Alamo, California Population 2022

15,462
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Alamo is a city located in Contra Costa County California. With a 2020 population of 15,462, it is the 395th largest city in California and the 2890th largest city in the United States. Alamo is currently growing at a rate of 0.48% annually and its population has increased by 0.97% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 15,314 in 2020. Spanning over 10 miles, Alamo has a population density of 1,598 people per square mile.

The average household income in Alamo is $299,574 with a poverty rate of 4.65%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,770 per month, and the median house value is $1.71 Mn. The median age in Alamo is 49.7 years, 48.5 years for males, and 51 years for females.

Alamo Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Alamowas:

  • White: 82.94%
  • Asian: 11.60%
  • Two or more races: 4.25%
  • Other race: 0.77%
  • Black or African American: 0.43%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.01%
  • Native American: 0.00%
The current population of Alamo, California is 15,462 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 15,314.

Alamo, California Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,49982.94%
Black or African American600.43%
Asian1,60811.60%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander10.01%
Some Other Race1070.77%
Two or More Races5894.25%
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Alamo Population by Race

Alamo Population Pyramid 2022

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Alamo Median Age

49.2


Total

48.2


Male

50.7


Female

Alamo Adults

There are 10,955 adults, (3,260 of whom are seniors) in Alamo.

Alamo Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

42.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Alamo Sex Ratio

Female

6,603

47.63%

Male

7,261

52.37%

Alamo Population by Age

Alamo Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Alamo Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married95.9%4.1%
All93.1%6.9%
Non Family88.4%11.6%
Female64.3%35.7%

93.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Alamo Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4,7342.9293.1
Married3,6703.2195.9
Male573.09100
Female2553.5164.3
Non Family7521.2888.4

3.12

Average Family Size

2.92

Average Household Size

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Alamo Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade590.60%
9th to 12th Grade640.65%
High School Graduate5065.16%
Some College1,11711.40%
Associates Degree7567.71%
Bachelors Degree4,56946.62%
Graduate Degree2,73027.85%
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Alamo Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Alamo Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
Other Race666262
Asian1,0751,051906
2+ Races266265214
White7,9997,9095,887
Hispanic505498364
Islander11
Black2927

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 93.94%.

Alamo Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$125,205$171,189$62,358
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$45,972$51,397$34,609
Some College$53,295$91,141$42,756
Bachelors Degree$124,688$183,977$64,737
Graduate Degree$187,344$250,000$109,048

$125,205

Average Earnings

$171,189

Average Male

$62,358

Average Female

Alamo Earnings by Educational Attainment

Alamo Language by Age

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Alamo Language

85.12% of Alamo residents speak only English, while 14.88% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 6.26% of the population.

Alamo Language

Alamo Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black565496.43%
Hispanic783627.92%
Asian1,6051237.66%
White10,9244033.69%
Other58NaN%

4.65%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.71%

Male Poverty Rate

3.49%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Alamo

The race most likely to be in poverty in Alamo is Black, with 96.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Alamo is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.35%. Among those working part-time, it was 2.17%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.80%.

Alamo Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.70%
High School14.20%
Some College4.82%
Bachelors or Greater4.12%

Alamo Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed0.92%
Male Unemployed3.08%
Female Employed0.67%
Female Unemployed9.40%

Alamo Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Alamo Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$248,167$312,473
Families$250,000$331,993
Married Families$250,000-
Non Families$122,895$197,206
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Income by Household Type

Alamo Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

65.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.4%

Male Marriage Rate

68.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Alamo Married by Age and Sex

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Alamo Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Alamo Marital Status by Race

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Alamo Marital Status

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624

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War24
First Gulf War77
Vietnam263
Korea121
World War II11

Alamo Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5482
55 to 6443
65 to 74168
75+331

Alamo Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White6046.52%
Asian201.67%
Hispanic132.36%

Alamo Veterans by Race

Alamo Veterans by Education

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0.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

25.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Alamo Veterans by Education

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52.8%

Labor Force Participation

51.2%

Employment Rate

3%

Unemployment Rate

Alamo Employment by Age

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Alamo Employment by Race

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Alamo Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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50.02%

Born in Alamo

84.91%

Native Born

15.09%

Foreign Born

4.19%

Non Citizen

10.90%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

84.91% of Alamo residents were born in the United States, with 50.02% having been born in California. 4.19% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Alamo Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201014,5700.00%
201114,644740.51%
201214,718740.51%
201314,792740.50%
201414,866740.50%
201514,940740.50%
201615,014740.50%
201715,088740.49%
201815,162740.49%
201915,236740.49%
202015,314780.51%
202115,388740.48%
202215,462740.48%

Alamo Population by Year