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Blackhawk
  • Suburb of Oakland, CA

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grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade A+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade unavailable
  3. Housing
    grade C
  4. Nightlife
    grade C+
  5. Good for Families
    grade A
  6. Diversity
    grade B
  7. Jobs
    grade B
  8. Weather
    grade A
  9. Cost of Living
    grade D
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade A
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A
  12. Commute
    grade B minus

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Blackhawk is a suburb of Oakland with a population of 10,590. Blackhawk is in Contra Costa County and is one of the best places to live in California. Living in Blackhawk offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. In Blackhawk there are a lot of parks. Residents of Blackhawk tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Blackhawk are highly rated.

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About Blackhawk...
Population
10,590

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$1,356,500
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$3,501
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    9%
  • Own
    91%
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Blackhawk Rankings

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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade unavailable
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    No data available  
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    No data available  
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    No data available  
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    No data available  
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    No data available  
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    No data available  
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    No data available  
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade B
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    6%
  • 10-17 years
    13%
  • 18-24 years
    7%
  • 25-34 years
    7%
  • 35-44 years
    7%
  • 45-54 years
    17%
  • 55-64 years
    18%
  • 65+ years
    23%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    28%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    37%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    22%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    11%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    2%
    national  11%

Working in Blackhawk

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$166,698
National
$64,994

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