Alameda, California Census Data & Community Profile

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Alameda GENERAL POPULATION

Total Population in Alameda, CA
At the time of the most recent United States Census Survey, the number of people in Alameda, CA was 72,259.

Alameda Male Population
At the time of the last full census survey, the number of men in Alameda was 34,689, which represents 48 percent of the total for the community (The national average is 49.10%).

Male Population, Married in Alameda, CA
There are an estimated 14,920 married men in the town. 52.8 percent of men over 15 years old in Alameda are married, compared to the national average of 56.70%.

Female Population
The estimated female population in Alameda is 37,570 which is 52 of the total population (Compared to the national average of 50.90%).

Female Population, Married in Alameda, California
There are an estimated 14,755 married women in the community. 47.6 percent of females over the age of 15 are married, compared to the national average of 52.10%.


AGE

Median Age in Alameda, CA
The median age of people living in Alameda, CA was 38.3 at the time of the last full census survey. (The United States average at the time was 35.3)

At that time, the number of people under the age of 5 living in Alameda was 4,057. There were 56,725 people above the age of 18, which represents 78.5 percent of the entire population (compared to the national average of 74.30% ). 13.3 percent of the population (9,605) in the community was 65 years and over, compared to 12.40% nationally.


RACE

One Race Percent in Alameda, CA
At the time of the last census survey, the number of people of one race in Alameda, CA was 67,828.

White Population in Alameda, CA
The estimated White population in the Alameda community is 41,148, which is 56.9 percent of the total population (The U.S. average is 75.10%).

Black Population in Alameda, California
The estimated Black/African American population is 4,488, which is 6.2 percent of the total population in town (The U.S. average is 12.30%).

American Indian and Alaska Native Population in Alameda, CA
In 2000, the number of American Indians or Alaska Natives in Alameda, CA was 484.

Asian Population in Alameda, California
At the last survey, the total Asian population in the community was 18,894.

Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander Population in Alameda, CA
The number of Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islanders living in Alameda was an estimated 434.

Other/Multiple Races
The number of residents identified as “some other race” was 2,380, while those of “two or more races” was 4,431 at the time of the last census.

Hispanic Population
The Hispanic population in the Alameda community was 6,725, or 9.3 percent of the total population (compared to the national average of 12.50% percent).


HOUSEHOLD CHARACTERISTICS

Household Population in Alameda, CA
The household population number in Alameda was 71,182.

Group Quarters Population in Alameda, CA
Group Quarters population in the community was 1,077.

Average Household Size in Alameda, CA
The average household size in Alameda is 2.35 (The average household size in the United States is 2.59).

Average Family Size
The average family size in the community is 3.04 (The average family size in the United States is 3.14).


HOUSING

Total Housing Units in Alameda, CA
At the time of the last census survey, there were 31,644 total housing units in Alameda.

The number of occupied housing units was 30,226, or 95.5 of the total units in town. Of these, 14,486 were owner-occupied (47.9), and 15,740 were renter-occupied (52.1, compared to the national average of 33.80%). There were also 1,418 vacant homes in Alameda at the time of the last complete survey.

Median Home Values in Alameda, California
The total number of single family, owner occupied homes in the community was 12,085, with a median value in dollars of 345,000.

Monthly Owner Costs in Alameda, CA
For homes with a mortgage, average monthly owner costs were $1,861 (national average was $1,088). For homes without a mortgage in Alameda, average costs per month were $331 (national average was $295).


EDUCATION

High School Graduate or higher
At the time of the last survey, 45,946 people in the community had a high school degree, or 88.4 of the population (compared to the national average of 80.40%).

Bachelor's Degree or Higher in Alameda, California
21,908 people in Alameda also had a Bachelor’s degree or higher, which represented 42.2 of the total population (National average was 24.40%).


MISCELLANEOUS

Civilian Veterans in Alameda, CA
The number of Civilian Veterans in Alameda was 6,826, or 12.2 percent of the total population (National average is 12.70%).

Disability Status in Alameda, CA
In 2000, there were 12,126 people in Alameda, CA listed as disabled.

Foreign Born in Alameda, CA
At the time of the last complete survey, there were 23,099 people in Alameda who spoke a language other than English at home. This represented 33.9 of the total population, compared to the national average of 17.90%.


LABOR STATISTICS

Percentage In Labor Force in Alameda, California
There were 39,802 in the labor force in Alameda at the time of the last complete survey. This represented 68.2 of the total population, compared to the national average of 63.90%. Mean Travel Time to Work in minutes
From the most recent complete survey, the average commute time to work for local residents in Alameda was 29.6 minutes, compared to the national average of 25.5 minutes.

Median Household Income in Alameda, CA
The median household income in the community at the time of the last survey was $56,285. The median household income in the U.S. was $41,994.

Median Family Income in Alameda, CA
In the last complete census survey, the median family income in the community was $68,625. Median family income in the U.S. was 50,046.

Per Capita Income in Alameda, California
Per capita income in Alameda in the last full census was 30,982. Per capita income in the U.S. was 21,587.

Families below poverty level
According to the most recent survey,families living below the poverty line in Alameda numbered 1,074, or 6 percent of the population. The percentage of families in America living below the poverty line was 9.20%.

Individuals below the poverty level in Alameda, CA
Individuals living below the poverty line in the community was 5,887, or 8.2 percent . The percentage of individuals living beneath the poverty level in the country was 12.40%.


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