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Economic Analysis

People and the communities they live in depend on money. The people of Contra Costa County, California need food, shelter, clothing, and medical care. Business formation and job creation are essential to this community. Money sustains infrastructure such as roads and airports as well as human resources including fire rescue and police protection.

Energy Costs In California

    Residential
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Commercial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Industrial
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Other
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Transportation
(cents per
kilowatthour)
Total
(cents per
kilowatthour)
1990              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 9.98 9.46 7.28 4.53 0.00 8.84
  Total Electric Industry 9.98 9.46 7.28 4.53 0.00 8.84
1991              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.79 10.04 7.58 5.05 0.00 9.42
  Total Electric Industry 10.79 10.04 7.58 5.05 0.00 9.42
1992              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.07 10.33 7.59 5.54 0.00 9.66
  Total Electric Industry 11.07 10.33 7.59 5.54 0.00 9.66
1993              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.30 10.46 7.33 5.05 0.00 9.69
  Total Electric Industry 11.30 10.46 7.33 5.05 0.00 9.69
1994              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.43 10.90 7.09 5.00 0.00 9.78
  Total Electric Industry 11.43 10.90 7.09 5.00 0.00 9.78
1995              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.61 10.49 7.37 6.73 0.00 9.91
  Total Electric Industry 11.61 10.49 7.37 6.73 0.00 9.91
1996              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.33 9.83 6.97 6.45 0.00 9.48
  Total Electric Industry 11.33 9.83 6.97 6.45 0.00 9.48
1997              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 11.50 9.98 6.95 7.50 0.00 9.54
  Total Electric Industry 11.50 9.98 6.95 7.50 0.00 9.54
1998              
  Energy-Only Providers 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
  Full-Service Providers 10.60 9.66 6.59 5.06 0.00 9.03
  Total Electric Industry 10.60 9.66 6.59 5.06 0.00 9.03
1999              
  Energy-Only Providers 4.10 3.65 3.00 3.28 0.00 3.28
  Full-Service Providers 10.71 10.05 7.16 4.16 0.00 9.34
  Total Electric Industry 10.64 9.44 6.27 4.15 0.00 8.75
2000              
  Energy-Only Providers 13.64 7.82 6.78 9.36 0.00 7.63
  Full-Service Providers 10.85 10.55 7.22 4.79 0.00 9.66
  Total Electric Industry 10.89 10.25 7.14 4.87 0.00 9.47
2001              
  Delivery-Only Service 0.48 1.35 2.08 2.09 0.00 1.67
  Energy-Only Providers 13.21 8.02 7.49 10.78 0.00 8.21
  Full-Service Providers 12.08 12.41 9.54 8.47 0.00 11.41
  Total Electric Industry 12.09 12.15 9.23 8.48 0.00 11.22
2002              
  Delivery-Only Service 5.80 3.57 2.17 5.73 0.00 2.95
  Energy-Only Providers 8.12 6.00 6.18 17.16 0.00 6.14
  Full-Service Providers 12.63 13.84 10.23 6.53 0.00 12.52
  Total Electric Industry 12.64 13.36 9.81 6.60 0.00 12.19
2003              
  Delivery-Only Service 5.43 3.90 2.72 0.00 0.47 3.33
  Energy-Only Providers 7.41 5.76 6.18 0.00 3.47 5.94
  Full-Service Providers 12.23 12.83 9.79 0.00 7.38 12.05
  Total Electric Industry 12.23 12.48 9.59 0.00 5.80 11.78
2004              
  Delivery-Only Service 5.66 4.31 3.14 0.00 0.50 3.72
  Energy-Only Providers 6.88 5.90 5.95 0.00 3.59 5.90
  Full-Service Providers 12.20 11.81 9.33 0.00 8.03 11.53
  Total Electric Industry 12.20 11.64 9.27 0.00 6.42 11.35
2005              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.42 4.62 3.48 0.00 0.50 4.07
  Energy-Only Providers 9.52 6.83 6.68 0.00 3.95 6.75
  Full-Service Providers 12.49 11.97 9.39 0.00 8.11 11.71
  Total Electric Industry 12.51 11.92 9.55 0.00 6.55 11.63
2006              
  Delivery-Only Service 7.79 4.92 3.54 0.00 0.55 4.27
  Energy-Only Providers 10.57 7.66 7.17 0.00 3.82 7.41
  Full-Service Providers 14.32 12.93 9.95 0.00 7.66 12.92
  Total Electric Industry 14.33 12.90 10.09 0.00 6.29 12.82

(updated 2006)



