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  1. Public Schools
    B-
  2. Crime & Safety
    C
  3. Housing
    C-
  4. Nightlife
    B-
  5. Good for Families
    C+
  6. Diversity
    A+
  7. Jobs
    C
  8. Weather
    A
  9. Cost of Living
    D+
  10. Health & Fitness
    B
  11. Outdoor Activities
    A
  12. Commute
    B-
Antioch is a suburb of Oakland with a population of 110,026. Antioch is in Contra Costa County. Living in Antioch offers residents a sparse suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Antioch there are a lot of parks. Many families and young professionals live in Antioch and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in Antioch are above average.
About Antioch...
Population
110,026

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$330,900
National
$184,700
Median Rent
$1,562
National
$949
Area Feel
Sparse Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    39%
  • Own
    61%
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Antioch Rankings

Niche ranks thousands of places to live based on key statistics from the U.S. Census and and expert insights.

Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
C
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Assault
    288.6
    282.7
  • Murder
    6.2
    6.1
  • Rape
    49.6
    40.7
  • Robbery
    188.6
    135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
National
  • Burglary
    567.5
    500.1
  • Theft
    1,847.6
    2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    533
    284

Residents

Diversity
A+
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    10%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    12%
  • 65+ years
    11%
Education Levels
National
  • Master's degree or higher
    6%
    12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    15%
    19%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    38%
    29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    27%
    28%
  • Less than high school diploma
    14%
    13%

Working in Antioch

Jobs
C
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$69,925
National
$55,322
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Antioch Reviews

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Antioch has had everything we’ve needed, we are close to the freeway and every kind of business we can think of! The cost of living has been affordable and neighbors all seem friendly and accepting. We enjoy the hot weather and easy access to San Francisco despite the commute. We aren’t planning on leaving Antioch anytime soon, it’s become our home
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I'm so disappointed in my home town. I grew up here in the 80s and 90s. It wasn't a dump then. We used to go crawdad fishing as kids of McElheny Rd (even though it still flooded but it was open) and there was a great music store and theater off G street in Rivertown. Crime has just gotten worse over the years. Of course it's never been perfect in Antioch. I was horrified to learn a few years ago about that poor girl cooped up in a backyard near the outskirts of town, near Viera and Kmart. I used to ride bikes to the pier off Wilbur Rd with my brother back then. I can't even fathom how dreadful her life must've been. We were kids around those perverts and didnt even know! Nowadays I just hear about crime and trash everywhere in Antioch. Show some Delta Pride! Take better care of your community.
My feelings about Antioch, California are okay, although they're so fantastic. As for the basic needs of their residents, I believe that they do an average job of providing. The public schools could use some brushing up and so could the safety (a little in some of the deeper areas), but is overall not a bad place of influence. There are lots of families who reside in Antioch, due to it's diversity and general affordability; imagine, paying almost the same price for two completely different houses. However, finding a job out here in Antioch is slighty difficult, as there are not a lot. There is also several fast food resturants, but then again there are also many gyms and community centers that provide various services. I would say that commuting is okay in Antioch, compared to cities such as San Francisco, San Bruno...