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Concord, California

Concord is a city located in Contra Costa County, California. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 121,780.

Geography Concord is located at 37°58'4" North, 122°0'54" West (37.967825, -122.015135)1.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 78.1 km² (30.1 mi²). 78.1 km² (30.1 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.

Demographics As of the census of 2000, there are 121,780 people, 44,020 households, and 30,329 families residing in the city. The population density is 1,560.0/km² (4,041.0/mi²). There are 45,083 housing units at an average density of 577.5/km² (1,496.0/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 70.71% White, 3.04% African American, 0.76% Native American, 9.39% Asian, 0.50% Pacific Islander, 9.65% from other races, and 5.94% from two or more races. 21.81% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 44,020 households out of which 34.4% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.4% are married couples living together, 12.3% have a female householder with no husband present, and 31.1% are non-families. 23.2% of all households are made up of individuals and 7.2% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.74 and the average family size is 3.22.

In the city the population is spread out with 25.3% under the age of 18, 9.0% from 18 to 24, 32.8% from 25 to 44, 22.2% from 45 to 64, and 10.7% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 35 years. For every 100 females there are 97.6 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 95.3 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $55,597, and the median income for a family is $62,093. Males have a median income of $45,734 versus $34,860 for females. The per capita income for the city is $24,727. 7.6% of the population and 5.2% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total people living in poverty, 9.0% are under the age of 18 and 6.2% are 65 or older.

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