Antioch, California

Antioch: The most populous city in Contra Costa County, California. It is located in the East Bay region of California. Antioch is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Antioch Historical Society and the Antioch Museum of History.

About

Antioch is a city located in the county of Contra Costa in the U.S. state of California. Its population at the 2010 census was 102,372. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 111,605 inhabitants.

The city was created 152 years ago in 1872.

Antioch is a city located in Contra Costa County, California. With a population of over 111,000, it is one of the largest cities in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area.

History

Founded in 1850, Antioch has a rich history tied to agriculture, coal mining, and manufacturing. The discovery of coal in the hills above town led to significant growth in the late 1800s. Antioch was incorporated as a city in 1872.

Economy

Today, Antioch has a diverse economy focused on retail, healthcare, manufacturing, and other industries. However, the loss of major employers over the past decades has contributed to high unemployment and poverty rates. Ongoing efforts aim to revitalize downtown and attract new companies.

Recreation

Popular recreation spots include the Antioch Marina and riverfront, Prewett Family Water Park, Lone Tree Golf Course, and the Black Diamond Mines Regional Preserve. Antioch provides access to fishing, boating, hiking, camping, and Delta wildlife habitats.

Community

Antioch residents cherish the strong sense of community pride and spirit. The city has a rich calendar of events including the Antioch Waterfront Street Faire, Fourth of July Parade and Fireworks, and Summer Concert Series.

Cost of Living

A huge draw is Antioch’s affordable cost of living, especially housing prices compared to the rest of the Bay Area. Options range from apartments to single-family homes. Proximity to job centers like San Francisco is another advantage for Antioch residents.

Antioch locator map
Location of Antioch on California map.

Quick Facts about Antioch

Population : 111,605 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
County : Contra Costa County
Postal code : 94509, 94531
Phone Area Codes : 925
Water as percent of area : 2.52%
Land as percent of area : 97.48%
Altitude : 43 feet / 13 meters
Establishment : February 02, 1872 (152 years ago)
Time Zone : UTC−08:00
Local time : 13:11:12 (22nd July 2024)
Population growth : 8.27% (2010-2020)
Antioch California image
Antioch California
Antioch California image

Geography

Antioch is located at 38°0'18"N 121°48'21"W (38.0049200, -121.8057900). It has 3 neighbors: Brentwood, Pittsburg and Rio Vista.

Antioch map

Antioch has 3 neighbours.

  • Brentwood The most populous city in Contra Costa County, California. It is located in the East Bay region of the county. Brentwood is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Brentwood Library and the Brentwood Historical Society.
  • