Contra Costa County, CA

Current Temperature ° Population 1,079,597

Homefacts County Report

Schools

School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 11.1%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 48.6%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 40.2%

Registered Offenders

44.03% Lower than national avg.
  • 951 offenders in Contra Costa County
  • 8.81 offenders/10,000 residents

Real Estate

Median List Price $498,500
  • Median Sales Price: $475,000
  • Foreclosures: 1,210
  • Homes For Sale: 692
  • Homes For Rent: 84

Environmental Hazards

1,709 Found nearby
  • Brownfields: 38
  • Registered Polluters: 87
  • Superfunds: 143
  • Tanks & Spills: 1,441

Unemployment

Moderate 3.9%
  • California unemployment average: 4.7%
  • National unemployment average: 4.1%

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271 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 271 K-12 public schools in Contra Costa County, CA and 98 private schools. Homefacts rates Contra Costa County's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.

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Crime view details

951 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Crime Index

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Real Estate Overview

Average Listing Price
$498,500 compared to September 2016
Median Sales Price
$475,000 compared to September 2016

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    4.1%
  • Rented
    34.4%
  • Owned
    61.5%

692 Homes For Sale View All

$355,999
942 Carpino Ave
Pittsburg, CA 94565
3 Beds | 1 Baths
$425,000
29 Puffin Cir
Oakley, CA 94561
4 Beds | 3 Baths
$376,000
130 Vella Cir
Oakley, CA 94561
4 Beds | 4 Baths
$499,000
2273 Del Monte Dr
San Pablo, CA 94806
4 Beds | 2 Baths

1,210 Foreclosures View All

median foreclosure price
$470,050  
$446,000
Stone Pine
Hercules, CA 94547
4 Beds | 3 Baths
$421,000
Redwood
Concord, CA 94520
4 Beds | 2 Baths
$249,000
Ohio
Richmond, CA 94804
3 Beds | 3 Baths
$385,117
Oneida
Danville, CA 94526
3 Beds | 3 Baths

Foreclosure Status Distribution

Number Of Properties Per Bedroom (Distressed)

2,001 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Contra Costa County, CA issued 2,001 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 2,001 permits, 1503 were issued for single family homes and 498 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Contra Costa County, CA issued 1,889 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 1,889 permits, 1671 were issued for single family homes and 218 were issued for multi-family homes.
All Housing Single Family Housing Multi-Family Housing

Building Permits By Year

84 Rental Properties View All

$3,200
3592 Walnut Street
Lafayette, CA 94549
2 Beds | 2 Baths
$2,950
2064 Donald Dr.
Moraga, CA 94556
4 Beds | 2 Baths
$3,800
1163 Saint Francis Dr
Concord, CA 94518
3 Beds | 2 Baths
$6,500
541 Farragut Pl
Danville, CA 94526
4 Beds | 3 Baths

Fair Market Rents

**Displaying data from Contra Costa County, CA
  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $1,435
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,723
  • 2 Bedrooms: $2,173
  • 3 Bedrooms: $3,017
  • 4 Bedrooms: $3,477

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Environmental Hazards

1709 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
    in Contra Costa County, CA
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  • Registered Polluters
    in Contra Costa County, CA
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  • Superfunds
    in Contra Costa County, CA
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  • Tanks & Spills
    in Contra Costa County, CA
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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HAZARDOUS (0/0)
    Contra Costa County, CA has 0% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 2 COUNTY
    Contra Costa County, CA is a yellow zone.
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  • UV Index HIGH 6.3 Average
    Contra Costa County, CA is a high risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 47.63°
  • February 50.9°
  • March 54.6°
  • April 58.52°
  • May 63.97°
  • June 69.29°
  • July 71.42°
  • August 71.68°
  • September 70.7°
  • October 63.47°
  • November 54.72°
  • December 49.54°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Contra Costa County, CA

Earthquakes
Contra Costa County, CA has a very high risk of earthquakes.
Hurricanes
Contra Costa County, CA has no risk of hurricanes.
Hail
Contra Costa County, CA has a very low risk of hail storms.
Tornadoes
Contra Costa County, CA has a very low risk of tornadoes.

Demographics view details

Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Contra Costa County, CA: $83,104

Unemployment

Unemployment in Contra Costa County is 3.9%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.7% and 8.4% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 34.58%
White Collar - 65.42%

Politics

State Representatives

  • Gov. Jerry Brown
  • Sen. Barbara Boxer
  • Sen. Dianne Feinstein

Neighborhood Info

4 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

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