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Discovery Bay
  • Town in California

Report Card

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

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Discovery Bay is a town in California with a population of 15,904. Discovery Bay is in Contra Costa County. Living in Discovery Bay offers residents a rural feel and most residents own their homes. Many families live in Discovery Bay and residents tend to have moderate political views. The public schools in Discovery Bay are highly rated.

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About Discovery Bay...
Population
15,904

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$640,700
National
$229,800
Median Rent
$2,618
National
$1,096
Area Feel
Rural
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    15%
  • Own
    85%
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Discovery Bay 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 A minus
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    12%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    8%
  • 25-34 years
    11%
  • 35-44 years
    12%
  • 45-54 years
    15%
  • 55-64 years
    13%
  • 65+ years
    19%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    10%
    national  13%
  • Bachelor's degree
    21%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    42%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    24%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    3%
    national  11%

Working in Discovery Bay

Jobs
grade B
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$129,004
National
$64,994

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