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Population in 2012: 24,660 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +26.5%
Males: 11,744  (47.6%)
Females: 12,916  (52.4%)

Median resident age:  39.0 years
California median age:  32.1 years

Zip codes: 94547, 94572.

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Estimated median household income in 2012: $87,414 (it was $75,196 in 2000)
Hercules:

$87,414
CA:

$58,328
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $36,042

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $339,724 (it was $231,800 in 2000)
Hercules:

$339,724
CA:

$349,400
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $560,098; Detached houses: $646,677; Townhouses or other attached units: $410,028; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $395,807; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $313,812

Median gross rent in 2012: $1,571.

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  • Asian alone - 10,242 (42.7%)
  • White alone - 4,412 (18.4%)
  • Black alone - 4,251 (17.7%)
  • Hispanic - 3,136 (13.1%)
  • Two or more races - 1,534 (6.4%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 161 (0.7%)
  • American Indian alone - 109 (0.5%)
  • Other race alone - 128 (0.5%)

Races in Hercules detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Hercules: 131.0 (high, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (3.8%), Irish (3.0%), Italian (2.3%), English (2.1%), Portuguese (1.7%), United States (1.1%).

Current Local Time: PST time zone

Elevation: 60 feet

Land area: 6.48 square miles.

Population density: 3,807 people per square mile 
 
 (average).

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For population 25 years and over in Hercules:

  • High school or higher: 93.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 36.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Hercules city:

  • Never married: 32.0%
  • Now married: 52.8%
  • Separated: 2.2%
  • Widowed: 4.5%
  • Divorced: 8.5%

7,791 residents are foreign born (21.3% Asia).

This city:  32.5%
California:  27.1%



According to our research of California and other state lists there were 11 registered sex offenders living in Hercules, California as of October 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Hercules to the number of sex offenders is 2,242 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is a lot smaller than the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $4,634 (1.2%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $3,420 (0.9%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Richmond, CA (6.7 miles , pop. 99,216).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Oakland, CA (14.8 miles , pop. 399,484).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Los Angeles, CA (347.4 miles , pop. 3,694,820).

Nearest cities: Rodeo, CA (1.3 miles ), Pinole, CA (1.4 miles ), Tara Hills, CA (1.8 miles ), El Sobrante, CA (1.8 miles ), Bayview-Montalvin, CA (1.9 miles ), Crockett, CA (1.9 miles ), Briones, CA (1.9 miles) , Montalvin Manor, CA (2.0 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $256,500
  • 1998: 6 buildings, average cost: $245,100
  • 1999: 49 buildings, average cost: $236,400
  • 2000: 57 buildings, average cost: $227,400
  • 2001: 108 buildings, average cost: $263,900
  • 2002: 310 buildings, average cost: $296,000
  • 2003: 611 buildings, average cost: $308,000
  • 2004: 267 buildings, average cost: $252,500
  • 2005: 319 buildings, average cost: $235,800
  • 2006: 32 buildings, average cost: $234,200
  • 2007: 4 buildings, average cost: $105,100
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $186,400
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $188,400
  • 2010: 0 buildings
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 38.01 N, Longitude: 122.26 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -7,352 (-30.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,037 (8.6%)

Area code commonly used in this area: 510

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Crime rates in Hercules by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000100002201
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.04.60.00.00.00.08.07.90.04.1
Rapes 2120021542321
per 100,000 9.65.09.90.00.08.54.119.515.98.011.98.24.1
Robberies 1115142072520243015121017
per 100,000 53.075.669.397.832.0106.082.293.6119.059.747.641.168.9
Assaults 31372918302921224130292124
per 100,000 149.5186.4143.588.0137.3123.086.385.8162.6119.4115.186.397.2
Burglaries 68108827519511380129138125749498
per 100,000 327.9544.1405.9366.9892.4479.2328.9503.2547.3497.6293.7386.1397.1
Thefts 231270361317350331327267218219201174144
per 100,000 1113.71360.21786.81550.61601.81403.71344.21041.5864.6871.8797.9714.8583.4
Auto thefts 1281341321601721561039410075814456
per 100,000 617.1675.1653.3782.6787.1661.5423.4366.7396.6298.6321.5180.8226.9
Arson 2244512432412
per 100,000 9.610.119.819.622.94.28.215.611.98.015.94.18.1
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 185.8229.5228.5215.1257.0224.4170.0182.1202.3171.9153.6115.8131.6

