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Bay Point, California - Basic Facts

The Bay Point Census Designated Place had a population of 23,091 as of July 1, 2017. Bay Point ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Bay Point is located at latitude 38.0327 and longitude -121.961 in Contra Costa County. The formal boundaries for the Bay Point Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0.82 sq. miles. Contra Costa County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 62 feet.

The Bay Point Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407808) 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 Bay Point Census Designated Place is located within Antioch-Pittsburg CCD of Contra Costa County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bay Point population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Bay Point: West Pittsburg.

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Bay Point, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 23,091
Daytime Population: Workers 1,598
Daytime Population: Residents 13,483
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 15,081
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.65
Population in Households 22,983
Population in Familes 19,810
Population in Group Qrtrs 108
Population Density2 3,509
Diversity Index3 91


Median Household Income $51,869
Average Household Income $67,287
Per Capita Income $19,488


Total Housing Units 7,042 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,665 (52.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,966 (42.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 412 ( 5.9%)
Median Home Value $252,778
Average Home Value $292,301


Total Households 6,630
Average Household Size 3.47
Family Households 5,187
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 1.09% 1.07%
Households 0.88% 0.94%
Families 0.92% 0.94%
Median Household Income   1.46%
Per Capita Income   2.45%

Bay Point, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bay Point to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 322 79th
Population Density # 383 75th
Diversity Index # 23 99th
Median Household Income # 891 41st
Per Capita Income # 1193 21st

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