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El Sobrante is in Contra Costa County, in the San Francisco-Oakland metro area.

The community name derives from Spanish for "leftover land."

The latitude of El Sobrante is 37.977N. The longitude is -122.294W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 187 feet.

The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 12,260.


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Median household income
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$48,272
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our El Sobrante demographic reports
Public transportation: AC Transit (See the transit and travel sections below.)

Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks

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10% of El Sobrante residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the El Sobrante ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in El Sobrante was $24,525, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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21% of El Sobrante residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in El Sobrante, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $753.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,385.


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Libraries in El Sobrante include El Sobrante Library ... View libraries

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Contra Costa County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our El Sobrante political report.

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The average commute time for El Sobrante workers is 33 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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