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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. 

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.

Demographics

People

Total Population29,991
Male Share of the Population50%
Female Share of the Population50%
Senior Citizens10.1%
Employed Population 16+12,822
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married41.5%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher12.2%
Median Earnings25+$26,412
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$19,866
Median Earnings With High School Degree$28,271

Wealth

Median Family Income$48,409
% Above Poverty Level79%
% Below Poverty Level21%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time33 minutes
% Working from Home1.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work3.8%
% Using Public Transportation12.8%

Housing

People Living Alone21%
Median Gross Rent$1,127
Median House Value$221,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)82.7%
German1.8%
Irish1.7%
African1.3%
English1.2%
Italian1.1%
Brazilian0.7%
Portuguese0.7%
Arab0.5%
French Except Basque0.4%
Nigerian0.2%
West Indian0.2%
Belizean0.2%
Swedish0.2%
Scottish0.2%
Dutch0.2%
Norwegian0.2%
Greek0.2%
Belgian0.1%
Ukrainian0.1%
Basque0.1%
Polish0.1%
Kenyan0.1%
Swiss0.1%
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San Pablo Almanac

CategoryValue
County Contra Costa County
Standard Zip Codes94806, 94803
Phone Area Codes510
Time ZoneAmerica/Los_Angeles
Approximate Latitude37.98
Approximate Longitude-122.33

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)

StationBERKELEY
Distance7.9 miles
Jan Temp44 to 56 F
Apr Temp49 to 64 F
Jul Temp55 to 70 F
Oct Temp54 to 70 F
Annual Precip25.4 inches
StationSAN RAFAEL CIVIC CENTER
Distance10.6 miles
Jan Temp41 to 56 F
Apr Temp47 to 69 F
Jul Temp55 to 81 F
Oct Temp51 to 74 F
Annual Precip34.2 inches
StationOAKLAND MUSEUM
Distance12 miles
Jan Temp45 to 57 F
Apr Temp51 to 66 F
Jul Temp57 to 73 F
Oct Temp55 to 72 F
Annual Precip22.9 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Albany19,420$97,055
Berkeley118,585$122,798
El Cerrito24,646$107,006
Hercules25,011$114,521
Pinole19,040$82,485
Richmond108,303$62,445

San Pablo Public Schools

Bayview Elementary
3001 16th St.
ZIP: 94806
Primary
Total Enrollment 679
Dover Elementary
1871 21st St.
ZIP: 94806
Primary
Total Enrollment 767
Edward M. Downer Elementary
1231 18th St.
ZIP: 94806
Primary
Total Enrollment 646
Harbour Way Elementary Community Day
2465 Dolan Way
ZIP: 94806
Primary
Total Enrollment 7
Helms Middle
2500 Rd. 20
ZIP: 94806
Middle
Total Enrollment 1039
Lake Elementary
2700 Eleventh St.
ZIP: 94806
Primary
Total Enrollment 428
Middle College High
2600 Mission Bell Dr.
ZIP: 94806
High
Total Enrollment 267
Montalvin Manor Elementary
300 Christine Dr.
ZIP: 94806
Primary
Total Enrollment 419
North Campus Continuation
2465 Dolan Way
ZIP: 94806
High
Total Enrollment 180
Tara Hills Elementary
2300 Dolan Way
ZIP: 94806
Primary
Total Enrollment 545
Vista High (alternative)
2625 Barnard Rd.
ZIP: 94806
High
Total Enrollment 290

San Pablo Private Schools

Spectrum Center - Tara Hills
16330 San Pablo Ave
ZIP: 94806
Combined Elementary And Secondary
Total Enrollment 70
St Paul School
1825 Church Ln
ZIP: 94806
Elementary
Total Enrollment 170
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