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Orinda is a city in Contra Costa County, in the San Francisco-Oakland metro area.
The latitude of Orinda is 37.877N. The longitude is -122.178W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 495 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 18,091.
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13% of Orinda residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Orinda ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Orinda was $65,428, compared with $21,587 nationally.
74% of Orinda residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Orinda, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $1,176. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $2,813.
Libraries in Orinda include Orinda Library ... View libraries
Contra Costa County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Orinda political report.
The average commute time for Orinda workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 2 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Orinda between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.1 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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