Bayview, Contra Costa County, California

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census-designated place
Bayview is located in California
Position in California.
Coordinates: 38°00′25″N 122°19′08″W / 38.00694°N 122.31889°W / 38.00694; -122.31889Coordinates: 38°00′25″N 122°19′08″W / 38.00694°N 122.31889°W / 38.00694; -122.31889
Country  United States
State  California
County Contra Costa
 • Total 0.386 sq mi (0.999 km2)
 • Land 0.305 sq mi (0.789 km2)
 • Water 0.081 sq mi (0.210 km2)  21%
Elevation[2] 36 ft (11 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,754
 • Density 4,500/sq mi (1,800/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
GNIS feature IDs 2413615, 2582940

Bayview is a census-designated place[3] in Contra Costa County, California. Bayview sits at an elevation of 36 feet (11 m). The 2010 United States census reported Bayview's population was 1,754.


The CDP occupies an area of about 1 square kilometre (0.39 sq mi), 79% of it land, 21% of it water.


The 2010 United States Census[4] reported that Bayview had a population of 1,754. The population density was 4,549.6 people per square mile (1,756.6/km²). The racial makeup of Bayview was 871 (49.7%) White, 186 (10.6%) African American, 18 (1.0%) Native American, 369 (21.0%) Asian, 9 (0.5%) Pacific Islander, 179 (10.2%) from other races, and 122 (7.0%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 521 persons (29.7%).

The Census reported that 1,746 people (99.5% of the population) lived in households, 8 (0.5%) lived in non-institutionalized group quarters, and 0 (0%) were institutionalized.

There were 575 households, out of which 222 (38.6%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 342 (59.5%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 71 (12.3%) had a female householder with no husband present, 41 (7.1%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 31 (5.4%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 5 (0.9%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 93 households (16.2%) were made up of individuals and 41 (7.1%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 3.04. There were 454 families (79.0% of all households); the average family size was 3.38.

The population was spread out with 413 people (23.5%) under the age of 18, 136 people (7.8%) aged 18 to 24, 442 people (25.2%) aged 25 to 44, 473 people (27.0%) aged 45 to 64, and 290 people (16.5%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41.0 years. For every 100 females there were 92.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 93.2 males.

There were 591 housing units at an average density of 1,533.0 per square mile (591.9/km²), of which 479 (83.3%) were owner-occupied, and 96 (16.7%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.4%; the rental vacancy rate was 3.0%. 1,402 people (79.9% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 344 people (19.6%) lived in rental housing units.


  1. ^ U.S. Census
  2. ^ "Bayview". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Bayview, Contra Costa County, California
  4. ^ All data are derived from the United States Census Bureau reports from the 2010 United States Census, and are accessible on-line here. The data on unmarried partnerships and same-sex married couples are from the Census report DEC_10_SF1_PCT15. All other housing and population data are from Census report DEC_10_DP_DPDP1. Both reports are viewable online or downloadable in a zip file containing a comma-delimited data file. The area data, from which densities are calculated, are available on-line here. Percentage totals may not add to 100% due to rounding. The Census Bureau defines families as a household containing one or more people related to the householder by birth, opposite-sex marriage, or adoption. People living in group quarters are tabulated by the Census Bureau as neither owners nor renters. For further details, see the text files accompanying the data files containing the Census reports mentioned above.