Hercules SnackAbility

9.5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
9/10
Housing
10
Affordability
5
Diversity
10
Safety
8
Amenities
9
Education
8.5
Commute
2

Hercules, CA Photos

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Hercules, California Info Snack

Hercules is a city in western Contra Costa County, California. Situated along the coast of San Pablo Bay, it is located in the eastern region of the San Francisco Bay Area, about 10 miles (16 km) north of Berkeley, California. As of 2010, its population was 24,060, according to the United States Census Bureau. Hercules was founded in 1881 as a company town for the Hercules Powder Company, one of several explosive manufacturers that were active along the Pinole shoreline in the late 19th to the mid-20th century. Starting in the 1970s, Hercules was heavily redeveloped as suburban bedroom community that lies along the I-80 corridor in Eastern Contra Costa County. It has a very ethnically diverse population.
Population
25,343
Unemployment
4.0%
Poverty
4.2%
Median Home
$510,000
Median Income
$110,476
Median Rent
$2,021

Rankings for Hercules in California

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Map Of Hercules, CA

Population over time in Hercules

Year Population % Change
2017 25,343 0.3%
2016 25,260 1.0%
2015 25,011 0.7%
2014 24,838 1.0%
2013 24,596 1.1%
2012 24,340 1.5%
2011 23,973 1.8%
2010 23,556 2.1%
2009 23,061 -
Crime/100k Hercules CA USA
Violent Crime 116.5 447.4 368.9
Murder 0.0 4.4 5.0
Robbery 62.1 137.3 86.2
Aggravated Assault 54.4 266.5 246.8
Property Crime 1359.2 2380.4 2199.5
Burglary 318.4 416.2 376.0
Larceny 932.0 1571.8 1594.6
Car Theft 108.7 392.4 228.9

Race / Ethnicity in Hercules

White
17.9% (4,538)
African American
14.9% (3,788)
American Indian
0.1% (19)
Asian
45.8% (11,616)
Hawaiian
0.6% (156)
Other
0.3% (82)
Two Or More
5.4% (1,368)
Hispanic
14.9% (3,776)
Race Hercules CA USA
White 17.9% 37.5% 61.1%
African American 14.9% 5.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.1% 0.4% 0.7%
Asian 45.8% 14.1% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.6% 0.4% 0.2%
Other 0.3% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 5.4% 3.0% 2.4%
Hispanic 14.9% 38.9% 17.8%

Household Income For Hercules, California

Less than $10,000
1.8% (45,378)
$10,000 to $14,999
1.9% (47,568)
$15,000 to $24,999
4.1% (104,839)
$25,000 to $34,999
2.8% (70,101)
$35,000 to $49,999
7.2% (181,513)
$50,000 to $74,999
13.9% (353,011)
$75,000 to $99,999
11.2% (284,787)
$100,000 to $149,999
25.5% (647,188)
$150,000 to $199,999
17.0% (430,311)
$200,000 or more
14.6% (369,598)
Income Hercules CA USA
Less than $10,000 1.8% 506.4% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 1.9% 442.4% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 4.1% 799.0% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 2.8% 789.2% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 7.2% 1091.8% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 13.9% 1593.0% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 11.2% 1226.0% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 25.5% 1621.4% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 17.0% 834.9% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 14.6% 1096.0% 697.9%

Gender in Hercules

Female
51.5% (13,046)
Male
48.5% (12,296)
Gender Hercules CA USA
Female 51.5% 50.3% 50.8%
Male 48.5% 49.7% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Hercules for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
4.0% (1,013)
9-12th Grade
2.0% (506)
High School / GED
16.0% (4,054)
Some College
24.0% (6,082)
Associate's Degree
11.0% (2,787)
Bachelor's Degree
29.0% (7,349)
Master's Degree
8.0% (2,027)
Professional Degree
3.0% (760)
Doctorate Degree
3.0% (760)
Education Hercules CA USA
< 9th Grade 4.0% 9.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 2.0% 8.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 16.0% 21.0% 27.0%
Some College 24.0% 21.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 11.0% 8.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 29.0% 21.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 8.0% 8.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 3.0% 2.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 3.0% 2.0% 1.0%

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