9.8% Poverty Rate in Contra Costa County, California

Poverty Rate in Contra Costa County, California

How does the Poverty Rate in Contra Costa County, California compare to other counties in California?

California County Poverty Rate Comparison

What is the poverty rate for residents of Contra Costa County, California born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born?

9.2%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Contra Costa County, California who were born citizens of the United States is 9.2%.

11.5%

The Poverty Rate for residents of Contra Costa County, California who were born citizens of a country other than the US is 11.5%.

Poverty Rate for residents of Contra Costa County, California born US Citizens vs Foreign-Born

Foreign-born residents of Contra Costa County, California have a higher poverty rate than those who were born US citizens.

Of the 837,386 residents of Contra Costa County, California who were born citizens of the United States, 76,749 (9.2%) had income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Conversely, 31,881 (11.5%) of 276,742 residents of Contra Costa County, California who were born citizens of a country other than the US reported income levels below the poverty line within the past year.

Poverty Rate in Contra Costa County, California

The Poverty Rate in Contra Costa County is 9.8%.
Contra Costa County is in California.
California Poverty Rate Distribution by County
City Poverty Rate Respondents
Castle Hill 0.7%

1,213

Clayton 2.3%

11,804

Concord 11.2%

127,269

Crockett 9.2%

3,120

Danville 3.3%

44,022

Discovery Bay 7.3%

15,493

East Richmond Heights 6.4%

3,624

El Cerrito 8.9%

24,879

Bay Point 21.8%

23,515

Bayview 1.5%

1,771

Bethel Island 11.0%

2,379

Blackhawk 4.0%

9,912

Alamo 2.5%

15,471

Antioch 14.6%

109,157

Brentwood 7.7%

58,685

Byron 11.8%

1,394

Camino Tassajara 3.3%

3,717

El Sobrante 10.2%

13,358

Hercules 5.5%

25,187

Kensington 6.9%

5,552

Knightsen 9.7%

1,576

Lafayette 4.3%

25,605

Martinez 5.6%

37,347

Montalvin Manor 15.5%

2,800

Moraga 3.9%

15,312

Mountain View 19.0%

2,390

North Richmond 29.6%

3,731

Oakley 7.5%

39,702

Orinda 2.6%

19,196

Pacheco 6.3%

4,334

Pinole 5.4%

19,073

Pittsburg 13.6%

68,812

Pleasant Hill 8.0%

34,296

Reliez Valley 2.1%

3,768

Richmond 15.7%

107,702

Rodeo 15.2%

10,165

Rollingwood 21.9%

3,464

San Miguel 0.6%

3,136

San Pablo 20.0%

30,331

San Ramon 4.2%

74,929

Saranap 1.6%

6,222

Shell Ridge 0.0%

1,328

Tara Hills 10.0%

5,160

Vine Hill 17.4%

4,108

Walnut Creek 7.0%

67,646

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2018 California Poverty Line

Household Size Poverty Level
1 $12,140
2 $16,460
3 $20,780
4 $25,100
5 $29,420
6 $33,740
Per Additional +$4,320

The poverty line for California in 2018 is based on the federal guidelines, which begins at $12,140 for a single person, adding $4,320 for each additional person.

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