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Demographics

QuickFacts Alameda County California
Population, 2010 1,510,271 37,253,956
Population, Percent Change, 2000 to 2010 4.6% 10%
College Graduates, persons 25 and over, 2010 (1) 46.7% 37.7%
Housing units, 2010 582,549 13,680,081
Homeownership rate, 2010 53.43% 55.9%
Households, 2010 545,138 12,577,498
Persons per household, 2010 2.77 2.96
Median Household Income, 2010 (in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars) (1) $67,169 $57,708
Per Capita Income, 2010 (in 2010 inflation-adjusted dollars) (1) $32,398 $27,353
Families Whose Income in the Past 12 Months is Below the Poverty Level (1) 9.3% 11.8%
People Whose Income in the Past 12 Months is Below the Poverty Level (1) 13.5% 15.8%
Unemployment, Civilian Labor Force, 2010 (1) 12.1% 12.8%
Health Insurance Coverage, Civilian Non-Institutionalized Population, 2010 (1) 86.7% 81.5%
Land Area, 2010 (square miles) 738 155,959
Persons per Square Mile, 2010 2,046 239

Source: U.S. Census 2010, except (1): 2010 American Community Survey, 1-year, U.S. Census Bureau.

2009 Profiles of Demographic Data - Alameda County  (118KB)*

2008 Profiles of Demographic Data - Alameda County  (118KB)*

2007 Profiles of Demographic Data - Alameda County  (142KB)*



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