East Richmond Heights, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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East Richmond Heights, California - Basic Facts

The East Richmond Heights Census Designated Place had a population of 3,479 as of July 1, 2017. East Richmond Heights 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 East Richmond Heights is located at latitude 37.9451 and longitude -122.3139 in Contra Costa County. The formal boundaries for the East Richmond Heights Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Contra Costa County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 387 feet.

The East Richmond Heights Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408035) 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 East Richmond Heights Census Designated Place is located within West Contra Costa CCD of Contra Costa County.

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

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East Richmond Heights, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 3,479
Daytime Population: Workers 166
Daytime Population: Residents 1,822
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,988
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.57
Population in Households 3,472
Population in Familes 2,652
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 5,996
Diversity Index3 75


Median Household Income $98,856
Average Household Income $125,491
Per Capita Income $52,220


Total Housing Units 1,511 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,136 (75.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 319 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $474,269
Average Home Value $523,239


Total Households 1,455
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 903
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.82% 0.87%
Households 0.68% 0.8%
Families 0.89% 0.78%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   2.23%

East Richmond Heights, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Richmond Heights 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 # 740 51st
Population Density # 184 88th
Diversity Index # 522 66th
Median Household Income # 193 87th
Per Capita Income # 192 87th

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