with North Richmond population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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North Richmond, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 3,791
Population in Households 3,724
Population in Familes 3,113
Population in Group Qrtrs 67
Population Density1 2,692
Diversity Index2 92


Total Households 1,046
Average Household Size 3.56
Family Households 791
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 1,262 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 414 (32.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 631 (50.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 216 (17.1%)
Median Home Value $263,636
Average Home Value $310,817


Median Household Income $36,191
Average Household Income $52,362
Per Capita Income $15,509
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.38% 0.75%
Households 0.35% 0.73%
Families 0.32% 0.75%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   2.64%
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, 2015 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 # 708 54th
Population Density1 # 507 67th
Diversity Index2 # 9 99th
Median Household Income # 1280 16th
Per Capita Income # 1317 14th

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