Living in Benicia, CA

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Benicia SnackAbility

9.5
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
8.5/10
Housing
9.5
Affordability
5
Diversity
9
Safety
8
Amenities
9
Education
9
Commute
3

Benicia, CA Crime Report

416
Total Crimes
1,457.8
Total Crimes / 100k People
-43.24%
Below National Average

Benicia, CA Cost Of Living

158
Benicia's Overall Cost Of Living
1.6x
Higher Than The National Average

Benicia, California Info Snack

Benicia (/bni/ b-NEE-sh; b-NI-sh; Spanish pronunciation: [benisja]) is a waterside city in Solano County, California, located in the North Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area. It served as the state capital for nearly thirteen months from 1853 to 1854. The population was 26,997 at the 2010 census. The city is located along the north bank of the Carquinez Strait. Benicia is just east of Vallejo and across the strait from Martinez. Elizabeth Patterson has served as Mayor of Benicia since 2007.
Population
28,088
Unemployment
4.0%
Poverty
7.0%
Median Home
$557,600
Median Income
$99,018
Median Rent
$1,720

Benicia, CA Photos

Source: Public Domain
Source: Public Domain

Rankings for Benicia in California

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8

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Map Of Benicia, CA

Population over time in Benicia

Year Population % Change
2017 28,088 0.3%
2016 28,011 0.8%
2015 27,780 0.4%
2014 27,657 0.8%
2013 27,450 0.8%
2012 27,225 0.5%
2011 27,088 0.4%
2010 26,981 0.1%
2009 26,959 -
Crime/100k Benicia CA USA
Violent Crime 119.1 447.4 368.9
Murder 0.0 4.4 5.0
Robbery 59.6 137.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 35.0 266.5 246.8
Property Crime 1338.7 2380.4 2199.5
Burglary 248.8 416.2 376.0
Larceny 802.5 1571.8 1594.6
Car Theft 287.4 392.4 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Benicia

White
63.5% (17,827)
African American
5.7% (1,611)
American Indian
0.0% (8)
Asian
11.0% (3,090)
Hawaiian
0.2% (48)
Other
0.4% (111)
Two Or More
5.9% (1,666)
Hispanic
13.3% (3,727)
Race Benicia CA USA
White 63.5% 37.5% 61.1%
African American 5.7% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.0% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 11.0% 14.1% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.2% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.4% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 5.9% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 13.3% 38.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Benicia, California

Less than $10,000
2.3% (65,866)
$10,000 to $14,999
3.0% (83,027)
$15,000 to $24,999
5.6% (156,465)
$25,000 to $34,999
3.5% (99,683)
$35,000 to $49,999
7.3% (206,432)
$50,000 to $74,999
16.4% (460,057)
$75,000 to $99,999
12.8% (358,355)
$100,000 to $149,999
18.9% (529,709)
$150,000 to $199,999
14.2% (398,228)
$200,000 or more
16.1% (450,972)
Income Benicia CA USA
Less than $10,000 2.3% 5.1% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 3.0% 4.4% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 5.6% 8.0% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 3.5% 7.9% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 7.3% 10.9% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 16.4% 15.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 12.8% 12.3% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 18.9% 16.2% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 14.2% 8.3% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 16.1% 11.0% 7.0%

Gender in Benicia

Female
50.7% (14,235)
Male
49.3% (13,852)
Gender Benicia CA USA
Female 50.7% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 49.3% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Benicia for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
2.0% (561)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (561)
High School / GED
17.0% (4,774)
Some College
25.0% (7,022)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (3,089)
Bachelor's Degree
28.0% (7,864)
Master's Degree
11.0% (3,089)
Professional Degree
3.0% (842)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (280)
Education Benicia CA USA
< 9th Grade 2.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 17.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 25.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 28.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 11.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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