Contra Costa Centre, California

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Contra Costa Centre
Census-designated place
Contra Costa Centre is served by the Pleasant Hill / Contra Costa Centre BART Station
Contra Costa Centre is served by the Pleasant Hill / Contra Costa Centre BART Station
Contra Costa Centre is located in California
Contra Costa Centre
Contra Costa Centre
Position in California.
Coordinates: 37°55′34″N 122°03′14″W / 37.92611°N 122.05389°W / 37.92611; -122.05389Coordinates: 37°55′34″N 122°03′14″W / 37.92611°N 122.05389°W / 37.92611; -122.05389
Country  United States
State  California
County Contra Costa
Area[1]
 • Total 0.642 sq mi (1.662 km2)
 • Land 0.642 sq mi (1.662 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0 km2)  0%
Elevation[2] 92 ft (28 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 5,364
 • Density 8,400/sq mi (3,200/km2)
Time zone Pacific (PST) (UTC-8)
 • Summer (DST) PDT (UTC-7)
GNIS feature ID 2409521
U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Contra Costa Centre, California

Contra Costa Centre is a census-designated place[3] in Contra Costa County, California. Contra Costa Centre sits at an elevation of 92 feet (28 m). The 2010 United States census reported Contra Costa Centre's population was 5,364. Contra Costa Centre is served by the Pleasant Hill / Contra Costa Centre BART station.

It is the successor to the Waldon CDP of the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.642 square miles (1.662 km²), all of it land.

Demographics[edit]

The 2010 United States Census[4] reported that Contra Costa Centre had a population of 5,364. The population density was 8,360.4 people per square mile (3,228.0/km²). The racial makeup of Contra Costa Centre was 3,488 (65.0%) White, 216 (4.0%) African American, 18 (0.3%) Native American, 1,155 (21.5%) Asian, 17 (0.3%) Pacific Islander, 171 (3.2%) from other races, and 299 (5.6%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 560 persons (10.4%).

The Census reported that 100% of the population lived in households.

There were 2,995 households, out of which 445 (14.9%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 883 (29.5%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 195 (6.5%) had a female householder with no husband present, 93 (3.1%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 230 (7.7%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 24 (0.8%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 1,425 households (47.6%) were made up of individuals and 148 (4.9%) had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.79. There were 1,171 families (39.1% of all households); the average family size was 2.60.

The population was spread out with 646 people (12.0%) under the age of 18, 521 people (9.7%) aged 18 to 24, 2,593 people (48.3%) aged 25 to 44, 1,187 people (22.1%) aged 45 to 64, and 417 people (7.8%) who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 33.3 years. For every 100 females there were 97.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 96.3 males.

There were 3,211 housing units at an average density of 5,004.7 per square mile (1,932.3/km²), of which 750 (25.0%) were owner-occupied, and 2,245 (75.0%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.0%; the rental vacancy rate was 5.5%. 1,509 people (28.1% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 3,853 people (71.8%) lived in rental housing units.

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Census
  2. ^ "Contra Costa Centre Census Designated Place". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. 
  3. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Contra Costa Centre, 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.