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Antioch is a city in Contra Costa County, in the San Francisco-Oakland metro area.

The community was named after biblical city.

The latitude of Antioch is 38.005N. The longitude is -121.804W.

It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 43 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 101,124.


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Median household income
Local
$60,359
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Antioch demographic reports
Antioch is on the San Joaquin River.
Former and merged names include:
· Smiths Landing
Public transportation: Tri Delta Transit (See the transit and travel sections below.)

Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 714. The number of murders and homicides was 6. The violent crime rate was 7.1 per 1,000 people.
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Starbucks
Local festivals include:
  • Contra Costa County Fair - May 31-June 3, 2007
Dates often change. Check Antioch web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Antioch/Oakley Regional Shoreline, Contra Loma Regional Park
Historic sites and museums: Antioch Historical Center, Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve
Gays & lesbians
National index: 100
Local index: 114

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Antioch 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 94561 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

12% of Antioch residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Antioch ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Antioch was $22,152, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

18% of Antioch residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Antioch, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $707.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,572.


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Libraries in Antioch include Antioch Library ... View libraries

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

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The average commute time for Antioch workers is 42 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 16 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Antioch between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of 1.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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