Emeryville, CA Profile: Facts & Data


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Emeryville, California - Basic Facts

The City of Emeryville had a population of 12,323 as of July 1, 2018. 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 (see map below) 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, 2018)


Total Population 12,323
Population in Households 12,252
Population in Familes 6,014
Population in Group Qrtrs 71
Population Density2 9,621
Diversity Index3 75


Median Household Income $77,079
Average Household Income $114,795
Per Capita Income $64,045


Total Housing Units 7,680 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,239 (29.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,604 (59.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 837 (10.9%)
Median Home Value $447,217
Average Home Value $512,271


Total Households 6,843
Average Household Size 1.79
Family Households 2,225
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 2.44% 2.61%
Households 2.24% 2.54%
Families 2.32% 2.68%
Median Household Income   5.65%
Per Capita Income   4.59%

Emeryville, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Emeryville to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 447 71st
Population Density # 73 95th
Diversity Index # 509 66th
Median Household Income # 428 72nd
Per Capita Income # 125 92nd

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