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Tara Hills, California - Basic Facts

The Tara Hills Census Designated Place had a population of 5,161 as of July 1, 2019. Tara Hills 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 Tara Hills is located at latitude 37.9935 and longitude -122.3164 in Contra Costa County. The formal boundaries for the Tara Hills Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.67 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Contra Costa County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 92 feet.

The Tara Hills Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2410059) 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 Tara Hills Census Designated Place is located within West Contra Costa CCD of Contra Costa County.


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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Tara Hills, CA Housing Affordability Index is 85
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

Tara Hills, CA Wealth Index is 97
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 5,161
Population in Households 5,148
Population in Familes 4,482
Population in Group Qrtrs 13
Population Density 7,764
Diversity Index1 89
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $80,788
Average Household Income $94,613
Per Capita Income $30,430
Wealth Index3 97

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,762 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,231 (69.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 422 (24.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 109 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $479,974
Housing Affordability Index2 85
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,653
Average Household Size 3.11
Family Households 1,251
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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 0.07% 0.27%
Households -0.06% 0.17%
Families -0.01% 0.16%
Median Household Income   4.08%
Per Capita Income   3.94%

Tara Hills, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tara Hills 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 # 641 58th
Population Density # 110 93rd
Diversity Index # 53 96th
Median Household Income # 446 71st
Per Capita Income # 819 46th

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