Discovery Bay, California Population 2021

16,159
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Discovery Bay is a city located in California. Discovery Bay has a 2020 population of 16,159. Discovery Bay is currently declining at a rate of 0.00% annually and its population has increased by 21.02% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 13,352 in 2010. Discovery Bay reached it's highest population of 16,159 in 2019.

The average household income in Discovery Bay is $155,534 with a poverty rate of 7.70%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $2,541 per month, and the median house value is $615,900. The median age in Discovery Bay is 41.7 years, 41.6 years for males, and 42 years for females. For every 100 females there are 95.6 males.

Discovery Bay Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Discovery Bay was:

  • White: 81.10%
  • Asian: 6.61%
  • Two or more races: 4.89%
  • Black or African American: 4.85%
  • Other race: 1.32%
  • Native American: 1.03%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.20%
The current population of Discovery Bay, California is 16,159, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 15,981.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 13,352.

Discovery Bay, California Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White13,10581.10%
Asian1,0686.61%
Two or More Races7904.89%
Black or African American7834.85%
Some Other Race2141.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native1671.03%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander320.20%
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Discovery Bay Population by Race

Discovery Bay Population Pyramid 2021

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Discovery Bay Median Age

41.7


Total

41.6


Male

42


Female

Discovery Bay Adults

There are 12,419 adults, (2,573 of whom are seniors) in Discovery Bay.

Discovery Bay Age Dependency

64.1

Age Dependency Ratio

26.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38

Child Dependency Ratio

Discovery Bay Sex Ratio

Female

8,261

51.12%

Male

7,898

48.88%

Discovery Bay Population by Age

Discovery Bay Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Discovery Bay Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married86.5%13.5%
Non Family86.2%13.8%
All83.4%16.6%
Male75.2%24.8%
Female62.2%37.8%

83.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Discovery Bay Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,4822.9583.4
Married3,6193.2786.5
Non Family1,0401.4586.2
Female5693.4262.2
Male2543.4675.2

3.2

Average Family Size

2.95

Average Household Size

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Discovery Bay Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1000.90%
9th to 12th Grade2772.48%
High School Graduate2,36521.20%
Some College3,51331.49%
Associates Degree1,36812.26%
Bachelors Degree2,38121.34%
Graduate Degree1,15310.33%
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Discovery Bay Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Discovery Bay Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White8,2838,0602,563
Hispanic1,4861,350382
Asian817809406
Black435425114
Multiple Races346346128
Other Race17816241
Native American4949
Islander3232

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 asian people with a rate of 49.69%.

Discovery Bay Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$75,689$84,515$57,264
Less Than High School$75,882$105,368$
High School Grad$53,015$53,947$44,661
Some College$69,494$78,821$53,817
Bachelors Degree$90,417$127,037$60,400
Graduate Degree$102,358$136,490$91,908

$75,689

Average Earnings

$84,515

Average Male

$57,264

Average Female

Discovery Bay Earnings by Educational Attainment

Discovery Bay Language by Age

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Discovery Bay Language

87.64% of Discovery Bay residents speak only English, while 12.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.55% of the population.

Discovery Bay Language

Discovery Bay Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White11,0986966.27%
Black78325933.08%
Hispanic2,7261425.21%
Asian1,06813012.17%
Other2142310.75%
Multiple790151.90%

7.70%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.09%

Male Poverty Rate

9.24%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Discovery Bay

The race most likely to be in poverty in Discovery Bay is Black, with 33.08% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Discovery Bay is Multiple, with 1.90% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.79%. Among those working part-time, it was 6.83%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 15.09%.

Discovery Bay Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School9.55%
High School8.29%
Some College6.76%
Bachelors or Greater3.23%

Discovery Bay Poverty Rate by Education

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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed33.20%
Male Unemployed23.42%
Female Employed2.58%
Male Employed1.31%

Discovery Bay Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Discovery Bay Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$130,547$155,534
Families$136,765$163,954
Married Families$151,875-
Non Families$87,576$111,214
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Income by Household Type

Discovery Bay Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

59.1%

Overall Marriage Rate

62.0%

Male Marriage Rate

56.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Discovery Bay Married by Age and Sex

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Discovery Bay Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Discovery Bay Marital Status by Race

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Discovery Bay Marital Status

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927

Number of Veterans

883

Male Veterans

44

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam509
First Gulf War224
Second Gulf War89
Korea75
World War II9

Discovery Bay Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 74449
35 to 54253
75+166
55 to 6453
18 to 346

Discovery Bay Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White8187.98%
Black6513.95%
Hispanic321.69%
2 or More295.62%
Asian91.07%
Indian64.55%

Discovery Bay Veterans by Race

Discovery Bay Veterans by Education

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1.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

16.72%

Veteran Disability Rate

Discovery Bay Veterans by Education

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64.9%

Labor Force Participation

62.1%

Employment Rate

4.4%

Unemployment Rate

Discovery Bay Employment by Age

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Discovery Bay Employment by Race

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Discovery Bay 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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68.15%

Born in California

91.05%

Native Born

8.95%

Foreign Born

2.97%

Non Citizen

5.98%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.05% of Discovery Bay residents were born in the United States, with 68.15% having been born in California. 2.97% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Discovery Bay Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202116,1590.00%
202016,1590.00%
201916,1591781.11%
201815,9814562.94%
201715,5257605.15%
201614,7651150.78%
201514,6503352.34%
201414,3151,2859.86%
201313,0304103.25%
201212,6201140.91%
201112,506-846-6.34%
201013,3520.00%

Discovery Bay Population by Year