Concord, California 

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+3.3% since 2000

Unemployment Rate


Cost of Living

144.4 / 100

Median Home Price


Median Income


Comfort Index (Climate)

9.2 / 7.3

summer / winter

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Best Places to Live in Concord, California

Concord, California is a vibrant city located in Contra Costa County. With its wide array of parks and trails, great shopping and dining options, and an abundance of local attractions, Concord has something for everyone. Nature lovers will find plenty to explore here, while business owners can take advantage of the many resources available. Education is also top-notch in Concord with numerous schools, universities, and medical centers all within easy reach. Whether you’re looking for a new home or simply wanting to experience something new, Concord is sure to provide many wonderful experiences! Regional center - Northern California coast at the head of San Francisco Bay.
Zip Codes: 94521 94520 94518 94519
Cost of Living: 44.4% higher
Time zone: Pacific Standard Time (PST)
Elevation: 155 ft above sea level

Year round climate
Attractive setting
Arts & culture
Soft economy
Extreme living costs

What Bert Has To Say About San Francisco-Oakland-Berkeley Metro Area

A world-class city in every respect, the stunningly beautiful and culturally rich San Francisco is not only a unique place to visit but also to live. The area has a lot going for it: exceptional arts and cultural activities, plenty of history and sense of place, a strong commercial and financial core; and all the education and services anyone could want. The climate is one of the most unusual in the world, and the area is among the most ethnically and socially diverse in the country. The many world-famous tourist attractions- Fisherman’s Wharf, Chinatown, the cable car system, hilltop residential enclaves, and the wine country to the north- mix with considerable local entertainment and culture to make the city one of the most interesting and fun places to live in the country.


The unemployment rate in Concord is 6.4% (U.S. avg. is 6.0%). Recent job growth is Positive. Concord jobs have increased by 1.4%. More Economy

Compared to the rest of the country, Concord's cost of living is 44.4% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Concord's Cost of Living

June, September and May are the most pleasant months in Concord, while January and December are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

In the last Presidential election, Contra Costa county remained overwhelmingly Democratic, 71.6% to 26.3%. More Voting Stats

Concord's population is 125,769 people. Since 2020, it has had a population growth of 5.6%. Learn More...

Average Commute time is 33.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

The median home cost in Concord is . Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 5.5%.

Concord public schools spend $11,914 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 24.1 students per teacher in Concord. More Education

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Housing Market in Concord

It's a good time to buy in Concord. Home Appreciation is up 5.5% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Concord is .

Reviews for Concord   22 Reviews
A Decent Place to Live - 10/2/2021
I've lived here for 13 years. Concord has easy access to Walnut Creek and Pleasant Hill and is about 25 minutes from Oakland, and 45 minutes from San Francisco.... Read More

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Great city, very conveniently located in SF area - 10/23/2019
I moved to Concord 20 years ago and have loved living here. It has a charming central square downtown that hosts farmers markets two days a week. I love the Music &... Read More

Great suburban city for young families and seniors - 8/3/2019
We Moved to Concord from the Los Angeles area in 1982 as a young couple starting a family. Concord has been a great place to raise kids. Low crime and great people.... Read More

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