Time Leaving to Work in Contra Costa County, California

12:00 A.M. TO 4:59 A.M.   : 19,572   (4.6%)
5:00 A.M. TO 5:29 A.M.   : 18,353   (4.3%)
5:30 A.M. TO 5:59 A.M.   : 20,896   (4.9%)
6:00 A.M. TO 6:29 A.M.   : 40,429   (9.6%)
6:30 A.M. TO 6:59 A.M.   : 42,405   (10.0%)
7:00 A.M. TO 7:29 A.M.   : 62,756   (14.8%)
7:30 A.M. TO 7:59 A.M.   : 61,656   (14.6%)
8:00 A.M. TO 8:29 A.M.   : 49,067   (11.6%)
8:30 A.M. TO 8:59 A.M.   : 22,131   (5.2%)
9:00 A.M. TO 9:59 A.M.   : 27,162   (6.4%)
10:00 A.M. TO 10:59 A.M.   : 11,396   (2.7%)
11:00 A.M. TO 11:59 A.M.   : 5,236   (1.2%)
12:00 P.M. TO 3:59 P.M.   : 21,783   (5.1%)
4:00 P.M. TO 11:59 P.M.   : 20,190   (4.8%)


(updated 2010)



Household Size By Vehicles Available
(Contra Costa County, California)

1-person household:

No vehicle available : 13,850

1 vehicle available : 58,626

2 vehicles available : 13,181

3 vehicles available : 2,670

4 or more vehicles available : 525

2-person household:

No vehicle available : 3,965

1 vehicle available : 26,712

2 vehicles available : 66,054

3 vehicles available : 16,875

4 or more vehicles available : 4,645

3-person household:

No vehicle available : 1,843

1 vehicle available : 13,125

2 vehicles available : 27,654

3 vehicles available : 18,041

4 or more vehicles available : 5,656

4-or-more-person household:

No vehicle available : 2,460

1 vehicle available : 12,853

2 vehicles available : 44,806

3 vehicles available : 28,599

4 or more vehicles available : 17,996


(updated 2013)



Household Size By Number Of Workers In Household
(Contra Costa County, California)

1-person household:

No workers : 44,801

1 worker : 44,051

2-person household:

No workers : 33,907

1 worker : 43,503

2 workers : 40,841

3-person household:

No workers : 6,903

1 worker : 25,011

2 workers : 26,682

3 workers : 7,723

4-or-more-person household:

No workers : 6,152

1 worker : 36,351

2 workers : 44,904

3 or more workers : 19,307


(updated 2013)



Means of Transportation To Work
(Contra Costa County, California)

Car, truck, or van:

Drove alone : 335,516

Carpooled:

In 2-person carpool : 39,332

In 3-person carpool : 11,612

In 4-person carpool : 2,867

In 5- or 6-person carpool : 1,372

In 7-or-more-person carpool : 738

Public transportation (excluding taxicab):

Bus or trolley bus : 9,238

Streetcar or trolley car (carro publico in Puerto Rico) : 689

Subway or elevated : 33,998

Railroad : 2,621

Ferryboat : 0

Taxicab : 173

Motorcycle : 1,348

Bicycle : 2,537

Walked : 7,591

Other means : 4,998

Worked at home : 27,979


(updated 2013)



Travel Time To Work
(Contra Costa County, California)

Less than 5 minutes : 6,587

5 to 9 minutes : 33,214

10 to 14 minutes : 48,492

15 to 19 minutes : 54,631

20 to 24 minutes : 47,935

25 to 29 minutes : 22,191

30 to 34 minutes : 57,266

35 to 39 minutes : 13,514

40 to 44 minutes : 23,986

45 to 59 minutes : 58,293

60 to 89 minutes : 63,974

90 or more minutes : 24,547


(updated 2013)



Occupations in Contra Costa County, California

Male:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 96,783  (39.9%)
  • Service Occupations: 28,118  (11.6%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 47,817  (19.7%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 689  (0.3%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 38,705  (16.0%)

Female:


  • Management, Professional, And Related Occupations: 88,317  (42.3%)
  • Service Occupations: 32,181  (15.4%)
  • Sales And Office Occupations: 78,366  (37.5%)
  • Farming, Fishing, And Forestry Occupations 248  (0.1%)
  • Construction, Extraction, And Maintenance Occupations: 1,636  (0.8%)


(updated 2010)





Amtrak Stations in Contra Costa County, California

Rail Station(s)


    100 I Street
    Antioch, California 94509

    601 Marina Vista Ave.
    Martinez, California 94553

    601 Marina Vista Ave.
    Martinez, California 94553

    601 Marina Vista Ave.
    Martinez, California 94553

    1700 Nevin Avenue
    BART Station
    Richmond, California 94802

(updated 2008)



Employment Rate In Contra Costa County, California

Employed: 496,345
Unemployed: 22,190



Minority Owned Firms of 100 or More in
Contra Costa County, California

  • Total Black-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.0%
  • Total American Indian-and Alaska Native-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 1.4%
  • Total Asian-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 12.0%
  • Total Hispanic-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 8.9%
  • Total Native Hawaiian-and Other Pacific Islander-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 0.3%
  • Total women-owned firms of 100 or more, percent 2002: 33.9%
  • Other: 43.5%



Water Usage In Contra Costa County, California

Ground Water

 
Fresh 39.30 Mgal/d
Saline 0.00 Mgal/d

Total 39.30 Mgal/d
 

Surface Water

 
Fresh 564.14 Mgal/d
Saline 638.69 Mgal/d

Total 1,202.83 Mgal/d





There are 887 Farms In Contra Costa County, California


(updated 2008)



Banks In Contra Costa County, California

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association - 39 Branches


    Bank Assets: $56b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 6,310

Jpmorgan Chase Bank, National Association - 34 Branches


    Bank Assets: $68b
    Industry Specialization: International
    Total Offices: 5,679

Bank Of America, National Association - 30 Branches


    Bank Assets: $43.6b
    Industry Specialization: All Other > $1 Billion
    Total Offices: 5,094

U.s. Bank National Association - 24 Branches


    Bank Assets: $9.2b
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 3,238

Citibank, National Association - 17 Branches


    Bank Assets: $23.2b
    Industry Specialization: International
    Total Offices: 958

Mechanics Bank - 17 Branches


    Bank Assets: $56.1m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 43

Bank Of The West - 16 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1.1b
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 603

Union Bank, National Association - 10 Branches


    Bank Assets: $1b
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 415

Bank Of Agriculture And Commerce - 6 Branches


    Bank Assets: $2.9m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 10

Umpqua Bank - 4 Branches


    Bank Assets: $88.2m
    Industry Specialization: Commercial Lending
    Total Offices: 363

(updated 2014)







Airports Near Contra Costa County, California

  • Buchanan Field


    (about 3.2 miles in Concord, California; Airport Code: CCR)

  • Berkeley Municipal Heliport


    (about 14.0 miles in Albany, California; Airport Code: JBK)

  • Oakland Convention Center Heliport


    (about 15.0 miles in Oakland, California; Airport Code: JCE)

  • Metropolitan Oakland International


    (about 17.6 miles in Oakland, California; Airport Code: OAK)

  • Alameda NAS


    (about 17.8 miles in Oakland, California; Airport Code: NGZ)

  • Hayward Air Terminal


    (about 19.9 miles in San Lorenzo, California; Airport Code: HWD)

  • Hayward Executive


    (about 19.9 miles in Hayward, California; Airport Code: HWD)

  • Livermore Municipal


    (about 21.6 miles in Livermore, California; Airport Code: LVK)

  • Napa County


    (about 22.1 miles in American Canyon, California; Airport Code: APC)

  • Travis AFB


    (about 23.3 miles in Fairfield, California; Airport Code: SUU)

  • China Basin Heliport


    (about 24.2 miles in San Francisco, California; Airport Code: JCC)

  • Marin County Heliport


    (about 24.9 miles in Sausalito, California; Airport Code: JMC)

  • Hamilton AFB


    (about 25.5 miles in Novato, California; Airport Code: SRF)

  • San Francisco International


    (about 28.2 miles in San Francisco, California; Airport Code: SFO)

  • Gnoss Field


    (about 30.4 miles in Novato, California; Airport Code: NOT)

  • San Carlos Airport


    (about 31.5 miles in Redwood City, California; Airport Code: SQL)

  • Palo Alto Airport of Santa Clara County


    (about 33.4 miles in East Palo Alto, California; Airport Code: PAO)

  • Moffett Federal Airfield


    (about 36.4 miles in Moffett Field, California; Airport Code: NUQ)

  • Moffett Field NAS


    (about 36.4 miles in Moffett Field, California; Airport Code: NUQ)

  • Petaluma Municipal


    (about 36.8 miles in Petaluma, California; Airport Code: UXK)


(updated 2015)



Modes of Transportation in Contra Costa County, California

Car, Truck, Or Van:

 

Drove Alone

70.20%

Carpooled

13.52%

Public Transportation:

 

Bus Or Trolley Bus

1.84%

Streetcar Or Trolley Car

0.09%

Subway Or Elevated

6.32%

Railroad

0.61%

Ferryboat

0.03%

Taxicab

0.09%

Motorcycle

0.19%

Bicycle

0.47%

Walked

1.50%

Other Means

0.85%

Worked At Home

4.29%



(updated 2010)





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