Contra Costa County, CA

Population 1,079,597

Contra Costa County, CA Neighborhood Report

Schools

School Rating is Very good
  • No High School Diploma: 10.7%
  • High School Graduate or Higher: 47.7%
  • Bachelor's Degree or Higher: 41.5%

Registered Offenders

26.92% Lower than national avg.

Environmental Hazards

1,709 Found nearby

Unemployment

Very High 7.5%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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278 Public Schools view public schools

Summary
There are 278 K-12 public schools in Contra Costa County, CA and 99 private schools. Homefacts rates Contra Costa County's schools as Very good, with an overall B rating.

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1,298 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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Property Report Overview

Average Listing Price
$775,000 compared to April 2020
Median Sales Price
No Data

Median Home Value

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
    4.8%
  • Rented
    34.3%
  • Owned
    61%

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.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $1,488
  • 1 Bedroom: $1,808
  • 2 Bedrooms: $2,239
  • 3 Bedrooms: $3,042
  • 4 Bedrooms: $3,720

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Environmental Hazards

1709 Environmental Hazards

  • Brownfields
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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 5.6 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.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in Contra Costa County, CA: $91,045

Unemployment

Unemployment in Contra Costa County is 7.5%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 8.4% and 5.9% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 34.04%
White Collar - 65.96%

Politics

State Representatives

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

Neighborhood Info

4 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports