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Overview

Introduction to Concord, California

Founded in 1869, Concord, California is in the part of the San Francisco Bay Area referred to as the "North Bay." Concord is located in the San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont metropolitan area.

Concord is approximately 40 minutes northeast of San Francisco, 30 minutes northeast of Oakland and 40 to 50 minutes southeast of the Napa/Sonoma wine country. 

Concord experiences warm summers and cool winters. Summer average daily temperatures are in the 80s and winter average daily temperatures are in the 50s.

Concord Arts, Culture, and Entertainment

Concord residents have easy access to all of the arts, cultural and entertainment offerings of nearby Oakland and San Francisco, as well as California wine country. Some of the more notable offerings in and around Concord include:

  • The Blue Devils Drum & Bugle Corps
  • The annual Concord Jazz Festival
  • The Concord Skatepark
  • The Contra Costa County Fair
  • The Markham Regional Arboretum
  • The Pixieland Amusement Park
  • Six Flags Waterworld Concord
  • The Willows Theater
  • Wine country to the north

For the sports enthusiast, nearby Oakland and San Francisco provide a rich set of professional sports offerings, including:

  • Major League Baseball's Oakland Athletics and San Francisco Giants.
  • Major League Lacrosse's (MLL) San Francisco Dragons.
  • The National Football League's (NFL) Oakland Raiders and San Francisco 49ers.
  • The United Soccer League's (USL) San Francisco Seals who play in the USL Premier Development League.

Demographics

People

Total Population126,938
Male Share of the Population49.4%
Female Share of the Population50.6%
Senior Citizens13.5%
Employed Population 16+60,752
Age of the Population38

Families

% of people married49.3%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher33%
Median Earnings25+$41,857
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$22,134
Median Earnings With High School Degree$30,593

Wealth

Median Family Income$82,407
% Above Poverty Level87.8%
% Below Poverty Level12.2%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time34 minutes
% Working from Home4%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.1%
% Using Public Transportation9.9%

Housing

People Living Alone22.7%
Median Gross Rent$1,387
Median House Value$423,100

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)48.9%
German9.5%
Irish9.3%
English7.8%
Italian7.2%
French Except Basque2.4%
Scottish2%
Portuguese1.7%
Polish1.7%
Swedish1.6%
Norwegian1.3%
Russian1.2%
Dutch1.1%
Arab0.9%
Afghan)0.8%
Welsh0.6%
Iranian0.6%
Danishn0.5%
Ukrainian0.4%
African0.4%
Swiss0.4%
Greek0.4%
Lithuanian0.3%
Brazilian0.3%
Finnish0.3%
Canadian0.3%
Bulgarian0.3%
Hungarian0.3%
Austrian0.2%
West Indian0.2%
US/American0.2%
Egyptian0.2%
Czech0.2%
Romanian0.2%
Israeli0.2%
Belgian0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Lebanese0.1%
Palestinian0.1%
Jamaican0.1%
Basque0.1%
Serbian0.1%
Maltese0.1%
Slovak0.1%
Slovene0.1%
Australian0.1%
Ethiopian0.1%
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Concord Almanac

CategoryValue
County Contra Costa County
Standard Zip Codes94518, 94519, 94520, 94521, 94523
P.O. Box Zip Codes94522, 94524, 94527
Company Zip Codes94529
Phone Area Codes925
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude37.95
Approximate Longitude-122.02

Concord Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

StationMARTINEZ WATER PLANT
Distance5.4 miles
Jan Temp39 to 54 F
Apr Temp46 to 71 F
Jul Temp55 to 87 F
Oct Temp50 to 76 F
Annual Precip19.5 inches
StationMOUNT DIABLO JUNCTION
Distance8.4 miles
Jan Temp39 to 56 F
Apr Temp43 to 65 F
Jul Temp60 to 85 F
Oct Temp52 to 74 F
Annual Precip23.9 inches
StationUPPER SAN LEANDRO FLTR
Distance16.4 miles
Jan Temp42 to 58 F
Apr Temp46 to 67 F
Jul Temp54 to 75 F
Oct Temp52 to 73 F
Annual Precip26.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Benicia27,780$113,218
Clayton11,655$148,832
Lafayette25,381$184,101
Martinez37,544$106,903
Pleasant Hill34,395$113,302
Walnut Creek67,568$116,705

Concord Hospitals

John Muir Behavioral Health Center
(Non-profit)
2740 Grant Street
John Muir Medical Center-concord Campus
(Non-profit)
2540 East Street

Concord Public Schools

Diablo Community Day
1026 Mohr Ln.
ZIP: 94518
High
Total Enrollment 13
El Monte Elementary
1400 Dina Dr.
ZIP: 94518
Primary
Total Enrollment 464
Oak Grove Middle
2050 Minert Rd.
ZIP: 94518
Middle
Total Enrollment 695
Woodside Elementary
761 San Simeon Dr.
ZIP: 94518
Primary
Total Enrollment 395
Ygnacio Valley Elementary
2217 Chalomar Rd.
ZIP: 94518
Primary
Total Enrollment 510
Ygnacio Valley High
755 Oak Grove Rd.
ZIP: 94518
High
Total Enrollment 1134
Crossroads High (continuation)
2701 Willow Pass
ZIP: 94519
High
Total Enrollment 39
Monte Gardens Elementary
3841 Larkspur Dr.
ZIP: 94519
Primary
Total Enrollment 555
Olympic Continuation High
2730 Salvio St.
ZIP: 94519
High
Total Enrollment 320
Sunrise (special Education)
1861 Silverwood Dr.
ZIP: 94519
Primary
Total Enrollment 34
Wren Avenue Elementary
3339 Wren Ave.
ZIP: 94519
Primary
Total Enrollment 544
Cambridge Elementary
1135 Lacey Ln.
ZIP: 94520
Primary
Total Enrollment 696
Floyd I. Marchus
2900 Avon Ave.
ZIP: 94520
Other
Total Enrollment 116
Meadow Homes Elementary
1371 Detroit Ave.
ZIP: 94520
Primary
Total Enrollment 866
Mt. Diablo High
2455 Grant St.
ZIP: 94520
High
Total Enrollment 1352
Sun Terrace Elementary
2448 Floyd Ln.
ZIP: 94520
Primary
Total Enrollment 564
Ayers Elementary
5120 Myrtle Dr.
ZIP: 94521
Primary
Total Enrollment 455
Clayton Valley Charter High
1101 Alberta Way
ZIP: 94521
High
Total Enrollment 1973
Concord High
4200 Concord Blvd.
ZIP: 94521
High
Total Enrollment 1544
El Dorado Middle
1750 W. St.
ZIP: 94521
Middle
Total Enrollment 976
Highlands Elementary
1326 Pennsylvania Blvd.
ZIP: 94521
Primary
Total Enrollment 641
Mountain View Elementary
1705 Thornwood Dr.
ZIP: 94521
Primary
Total Enrollment 433
Nueva Vista High (continuation)
4200 Concord Blvd.
ZIP: 94521
High
Total Enrollment 35
Pine Hollow Middle
5522 Pine Hollow Rd.
ZIP: 94521
Middle
Total Enrollment 653
Silverwood Elementary
1649 Claycord Ave.
ZIP: 94521
Primary
Total Enrollment 456
Summit High (continuation)
4200 Concord Blvd.
ZIP: 94521
High
Total Enrollment 48
Westwood Elementary
1748 W. St.
ZIP: 94521
Primary
Total Enrollment 363

Concord Private Schools

Carondelet High School
1133 Winton Dr
ZIP: 94518
Secondary
Total Enrollment 803
De La Salle High School
1130 Winton Dr
ZIP: 94518
Secondary
Total Enrollment 1026
Spectrum Center - Ygnacio Campus
755 Oak Grove Rd
ZIP: 94518
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 6
Spectrum Center-valley Campus
1026 Oak Grove Rd Ste A
ZIP: 94518
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 64
St Francis Of Assisi School
866 Oak Grove Rd
ZIP: 94518
Elementary
Total Enrollment 322
The Concordia School
2353 5th Ave
ZIP: 94518
Elementary
Total Enrollment 51
Wood Rose Academy
4347 Cowell Rd
ZIP: 94518
Elementary
Total Enrollment 98
Diablo Valley School
2924 Clayton Rd Ste B
ZIP: 94519
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 41
Montessori School Of Concord
3039 Willow Pass Rd
ZIP: 94519
Elementary
Total Enrollment 6
St Agnes Elementary School
3886 Chestnut Ave
ZIP: 94519
Elementary
Total Enrollment 354
Calvary Temple Christian School
4725 Evora Rd
ZIP: 94520
Elementary
Total Enrollment 194
Concord Christian School
2120 Olivera Ct
ZIP: 94520
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 60
Queen Of All Saints School
2391 Grant St
ZIP: 94520
Elementary
Total Enrollment 197
Seneca Center
2351 Olivera Rd
ZIP: 94520
Secondary
Total Enrollment 37
Angels Montessori Preschool
1566 Bailey Rd
ZIP: 94521
Elementary
Total Enrollment 10
Hope Academy For Dyslexics
5353 Concord Blvd
ZIP: 94521
Elementary
Total Enrollment 18
Kings Valley Christian School
4255 Clayton Rd
ZIP: 94521
Elementary
Total Enrollment 227
Myrtle Farm Montessori School
4976 Myrtle Dr
ZIP: 94521
Elementary
Total Enrollment 5
Step By Step Montessori School
1507 Heather Dr
ZIP: 94521
Elementary
Total Enrollment 25
Tabernacle School
4380 Concord Blvd
ZIP: 94521
Elementary
Total Enrollment 463
Ygnacio Valley Christian School
4977 Concord Blvd
ZIP: 94521
Elementary
Total Enrollment 118
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