Antioch, California Statistic: Population, Charts, Map, Steets and More

The population of Antioch City has increased steadily over the last several decades. The city grew significantly after it was incorporated in February 1872. Its boundaries at the time were centered on Tenth Street in the south. Later, its boundaries were altered to encompass a larger area. The city now boasts over one hundred thousand residents, and is one of the largest in the Bay Area. Listed below is a brief history of Antioch.

The overall quality of life in Antioch City is a bit above average. While the city has slightly higher crime rates than the state average, residents of Antioch enjoy a higher quality of life. As a result, Antioch's economy has grown significantly. Antioch residents are well-educated, with the average income per household being $3,000.

The city's demographics are highly diverse. In addition to its Hispanic or Latino population of 32 436 residents, one-fifth is Hispanic. That means that 22.6% of the city's population is Mexican, Nicaraguan, Peruvian, Guatemalan, and Cuban. The city's ethnic composition is diverse; however, the most diverse groups include Latinos, African Americans, and Native Americans.

The city has a stable industrial sector. Industry occupies a large portion of the city's land, with many companies engaged in light manufacturing. Several other operations are located outside of the Industrial Park, north of downtown, and in the Village. The largest area of the city is dedicated to education, while others are concentrated on industrial uses. Further, the city has a significant number of manufacturing operations outside the Industrial Park.