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Encyclopedia > Bay Point, California

Bay Point is a census-designated place located in Contra Costa County, California. As of the 2000 census, the CDP had a total population of 21,534.


Bay Point is located at 38°1'40" North, 121°57'22" West (38.027719, _121.956089)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 24.1 km˛ (9.3 mi˛). 24.1 km˛ (9.3 mi˛) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.


As of the census2 of 2000, there are 21,534 people, 6,525 households, and 4,919 families residing in the CDP. The population density is 895.0/km˛ (2,318.2/mi˛). There are 6,716 housing units at an average density of 279.1/km˛ (723.0/mi˛). The racial makeup of the CDP is 46.25% White, 12.71% Black or African American, 1.05% Native American, 11.15% Asian, 0.85% Pacific Islander, 20.18% from other races, and 7.82% from two or more races. 38.64% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 6,525 households out of which 45.7% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 50.2% are married couples living together, 17.9% have a female householder with no husband present, and 24.6% are non-families. 18.1% of all households are made up of individuals and 5.1% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 3.27 and the average family size is 3.70.

In the CDP the population is spread out with 33.2% under the age of 18, 10.5% from 18 to 24, 33.0% from 25 to 44, 17.2% from 45 to 64, and 6.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 29 years. For every 100 females there are 100.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 97.6 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP is $44,951, and the median income for a family is $47,844. Males have a median income of $39,112 versus $30,617 for females. The per capita income for the CDP is $16,743. 17.2% of the population and 14.9% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 23.1% of those under the age of 18 and 16.1% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

External links

  • Maps and aerial photos
    • Street map from Mapquest (http://www.mapquest.com/maps/map.adp?latlongtype=decimal&latitude=38.027719&longitude=-121.956089&zoom=6)
    • Topographic map from Topozone (http://www.topozone.com/map.asp?lat=38.027719&lon=-121.956089&s=200&size=m&layer=DRG100)
    • Aerial photograph from Microsoft Terraserver (http://terraserver.microsoft.com/map.aspx?t=1&s=14&lon=-121.956089&lat=38.027719&w=750&h=500)

  Results from FactBites:
Bay Point, California - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (449 words)
Bay Point, formerly West Pittsburg, is a suburb and census-designated place located in north central Contra Costa County, California, just west of the city of Pittsburg and northeast over a low range of hills from Concord.
The Pittsburg-Bay Point terminal of the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) rail system is located in Bay Point.
The town is traversed by a freeway, California State Route 4.
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