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Crime rate in Hercules detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 22 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

0.77
California average:

2.36

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Hercules, California accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.7%
California:

9.3%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +2,534 (+14.9%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Transportation and warehousing (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (23%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Educational services (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Business operations specialists (3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (10%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8%)
  • Registered nurses (6%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (5%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (5%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Cashiers (4%)

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Earthquake activity:

Hercules-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below California state average. It is 1292% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/1906 at 13:12:21, a magnitude 7.9 (7.9 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 40.4 miles away from the city center, causing $524,000,000 total damage
On 10/18/1989 at 00:04:15, a magnitude 7.1 (6.5 MB, 7.1 MS, 6.9 MW, 7.0 ML) earthquake occurred 67.6 miles away from Hercules center, causing 62 deaths (62 shaking deaths) and 3757 injuries, causing $1,305,032,704 total damage
On 4/24/1984 at 21:15:19, a magnitude 6.2 (5.7 MB, 6.1 MS, 6.2 MW, 6.2 ML, Class: Strong, Intensity: VII - IX) earthquake occurred 57.2 miles away from the city center
On 1/24/1980 at 19:00:09, a magnitude 5.9 (5.3 MB, 5.9 MS, 5.8 MW, 5.5 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 35.5 miles away from the city center
On 1/27/1980 at 02:33:36, a magnitude 5.8 (5.0 MB, 5.0 MS, 5.8 ML) earthquake occurred 33.9 miles away from Hercules center
On 8/6/1979 at 17:05:22, a magnitude 5.9 (5.4 MB, 5.7 MS, 5.7 MW, 5.9 ML) earthquake occurred 74.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Contra Costa County (14) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 10, Storms: 6, Landslides: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Mudslides: 2, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Earthquake: 1, Hurricane: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hercules topographic map

Birthplace of: Charles Brown - College basketball player (Loyola Marymnt Lions).

Main business address for: BIO RAD LABORATORIES INC (LABORATORY ANALYTICAL INSTRUMENTS).


Hospitals/medical centers near Hercules:

  • DOCTORS MEDICAL CENTER PINOLE CAMPUS (Hospital, provides emergency services, about 3 miles away; PINOLE, CA)
  • DOCTORS MED CTR PINOLE CAMPUS DP SNF (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; PINOLE, CA)
  • GREENRIDGE SENIOR CARE (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; RICHMOND, CA)

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Amtrak stations near Hercules:

  • 7 miles: MARTINEZ (401 FERRY ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 8 miles: RICHMOND (16TH ST. & MACDONALD AVE.) . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.
  • 9 miles: VALLEJO-MARINE WORLD (VALLEJO, 1000 FAIRGROUNDS DR.) - Bus Station . Services: fully wheelchair accessible, public restrooms, public payphones, snack bar, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Local government website: www.ci.hercules.ca.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Hercules:

  • Contra Costa College (about 6 miles; San Pablo, CA; Full-time enrollment: 2,429)
  • University of California-Berkeley (about 10 miles; Berkeley, CA; FT enrollment: 34,089)
  • Diablo Valley College (about 11 miles; Pleasant Hill, CA; FT enrollment: 7,376)
  • Saint Marys College of California (about 14 miles; Moraga, CA; FT enrollment: 2,869)
  • Laney College (about 15 miles; Oakland, CA; FT enrollment: 2,778)
  • Academy of Art University (about 18 miles; San Francisco, CA; FT enrollment: 9,101)
  • Solano Community College (about 18 miles; Fairfield, CA; FT enrollment: 3,957)

Public high school in Hercules:

  • Hercules High School (Students: 748; Location: 1900 Refugio Valley Road; Grades: 9-12; Our rating: 43)

Public elementary/middle schools in Hercules:

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Notable locations in Hercules: Franklin Canyon Golf Course (A), Hercules City Hall (B), Rodeo - Hercules Fire Protection District Station 76 Hercules (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Hercules include: Foxboro Park (1), Ohlone Park (2), Pinole-Hercules Little League Facility (3), Refugio Valley Park (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Contra Costa County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
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AQI  Pb  CO  NO2 Ozone  PM10 PM2.5 SO2

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 31.1. This is about average.
City:

31.1
U.S.:

32.0
Lead (Pb) [µ/m3] level in 2009 was 0.00579. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.00579
U.S.:

0.02218
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.315. This is about average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.315
U.S.:

0.334
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 11.3. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.3
U.S.:

9.4
Ozone [ppb] level in 2010 was 22.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

22.2
U.S.:

28.3
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 16.0. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 5.3 miles away from the city center.
City:

16.0
U.S.:

22.1
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 9.42. This is about average. Closest monitor was 6.7 miles away from the city center.
City:

9.42
U.S.:

9.59
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 0.907. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 3.9 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.907
U.S.:

2.433


Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 6.2%
(6.2% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 8.2% for Black residents, 8.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 1.1% for other race residents, 6.7% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  3.0 people
California:  2.9 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  77.6%
Whole state:  68.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.1%
Whole state:  7.2%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Hercules, CA

38 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional) in 2010
17 people in residential treatment centers for adults in 2010
26 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000
13 people in nursing homes in 2000

Hercules compared to California state average:

Hercules, California environmental map by EPA

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  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • House age below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.


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Banks with branches in Hercules (2011 data):

  • U.S. Bank National Association: Hercules Lucky Branch at 1590 Sycamore Avenue, branch established on 2000/09/22. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Hercules Branch at 1572 Sycamore Avenue, Suite D, branch established on 2000/06/05. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • JPMorgan Chase Bank, National Association: Hercules Branch at 3600 San Pablo Avenue, Suite 2, branch established on 2004/05/03. Info updated 2011/11/10: Bank assets: $1,811,678.0 mil, Deposits: $1,190,738.0 mil, headquarters in Columbus, OH, positive income, International Specialization, 5577 total offices, Holding Company: Jpmorgan Chase & Co.
  • Bank of America, National Association: Hercules Financial Center Branch at 1611-C Sycamore Avenue, branch established on 1986/09/22. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Hercules travel time to work - commute


Hercules mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (74%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1%)
  • No fuel used (1%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Neighborhoods in Hercules:

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Religion statistics for Hercules city (based on Contra Costa County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 38.89%
Here38.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchBaptist General ConferenceJewishLDS (Mormon) ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)
Adherents55.3%6.7%6.0%5.0%3.2%
Congregations7.1%1.0%3.1%9.6%3.1%
NameAssemblies of GodSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaOther
Adherents2.2%2.1%2.0%1.8%15.7%
Congregations4.6%8.4%4.4%3.1%55.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 181
Contra Costa County:

1.78 / 10,000 pop.
California:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 5
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 52
Contra Costa County:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
California:

0.62 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 178
Contra Costa County:

1.75 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 683
Here:

6.73 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.42 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.1%
California:

7.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Contra Costa County:

22.2%
California:

21.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.8%
State:

17.9%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$33,976$67,9521$3,799
Other Government Administration 16$78,925$59,1940$0
Police Protection - Officers 28$203,549$87,2350$0
Police - Other 3$12,615$50,4601$2,179
Streets and Highways 10$53,643$64,3724$1,441
Parks and Recreation 11$49,200$53,67352$46,687
Housing and Community Development(Local) 1$4,922$59,0640$0
Electric Power 6$35,876$71,7520$0
Other and Unallocable 6$42,666$85,3324$8,165
Totals for Government 87$515,372$71,08662$62,271

Hercules government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Construction - Housing & Community Development: $6,519,000 ($264.36)
    Central Staff Services: $432,000 ($17.52)
    Libraries: $215,000 ($8.72)
    Regular Highways: $100,000 ($4.06)
    Parks & Recreation: $50,000 ($2.03)
  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $3,236,000 ($131.22)
    Police Protection: $2,950,000 ($119.63)
    Sewerage: $2,104,000 ($85.32)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,706,000 ($69.18)
    Financial Administration: $1,510,000 ($61.23)
    Regular Highways: $1,375,000 ($55.76)
    Central Staff Services: $596,000 ($24.17)
    Housing & Community Development: $575,000 ($23.32)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $422,000 ($17.11)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $129,000 ($5.23)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $906,000 ($36.74)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $48,000 ($1.95)
    Regular Highways: $22,000 ($0.89)
    Protective Inspection & Regulation, NEC: $17,000 ($0.69)
    Central Staff: $3,000 ($0.12)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $6,658,000 ($269.99)

Hercules government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,739,000 ($70.52)
    All Other: $1,607,000 ($65.17)
    Solid Waste Management: $1,484,000 ($60.18)
    Parks & Recreation: $1,350,000 ($54.74)
    Housing & Community Development: $531,000 ($21.53)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $1,792,000 ($72.67)
    Special Assessments: $883,000 ($35.81)
    General Revenue, NEC: $509,000 ($20.64)
    Rents: $146,000 ($5.92)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $1,215,000 ($49.27)
    Highways: $904,000 ($36.66)
    All Other: $383,000 ($15.53)
  • Tax - Property: $2,688,000 ($109.00)
    Public Utilities: $1,375,000 ($55.76)
    Total General Sales: $1,155,000 ($46.84)
    NEC: $262,000 ($10.62)

Hercules government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $15,093,000 ($612.04)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $6,765,000 ($274.33)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding - Full Faith & Credit - Other, NEC: $12,118,000 ($491.40)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Other, NEC: $9,100,000 ($369.02)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $640,000 ($25.95)

Hercules government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Bond Fund - Cash & Deposits: $5,709,000 ($231.51)
  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $27,043,000 ($1096.63)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $2,318,000 ($94.00)

6.30% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($66,206 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.30%
California average:

5.75%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($760 average AGI)
Contra Costa County:

0.12%
California average:

0.21%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Alameda County, CA  1.95% ($67,733 average AGI)
from San Francisco County, CA  0.57% ($74,794)
from Solano County, CA  0.36% ($51,540)


7.00% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($66,530 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.00%
California average:

6.27%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($654 average AGI)
Contra Costa County:

0.07%
California average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Alameda County, CA  1.47% ($61,758 average AGI)
to Solano County, CA  0.51% ($54,810)
to San Francisco County, CA  0.42% ($58,453)

Strongest AM radio stations in Hercules:

  • KTRB (860 AM; 50 kW; MODESTO, CA; Owner: PAPPAS RADIO OF CALIFORNIA, A CALIFORNIA LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KNEW (910 AM; 20 kW; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KCBS (740 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KIQI (1010 AM; 35 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: RADIO UNICA OF SAN FRANCISCO LICENSE CORP.)
  • KDYA (1190 AM; 10 kW; VALLEJO, CA; Owner: BAYBRIDGE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KDIA (1640 AM; 10 kW; VALLEJO, CA; Owner: BAYBRIDGE COMMUNICATIONS, L.L.C.)
  • KTCT (1050 AM; 50 kW; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA RADIO CORP.)
  • KNBR (680 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KNBR LICO, INC.)
  • KFAX (1100 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING CO, INC.)
  • KFRC (610 AM; 5 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF LOS ANGELES)
  • KGO (810 AM; 50 kW; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • KABL (960 AM; 5 kW; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMZT (1510 AM; 8 kW; SAN RAFAEL, CA; Owner: MOUNT WILSON FM BROADCASTERS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Hercules:

  • K249DJ (97.7 FM; SAN PABLO, CA; Owner: EL CERRITO HIGH SCHOOL)
  • KKSF-FM1 (103.7 FM; PLEASANTON, ETC., CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KSFB-FM (100.7 FM; SAN RAFAEL, CA; Owner: GOLDEN GATE BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KBLX-FM2 (102.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: ICBC BROADCAST HOLDINGS -CA, INC.)
  • KSOL-FM3 (98.9 FM; PLEASANTON, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)
  • KFRC-FM3 (99.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: INFINITY KFRC-FM, INC.)
  • KZBR-FM1 (95.7 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KLLC (97.3 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • KDFC-FM1 (102.1 FM; LAFAYETTE, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KOIT-FM2 (96.5 FM; MARTINEZ, ETC., CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING CO. C/O KOIT(FM))
  • KIOI-FM1 (101.3 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KISQ-FM3 (98.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KMEL-FM1 (106.1 FM; CONCORD, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KALX (90.7 FM; BERKELEY, CA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA)
  • KFJO (92.1 FM; WALNUT CREEK, CA; Owner: CHASE RADIO PROPERTIES, L.L.C.)
  • KDFC-FM (102.1 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KOIT-FM (96.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • KKSF (103.7 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KFOG (104.5 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KFFG LICO, INC)
  • KSOL (98.9 FM; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: TMS LICENSE CALIFORNIA, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Hercules:

  • KQED (Channel 9; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KQED, INC.)
  • KGO-TV (Channel 7; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KGO TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KPIX-TV (Channel 5; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KTVU (Channel 2; OAKLAND, CA; Owner: KTVU PARTNERSHIP)
  • KRON-TV (Channel 4; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF SAN FRANCISCO, INC.)
  • KMTP-TV (Channel 32; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: MINORITY TELEVISION PROJECT)
  • KBHK-TV (Channel 44; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF SAN FRANCISCO INC.)
  • KBWB (Channel 20; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: KBWB LICENSE, INC.)
  • KFSF (Channel 66; VALLEJO, CA; Owner: TELEFUTURA SAN FRANCISCO LLC)
  • KTNC-TV (Channel 42; CONCORD, CA; Owner: KTNC LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCNS (Channel 38; SAN FRANCISCO, CA; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • KSPX (Channel 29; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: PAXSON SACRAMENTO LICENSE, INC.)
  • KOVR (Channel 13; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: SCI - SACRAMENTO LICENSEE, LLC)
  • KXTV (Channel 10; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KXTV, INC.)
  • KCRA-TV (Channel 3; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KTXL (Channel 40; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: CHANNEL 40, INC.)
  • KUVS (Channel 19; MODESTO, CA; Owner: KUVS LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, G.P.)
  • KQCA (Channel 58; STOCKTON, CA; Owner: KCRA HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KVIE (Channel 6; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: KVIE, INC.)
  • KMAX-TV (Channel 31; SACRAMENTO, CA; Owner: UPN STATIONS GROUP INC.)
  • KCSM-TV (Channel 60; SAN MATEO, CA; Owner: SAN MATEO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT)

Fatal accident count (per 100,000 population)


See more detailed statistics of Hercules fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 21
Total length: 247 meters (810ft)
Total costs: $1,503,000
Total average daily traffic: 751,429
Total average daily truck traffic: 41,130

New bridges - Historical Statistics

  • 1910-1919: 1
  • 1920-1929: 0
  • 1930-1939: 0
  • 1940-1949: 0
  • 1950-1959: 8
  • 1960-1969: 0
  • 1970-1979: 0
  • 1980-1989: 4
  • 1990-1999: 5
  • 2000-2009: 1
  • 2010-2012: 2
See Full National Bridge Inventory Statistics for Hercules, CA

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Hercules)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • Pinole Cable-Turquoise Way (Lat: 37.993528 Lon: -122.270250), Type: Pole, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 18 m, Call Sign: WPKG577
    Assigned Frequencies: 859.462 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/12/1999, Expiration Date: 01/12/2004, Cancellation Date: 03/14/2004, Certifier: Leveron Bryant
    Registrant: The Spectrum Firm, Inc, 21 Ski Run, Fairfield, PA 17320, Phone: (717) 642-8109, Fax: (717) 642-6931, Email:
  • 1680 Refugio Valley Rd (Lat: 38.003806 Lon: -122.261917), Structure height: 7 m, Call Sign: KNIZ530, Licensee ID: L00110141
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.1000 MHz, 46.1600 MHz, 46.3800 MHz, 46.4800 MHz
    Grant Date: 08/21/2001, Expiration Date: 12/31/2010, Cancellation Date: 03/05/2011
    Registrant: Rodeo Fire District
  • Water Tank Vic Of 239 Lilac Cir (Lat: 38.004917 Lon: -122.239694), Call Sign: WNHN947
    Assigned Frequencies: 46.1000 MHz, 46.3800 MHz, 46.4800 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/08/2011, Expiration Date: 12/21/2021
    Registrant: Csi Telecommunications, Inc. Consulting Engineers, 750 Battery Street, Suite 350, San Francisco, CA 94111, Phone: (415) 751-8845, Fax: (415) 788-0791, Email:
  • Lat: 38.006944 Lon: -122.265194, Call Sign: WQFC691
    Assigned Frequencies: 453.162 MHz
    Grant Date: 06/15/2006, Expiration Date: 06/15/2016, Certifier: Pedro Jimenez
    Registrant: Radio Licensing Services, 4700 Se International Way, 97222-4657, Milwaukie, OR 97269-2161, Phone: (503) 794-3787, Fax: (503) 794-3759, Email:
  • Lat: 38.013722 Lon: -122.242750, Call Sign: WQLS704
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.212 MHz, 462.437 MHz, 467.212 MHz, 467.437 MHz
    Grant Date: 04/16/2010, Expiration Date: 04/16/2020, Certifier: Jay Neunsinger
    Registrant: Cara Enterprises Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

132 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Hercules)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 8KCAB (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 101 mph), Engine: LYCOMING IO-320 SERIES (150 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 57433 , Serial Number: 88-73, Year manufactured: 1973, Airworthiness Date: 05/17/1973
    Registrant (Individual): Gregory W Colyer, 166 Trestle Cv, Hercules, CA 94547
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-32-300 (Category: Land, Seats: 6, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 126 mph), Engine: LYCOMING TI0-540 SER (310 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 8922N , Serial Number: 32-40717, Year manufactured: 1969, Airworthiness Date: 05/22/1969
    Registrant (Individual): Malcolm M Kew, 3 Pinnacle Ct, Hercules, CA 94547
  • Aircraft: CANADAIR T-33 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 412 mph), Engine: ROLLS-ROYC NENE (510 HP) (Turbo-jet)
    N-Number: 933GC , Serial Number: 306, Year manufactured: 1954, Airworthiness Date: 11/13/1995
    Registrant (Individual): Gregory W Colyer, 166 Trestle Cv, Hercules, CA 94547



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED107$278,131174$245,293369$247,26414$155,54738$206,285
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED13$279,68620$254,03542$267,1982$136,8057$190,386
APPLICATIONS DENIED28$294,60251$238,450176$320,80917$180,27525$224,926
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN18$276,02123$241,40985$295,6035$118,91612$167,917
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS6$277,2876$254,19533$339,2463$101,6003$199,510

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 3591.01 , 3592.03, 3592.04

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 2 full and 1 partial tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
C) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A & B)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED29$282,8104$293,3630$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED11$340,5784$318,3801$206,400
APPLICATIONS DENIED7$255,8492$302,1550$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN9$210,9910$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$243,2700$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 3591.01 , 3592.03, 3592.04

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 51
  • Hazardous Condition: 39

Incident types - Hercules


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Hercules, CA

Most common first names in Hercules, CA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
George1668.9 years
Mary1582.7 years
John1568.2 years
James1462.4 years
William1171.3 years
Maria1179.1 years
Robert1065.7 years
Richard1070.4 years
Charles975.1 years
Joseph875.5 years
Most common last names in Hercules, CA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Lee1273.8 years
Wong1075.2 years
Johnson968.9 years
Chan882.8 years
Taylor772.9 years
Smith777.9 years
Harris676.3 years
Williams677.8 years
Davis559.4 years
Stewart569.4 years
Businesses in Hercules, CA
NameCountNameCount
Burger King1RadioShack1
FedEx1Rite Aid1
GNC1Starbucks2
Home Depot1Subway1
Jack In The Box1T-Mobile1
Jones New York1Taco Bell1
McDonald's1UPS2

Hercules on our top lists:

  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage increase in population in the 1970s"
  • #11 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: U. S. Postal service (population 5,000+)"
  • #26 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Filipino residents"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander residents"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 100 most racially diverse cities"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Petroleum and coal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Other Asian residents"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Fishing and hunting, and forest and logging workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Korean residents"
  • #47 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Cooks and food preparation workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #48 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Two or more races residents"
  • #50 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Farmers and farm managers (population 5,000+)"
  • #55 on the list of "Top 100 cities with longest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Chinese residents (pop 5,000+)"
  • #57 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Office supplies and stationery stores (population 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: U. S. Postal service (population 5,000+)"
  • #62 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most Asian Indian residents (pop 5,000+)"
  • #67 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most American Indian residents (pop 5,000+)"
  • #78 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Petroleum and coal products (population 5,000+)"
  • #93 (94547) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of residents speaking Asian or Pacific Island language at home (pop 5,000+)"
  • #56 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for Kerry (Democrat) in the 2004 Presidential Election, pop. 50,000+"
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Oleg Mironov (20)
  • Kandaswamy Jothimurugesan (20)
  • Moinuddin Ahmed (14)
  • Bio-Rad Laboratories, Inc. (14)
  • Curtis Bay Campbell (12)
  • Gaurav Bhalla (11)
  • Susan M. Abernathy (10)
  • Jack Lin (10)
  • Curt B. Campbell (9)
  • Wai Pak (9)

Total of 348 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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