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Planned community developed in the 1970s
Discovery Bay is in Contra Costa County, in the San Francisco-Oakland metro area.
The latitude of Discovery Bay is 37.908N. The longitude is -121.599W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 3 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 8,981.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Discovery Bay demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Contra Costa County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Oakland area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 94514 ZIP code.
14% of Discovery Bay residents report German ancestry, and 13% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Discovery Bay ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Discovery Bay was $41,313, compared with $21,587 nationally.
28% of Discovery Bay residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Discovery Bay, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,266. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,009.
Contra Costa County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Discovery Bay political report.
The average commute time for Discovery Bay workers is 51 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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