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Population (year 2000): 19,488. Estimated population in July 2005: 24,109 (+23.7% change)
Males: 9,247 (47.4%), Females: 10,241 (52.6%)

Contra Costa County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 36.7 years
Median household income: $75,196 (year 2000)
Median house value: $241,500 (year 2000)

Hercules, CA residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Hercules:

  • Filipino (25.0%)
  • White Non-Hispanic (23.7%)
  • Black (18.8%)
  • Hispanic (10.8%)
  • Chinese (9.2%)
  • Two or more races (5.3%)
  • Other race (4.5%)
  • Asian Indian (3.7%)
  • Other Asian (1.9%)
  • Japanese (1.1%)
  • Vietnamese (1.1%)
  • American Indian (1.0%)
  • Korean (0.8%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: Irish (5.4%), German (4.8%), English (4.3%), Italian (3.2%), Subsaharan African (2.4%), United States (1.8%).

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Elevation: 60 feet

Land area: 6.5 square miles

Hercules,

For population 25 years and over in Hercules

  • High school or higher: 90.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 35.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.6%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 40.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hercules city

  • Never married: 28.7%
  • Now married: 56.1%
  • Separated: 1.5%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 9.0%

32.1% Foreign born (26.1% Asia, 3.4% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: +2,534 (+14.9%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: CA (7.5 miles Vallejo, pop. 116,760).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: CA Oakland, (14.8 miles )

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Angeles, CA Los (380.4 miles pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: CA Rodeo, (1.7 miles CA (2.4 miles Pinole, Sobrante, CA (3.7 miles El CA (4.0 miles Crockett, Hills, CA (4.2 miles Tara CA (4.6 miles Bayview-Montalvin, Costa, CA (5.7 miles Port CA (5.8 miles Rollingwood,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 0 buildings
  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $256,500
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $245,100
  • 1999: 49 buildings, average cost: $236,400
  • 2000: 57 buildings, average cost: $227,400
  • 2001: 108 buildings, average cost: $263,900
  • 2002: 310 buildings, average cost: $296,000
  • 2003: 611 buildings, average cost: $308,000
  • 2004: 267 buildings, average cost: $252,500

Latitude: 38.01 N, Longitude: 122.26 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 510


Hercules, California business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (19.4%), Finance,insurance,real estate,and rental and leasing (12.8%), Retail trade (11.3%), Professional,scientific,management,administrative,and waste management services (10.7%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -7,310 (-37.5%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 458 (4.7%)


 

Crime in Hercules by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003
Murders 0 0 0 0 0
    per 100,000 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0 0.0
Rapes 2 2 1 2 0
    per 100,000 10.3 10.3 5.1 10.3 0.0
Robberies 12 11 15 14 20
    per 100,000 61.6 56.4 77.0 71.8 102.6
Assaults 56 31 37 29 18
    per 100,000 287.4 159.1 189.9 148.8 92.4
Burglaries 77 68 108 82 75
    per 100,000 395.1 348.9 554.2 420.8 384.9
Thefts 243 231 270 361 317
    per 100,000 1246.9 1185.3 1385.5 1852.4 1626.6
Auto thefts 63 128 134 132 160
    per 100,000 323.3 656.8 687.6 677.3 821.0
183.4 177.2 212.3 213.2 206.9


Average climate in Hercules, California

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Birthplace of: Charles Brown - College basketball player (Loyola Marymnt Lions).


Main business address for: BIO RAD LABORATORIES INC (LABORATORY ANALYTICAL INSTRUMENTS).


Hospitals/medical centers near Hercules:
  • DOCTORS MEDICAL CTR SAN PABLO CAMPUS (about 7 miles; SAN PABLO, CA)
  • CALIFORNIA SPECIALTY HOSPITAL (about 7 miles; VALLEJO, CA)
  • KAISER FOUNDATION HOSPITAL VALLEJO (about 7 miles; VALLEJO, CA)

Political contributions by individuals in Hercules, CA

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Hercules:
  • BUCHANAN FIELD (about 15 miles; CONCORD, CA; ID: CCR)
  • METROPOLITAN OAKLAND INTL (about 21 miles; OAKLAND, CA; ID: OAK)
  • SAN FRANCISCO INTERNATIONAL (about 28 miles; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; ID: SFO)
Other public-use airports nearest to Hercules:
  • NAPA COUNTY (about 14 miles; NAPA, CA; ID: APC)
  • SONOMA VALLEY (about 19 miles; SCHELLVILLE/SONOMA, CA; ID: 0Q3)
  • SONOMA SKYPARK (about 21 miles; SONOMA, CA; ID: 0Q9)

Amtrak stations near Hercules:
  • 9 miles: RICHMOND (16TH ST. & MACDONALD AVE.). Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: MARTINEZ (401 FERRY ST.). Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: VALLEJO-MARINE WORLD (VALLEJO, 1000 FAIRGROUNDS DR.) - Bus Station. Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Local government website:

Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5 $24,180 $58,032 1 $1,296
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1 $3,768 $45,216 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 7 $27,384 $46,944 1 $1,056
Parks and Recreation 9 $31,304 $41,738 77 $60,388
Streets and Highways 4 $18,792 $56,376 0 $0
Police - Other 3 $9,116 $36,464 3 $4,730
Police Protection - Officers 23 $122,268 $63,792 1 $440
Other Government Administration 17 $65,430 $46,185 0 $0
Totals for Government 69 $302,242 $52,563 83 $67,910


Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hercules:
  • CONTRA COSTA COLLEGE (about 7 miles; SAN PABLO, CA; Full-time enrollment: 3,626)
  • UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA-BERKELEY (about 10 miles; BERKELEY, CA; FT enrollment: 29,690)
  • DIABLO VALLEY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; PLEASANT HILL, CA; FT enrollment: 12,029)
  • LANEY COLLEGE (about 14 miles; OAKLAND, CA; FT enrollment: 5,549)
  • MERRITT COLLEGE (about 16 miles; OAKLAND, CA; FT enrollment: 2,646)
  • COLLEGE OF ALAMEDA (about 17 miles; ALAMEDA, CA; FT enrollment: 2,450)
  • ACADEMY OF ART COLLEGE (about 18 miles; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; FT enrollment: 4,548)
Public high school in Hercules:
  • HERCULES HIGH (Students: 1,135; Location: 1900 REFUGIO VALLEY RD.; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Hercules:
  • HERCULES MIDDLE (Students: 900; Location: 1900 REFUGIO VALLEY RD.; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • OHLONE ELEMENTARY (Students: 507; Location: 1616 PHEASANT DR.; Grades: KG - 06)
  • HANNA RANCH ELEMENTARY (Students: 473; Location: 2482 REFUGIO VALLEY ROAD; Grades: KG - 06)
  • HERCULES ELEMENTARY (Students: 283; Location: 1919 LUPINE ROAD; Grades: KG - 06)

Notable locations in Hercules: Franklin Canyon Golf Course (A), Hercules City Hall (B).

Creeks: Pinole Creek (A), Refugio Creek (B).

Parks in Hercules include: Pinole-Hercules Little League Facility (1), Ohlone Park (2), Foxboro Park (3), Refugio Valley Park (4).

Post office: (A).  


Hercules compared to California state average:
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Hercules:
  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNEW (910 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SAN FRANCISCO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KDYA (1190 AM; 10 kW; VALLEJO, CA; Owner: BAYBRIDGE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KDIA (1640 AM; 10 kW; VALLEJO, CA; Owner: BAYBRIDGE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KFRC (610 AM; 5 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF LOS ANGELES)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KMZT (1510 AM; 8 kW; SAN RAFAEL, CA; Owner: MOUNT WILSON FM BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KABL (960 AM; 5 kW; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hercules:
  • K249DJ (97.7 FM; SAN PABLO, CA; Owner: EL CERRITO HIGH SCHOOL)
  • KLLC (97.3 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KKSF-FM1 (103.7 FM; PLEASANTON, ETC., CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KDFC-FM1 (102.1 FM; LAFAYETTE, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KOIT-FM2 (96.5 FM; MARTINEZ, ETC., CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING CO. C/O KOIT(FM))
  • KALX (90.7 FM; BERKELEY, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA)
  • KIOI-FM1 (101.3 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KBLX-FM2 (102.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS -CA, INC.)
  • KSOL-FM3 (98.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KFRC-FM3 (99.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KZBR-FM1 (95.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KSFB-FM (100.7 FM; SAN RAFAEL, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KISQ-FM3 (98.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMEL-FM1 (106.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFJO (92.1 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: CHASE RADIO PROPERTIES, L.L.C.)
  • KOIT-FM (96.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KDFC-FM (102.1 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KKSF (103.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFOG (104.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KFFG LICO, INC)
  • KUIC (95.3 FM; VACAVILLE, CA; Owner: KUIC, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Hercules:
  • KQED (Channel 9; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KGO-TV (Channel 7; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KPIX-TV (Channel 5; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTVU (Channel 2; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRON-TV (Channel 4; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SAN FRANCISCO, INC.)
  • KMTP-TV (Channel 32; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: MINORITY TELEVISION PROJECT)
  • KBHK-TV (Channel 44; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF SAN FRANCISCO INC.)
  • KBWB (Channel 20; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KBWB LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFSF (Channel 66; VALLEJO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA SAN FRANCISCO LLC)
  • KCNS (Channel 38; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • KTNC-TV (Channel 42; CONCORD, CA; Owner: KTNC LICENSE, LLC)
  • KSPX (Channel 29; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: PAXSON SACRAMENTO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KOVR (Channel 13; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: SCI - SACRAMENTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KXTV (Channel 10; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KXTV, INC.)
  • KCRA-TV (Channel 3; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTXL (Channel 40; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CHANNEL 40, INC.)
  • KCSM-TV (Channel 60; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SAN MATEO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)
  • KUVS (Channel 19; MODESTO, CA; Owner: KUVS LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KQCA (Channel 58; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KVIE (Channel 6; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KVIE, INC.)
  • KMAX-TV (Channel 31; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)

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