Byron is a city located in Contra Costa County California. With a 2020 population of 1,112, it is the 998th largest city in California and the 14295th largest city in the United States. Byron is currently declining at a rate of -1.24% annually and its population has decreased by -45.94% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,057 in 2020. Spanning over 7 miles, Byron has a population density of 171 people per square mile.
The average household income in Byron is $125,364 with a poverty rate of 15.96%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,217 per month, and the median house value is $693,800. The median age in Byron is 40.7 years, 37 years for males, and 43.9 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Byronwas:
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The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 30.43%.
72.65% of Byron residents speak only English, while 27.35% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 24.13% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Byron is Asian, with 12.50% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Byron is Multiple, with 4.26% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 6.03%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.07%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.76%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Byron
88.24% of Byron residents were born in the United States, with 53.04% having been born in California. 5.69% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.