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Overview

Introduction to San Pablo, California

San Pablo, California, in Contra Costa county, is 1 miles N of Richmond, California (center to center) and 11 miles N of Oakland, California. The city is included in the Oakland metropolitan area. As of the year 2000 census, 30,215 people lived in San Pablo.

San Pablo History

The original inhabitants of San Pablo were the Cuchiyun band of Ohlone, the indigenous people of Northern California. The Spaniards claimed it for their King during the late 1700s. This area was included in a grant that was given to Francisco Castro, a former soldier. The name of the grant was Rancho San Pablo, which was the basis for the city's present name.

San Pablo and nearby Attractions

  • Alvarado Adobe
  • Alcatraz Island
  • Ferry Building Marketplace
  • Aquarium of the Bay
  • Golden Gate Bridge
  • Tilden Park (Lake Anza)

Things To Do In San Pablo

San Pablo is located in the neighborhood of many world famous tourist spots. The city has an art gallery that hosts regular exhibitions of the works of local artists. There are great opportunities for dining and shopping. One can also visit the several parks in the city. The Alvarado Adobe and Blume Houses are historically significant and appeal to tourists.

San Pablo Transportation

The local airport is Metropoliatan Oakland International.

San Pablo Higher Education

Contra Costa College is the local institution for higher education.

People

Total Population 29,516
Male Share of the Population 50.3%
Female Share of the Population 49.7%
Senior Citizens 9.6%
Employed Population 16+ 12,641
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 40.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 12.5%
Median Earnings25+ $25,828
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $18,508
Median Earnings With High School Degree $28,115

Wealth

Median Family Income $47,666
% Above Poverty Level 79.3%
% Below Poverty Level 20.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 31 minutes
% Working from Home 2.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.4%
% Using Public Transportation 12.7%

Housing

People Living Alone 19.6%
Median Gross Rent $1,076
Median House Value $183,300

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 83.2%
US/American 0.3%
English 1.1%
Irish 3.2%

San Pablo Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 1 miles N of Richmond, California (center to center)
Nearest Large City 11 miles N of Oakland, California
County Contra Costa
Standard Zip Codes 94806
Phone Area Codes 510
Time Zone Pacific (-8 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.962
Longitude -122.344

San Pablo Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BERKELEY
Distance 7.9 miles
Jan Temp 44 to 56 F
Apr Temp 49 to 64 F
Jul Temp 55 to 70 F
Oct Temp 54 to 70 F
Annual Precip 25.4 inches
Station SAN RAFAEL CIVIC CENTER
Distance 10.6 miles
Jan Temp 41 to 56 F
Apr Temp 47 to 69 F
Jul Temp 55 to 81 F
Oct Temp 51 to 74 F
Annual Precip 34.2 inches
Station OAKLAND MUSEUM
Distance 12 miles
Jan Temp 45 to 57 F
Apr Temp 51 to 66 F
Jul Temp 57 to 73 F
Oct Temp 55 to 72 F
Annual Precip 22.9 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, San Pablo, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Hilltop Mall (94806)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Albany 19,020 $91,967
Berkeley 115,688 $114,720
El Cerrito 24,136 $104,524
Hercules 24,596 $113,447
Pinole 18,754 $82,679
Richmond 106,469 $59,976

San Pablo Hospitals

DOCTORS MEDICAL CENTER-SAN PABLO/PINOLE
(Government - Hospital District or Authority)
2000 VALE RD
(510) 970-5000
Emergency Service: Yes

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San Pablo High Schools

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VISTA HIGH (ALT)
2600 MORAGA ROAD
510-307-5380
A Non-traditional School
Serves 322 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 22.5

MIDDLE COLLEGE HIGH
2600 MISSION BELL DR.
510-235-7800
Serves 253 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 28.8

TRANSITION LEARNING CENTER
2465 DOLAN WAY
510-741-2835
A Special Education School
A Title I School.
Serves 124 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 8.9

NORTH CAMPUS CONTINUATION
2465 DOLAN WAY
510-741-2857
A Non-traditional School
Serves 120 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 15.4

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