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Emeryville, California - Basic Facts

The City of Emeryville had a population of 12,207 as of July 1, 2019. Emeryville 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 Emeryville is located at latitude 37.8313 and longitude -122.2852 in Alameda County. The formal boundaries for the City of Emeryville encompass a land area of 1.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0.97 sq. miles. Alameda County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 23 feet.

The City of Emeryville (GNIS ID: 2410436) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Emeryville is located within Oakland CCD of Alameda County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Emeryville: Golden Gate Village.

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Emeryville, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Emeryville, CA Housing Affordability Index is 93
State of California Housing Affordability Index is 67
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Emeryville, CA Wealth Index is 112
State of California Wealth Index is 123
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 12,207 (100%)
Population in Households 12,136 (99.4%)
Population in Families 5,846 (47.9%)
Population in Group Quarters1 71 ( 0.6%)
Population Density 9,615
Diversity Index2 75
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $99,441
Average Household Income $133,209
Per Capita Income $73,981
Wealth Index4 112

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,760 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,261 (29.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,517 (58.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 982 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $533,665
Housing Affordability Index3 93
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 6,778
Average Household Size 1.79
Family Households 2,200
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 2.09% 2.03%
Households 1.9% 1.91%
Families 1.98% 2.13%
Median Household Income   3.22%
Per Capita Income   3.33%

Emeryville, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Emeryville to the other 1,521 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 448 71st
Population Density # 74 95th
Diversity Index # 517 66th
Median Household Income # 259 83rd
Per Capita Income # 88 94th

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