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Alameda County Facts

Census Statistics

Alameda CountyCalifornia
Population, 2003 estimate1,461,03035,484,453
Population, percent change, April 1, 2000 to July 1, 20031.2%4.8%
Population, 20001,443,74133,871,648
Population, percent change, 1990 to 200010.7%13.6%
Persons under 5 years old, percent, 20006.8%7.3%
Persons under 18 years old, percent, 200024.6%27.3%
Persons 65 years old and over, percent, 200010.2%10.6%
Female persons, percent, 200050.9%50.2%?
White persons, percent, 2000 (a)48.8%59.5%
Black or African American persons, percent, 2000 (a)14.9%6.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native persons, percent, 2000 (a)0.6%1.0%
Asian persons, percent, 2000 (a)20.4%10.9%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander, percent, 2000 (a0.6%0.3%
Persons reporting some other race, percent, 2000 (a)8.9%16.8%
Persons reporting two or more races, percent, 20005.6%4.7%
Persons of Hispanic or Latino origin, percent, 2000 (b)19.0%32.4%
White persons, not of Hispanic/Latino origin, percent, 200040.9%46.7%?
Living in same house in 1995 and 2000', pct age 5+, 200050.8%50.2%
Foreign born persons, percent, 200027.2%26.2%
Language other than English spoken at home, pct age 5+, 200036.8%39.5%
High school graduates, percent of persons age 25+, 200082.4%76.8%
Bachelor's degree or higher, pct of persons age 25+, 200034.9%26.6%
Persons with a disability, age 5+, 2000248,5585,923,361
Mean travel time to work (minutes), workers age 16+, 200030.827.7?
Housing units, 2002546,79512,507,767
Homeownership rate, 200054.7%56.9%
Housing units in multi-unit structures, percent, 200037.6%31.4%
Median value of owner-occupied housing units, 2000$303,100$211,500?
Households, 2000523,36611,502,870
Persons per household, 20002.712.87
Median household income, 1999$55,946$47,493
Per capita money income, 1999$26,680$22,711
Persons below poverty, percent, 199911.0%14.2%
Private nonfarm establishments with paid employees, 200136,468806,733
Private nonfarm employment, 2001670,37513,239,616
Private nonfarm employment, percent change 2000-20012.2%2.8%
Nonemployer establishments, 200086,3802,103,178
Manufacturers shipments, 1997 ($1000)22,337,780379,612,443
Retail sales, 1997 ($1000)12,404,947263,118,346
Retail sales per capita, 1997$9,040$8,167
Minority-owned firms, percent of total, 199733.0%28.8%
Women-owned firms, percent of total, 199731.8%27.3%
Housing units authorized by building permits, 20023,555159,573
Federal funds and grants, 2002 ($1000)9,805,337206,401,495
Land area, 2000 (square miles)738155,959
Persons per square mile, 20001,957.4217.2
Metropolitan AreaOakland, CA PMSA?
FIPS Code00106

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