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Contra Costa County
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Contra Costa County Stats
County stats at a glance
Population: 1,099,933 (2009)
Median Household income: $75,084 (2009)
Population in Poverty: 9.5% (2009)
Unemployment Rate: 10.3% (2009)

Educational Attainment (2009)
High school graduates: 88.2%
Baccalaureate recipients: 37.6%
Advanced degree recipients: 13.1%

Projected County Growth 1970 - 2050:

Sources:
California Department of Finance
US Census Bureau


College-going rate 2009
High School Graduates: 10,600
UC Freshmen: 1,013
CSU Freshmen: 1,258
CCC Freshmen: 708
Public College Freshmen: 2,979

 UC:    9.6%
 CSU:  11.9%
 CCC:  6.7%
 Vertical line is state average
Overall College-going rate to publics: 28.1%



Colleges in Contra Costa County: 7

 Contra Costa College
San Pablo, CA 94806

 Diablo Valley College
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

 Los Medanos College
Pittsburg, CA 94565

 Saint Mary's College of CA
Moraga, CA 94575

 John F. Kennedy University
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

 Christian Witness Theological Seminary
Concord, CA 94518

 Frederick Taylor University
Moraga, CA 94556


Comprehensive Public High Schools in Contra Costa County: 34
 Monte Vista High, Danville
HS Grads: 652, First-time Frosh: 297
 Deer Valley High, Antioch
HS Grads: 613, First-time Frosh: 203
 California High, San Ramon
HS Grads: 592, First-time Frosh: 304
 San Ramon Valley High, Danville
HS Grads: 493, First-time Frosh: 261
 Pittsburg Senior High, Pittsburg
HS Grads: 452, First-time Frosh: 89
 Freedom High, Oakley
HS Grads: 435, First-time Frosh: 129
 College Park High, Pleasant Hill
HS Grads: 416, First-time Frosh: 161
 Heritage High, Brentwood
HS Grads: 397, First-time Frosh: 79
 Liberty High, Brentwood
HS Grads: 397, First-time Frosh: 99
 Antioch High, Antioch
HS Grads: 386, First-time Frosh: 113
 Northgate High, Walnut Creek
HS Grads: 380, First-time Frosh: 153
 Clayton Valley High, Concord
HS Grads: 374, First-time Frosh: 113
 Las Lomas High, Walnut Creek
HS Grads: 362, First-time Frosh: 155
 Miramonte High, Orinda
HS Grads: 353, First-time Frosh: 164
 Concord High, Concord
HS Grads: 337, First-time Frosh: 74
 Pinole Valley High, Pinole
HS Grads: 328, First-time Frosh: 101
 Acalanes High, Lafayette
HS Grads: 316, First-time Frosh: 139
 Campolindo High, Moraga
HS Grads: 300, First-time Frosh: 139
 Richmond High, Richmond
HS Grads: 290, First-time Frosh: 54
 Alhambra Senior High, Martinez
HS Grads: 268, First-time Frosh: 88
 Mt. Diablo High, Concord
HS Grads: 253, First-time Frosh: 52
 Hercules High, Hercules
HS Grads: 252, First-time Frosh: 40
 Ygnacio Valley High, Concord
HS Grads: 239, First-time Frosh: 59
 El Cerrito Senior High, El Cerrito
HS Grads: 237, First-time Frosh: 80
 De Anza Senior High, Richmond
HS Grads: 178, First-time Frosh: 51
 Kennedy High, Richmond
HS Grads: 142, First-time Frosh: 28
 John Swett High, Crockett
HS Grads: 103, First-time Frosh: 21
 Middle College High, San Pablo
HS Grads: 66, First-time Frosh: 15
 Leadership Public Schools: Richmond, Richmond
HS Grads: 55, First-time Frosh: 22
 Acalanes Center for Independent Study, Walnut Creek
HS Grads: 33, First-time Frosh: 7
 Pacifica High, Pittsburg
HS Grads: N/A, First-time Frosh: 1
 Outreach, Concord
HS Grads: N/A, First-time Frosh: 1
 Del Valle High, Walnut Creek
HS Grads: N/A, First-time Frosh: 1
 Pittsburg Senior High Sch-Sout, Pittsburg
HS Grads: N/A, First-time Frosh: 10