East Bay, CA Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of East Bay?

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There are 2,305,217 residents in East Bay, with a median age of 40.6. Of this, 49.5% are males and 50.5% are females. US-born citizens make up 68.18% of the resident pool in East Bay, while non-US-born citizens account for 18.83%. Additionally, 12.99% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 2,009,126 people in East Bay currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 2,305,217 0.4%
Male Population 1,140,986 1.1%
Female Population 1,164,231 -0.2%
Male population 49.5%
Female population 50.5%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 40.6 -0.2%
Citizen US Born 1,571,721 0.1%
Citizen not US Born 433,958 2.2%
Not Citizen 299,537 -0.6%
Citizen US Born 68.18%
Citizen not US Born 18.83%
Not Citizen 12.99%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Abroad 21,268 -14.4%
Moved from Same County 138,675 -1.9%
Moved from Same State 87,305 0.9%
Moved from Different State 27,117 -2.1%
Same House as Last Year 2,009,126 0.8%
Moved from Abroad 0.93%
Moved from Same County 6.07%
Moved from Same State 3.82%
Moved from Different State 1.19%
Same House as Last Year 87.98%

What are the employment statistics in East Bay?

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White-collar workers make up 84.27% of the working population in East Bay, while blue-collar employees account for 15.73%. There are also 119,253 entrepreneurs in East Bay (10.21% of the workforce); 799,362 workers employed in private companies (68.44%); and 157,581 people working in governmental institutions (13.49%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 984,254 0.5%
Blue Collar 183,766 0.8%
White Collar 84.27%
Blue Collar 15.73%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 119,253 0.7%
Private Companies 799,362 -0.0%
Governmental Workers 157,581 2.0%
Not for Profit Companies 91,824 2.3%
Self Employees 10.21%
Private Companies 68.44%
Governmental Workers 13.49%
Not for Profit Companies 7.86%

How many households are there in East Bay?

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There are a total of 788,111 households in East Bay, each made up of around 3 members. Family establishments represent 71.42% of these East Bay households, while non-family units account for the remaining 28.58%. Additionally, 35.45% of households have children and 64.55% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 788,111 1.0%
Average People Per Household 3 -0.8%
Family Households 562,835 0.8%
Non-family Households 225,276 1.4%
Family Households 71.42%
Non-family Households 28.58%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 279,371 0.5%
Households without Children 508,739 1.2%
Households with Children 35.45%
Households without Children 64.55%

What are the median and average incomes in East Bay?

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The average annual household income in East Bay is $156,828, while the median household income sits at $115,712 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $131,676, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $130,714. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $73,295 and $79,528, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $156,828 4.8%
Median Household Income $115,712 7.5%
People below Poverty Level 171,631 -1.1%
People above Poverty Level 2,081,200 0.5%

How many homeowners and renters are there in East Bay?

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There are 825,272 housing units in East Bay, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1972. Of the 788,111 occupied housing units in East Bay, 63.08% are owner-occupied, while 36.92% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 72.54% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $847,400. In general, housing costs reach $2,286 per month in East Bay.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 825,272 1.1%
Median Year Built 1972 0.0%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 65,477 -0.5%
Built between 1940 and 1949 49,124 3.0%
Built between 1950 and 1959 107,061 0.9%
Built between 1960 and 1969 113,827 -1.5%
Built between 1970 and 1979 148,645 0.8%
Built between 1980 and 1989 124,321 -1.2%
Built between 1990 and 1999 94,495 -1.0%
Built between 2000 and 2009 80,662 1.7%
Built between 2010 and 2019 40,685 N/A
Built in 2020 or Later 976 N/A
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 788,111 1.0%
Owner Occupied 497,150 1.6%
Renter Occupied 290,961 -0.0%
Owner Occupied 63.08%
Renter Occupied 36.92%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 360,647 0.9%
Without Mortgage 136,502 3.2%
Median Value with Mortgage $847,400 1.9%
Median Value without Mortgage $806,300 7.8%
Median Housing Costs per Month $2,286 4.2%
With Mortgage 72.54%
Without Mortgage 27.46%

What is the level of education in East Bay?

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Approximately 23.08% of the population in East Bay holds a high school degree (that's 427,002 residents), while 22.33% have attained a college certificate (413,212 locals) and 26.06% have a bachelor's degree (482,184 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 79,335 -0.3%
Some High School 427,002 0.6%
Some College 413,212 -2.1%
Associate Degree 130,984 -0.0%
Bachelor's Degree 482,184 1.6%
Graduate Degree 317,571 3.5%
No High School 4.29%
Some High School 23.08%
Some College 22.33%
Associate Degree 7.08%
Bachelor's Degree 26.06%
Graduate Degree 17.16%

What is the marital status of East Bay residents?

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A total of 635,846 people in East Bay have never been married (which represents 33.13% of the total population), while 1,010,535 of them are wedded (52.65%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 25,997 (1.35%) and 159,632 (8.32%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 635,846 1.4%
Married 1,010,535 0.5%
Separated 25,997 -2.6%
Widowed 87,372 -1.8%
Divorced 159,632 -1.1%
Never Married 33.13%
Married 52.65%
Separated 1.35%
Widowed 4.55%
Divorced 8.32%

What are the most common means of transportation in East Bay?

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The top three means of transportation people in East Bay use to get to work are: car, walking and bus or trolley bus. A total of 775,149 residents commute by car, 25,077 prefer going to work by walking and 25,050 by bus or trolley bus.
Y-o-Y Change
Car 775,149 -2.9%
Bus or TrolleyBus 25,050 -8.1%
Railroad 2,005 5.3%
Ferryboat 2,104 -11.6%
Bicycle 9,488 -12.9%
Motorcycle 2,911 3.5%
TaxiCab 2,477 14.4%
Walk 25,077 -6.1%

What is the median and average household income in East Bay by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
94501 63,588 25,516 $101,705.00 $143,418.00
94502 14,732 4,984 $190,174.00 $201,748.00
94505 15,796 5,546 $138,339.00 $163,583.00
94506 27,375 9,286 $223,362.00 $294,835.00
94507 13,906 4,989 $250,001.00 $332,953.00
94509 71,669 22,921 $71,905.00 $90,239.00
94511 2,119 864 $80,227.00 $97,448.00
94513 66,087 21,326 $124,673.00 $147,917.00
94514 2,283 582 $80,000.00 $115,852.00
94516 218 77 $122,917.00 $137,384.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2021 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 94501 94502 94505 94506 94507 94509 94511 94513 94514 94516 94517 94518 94519 94520 94521 94523 94525 94526 94528 94530 94531 94536 94538 94539 94541 94542 94544 94545 94546 94547 94548 94549 94550 94551 94552 94553 94555 94556 94560 94561 94563 94564 94565 94566 94568 94569 94572 94575 94577 94578 94579 94580 94582 94583 94586 94587 94588 94595 94596 94597 94598 94608 94702 94703 94704 94705 94706 94707 94708 94709 94710 94720 94801 94803 94804 94805 94806

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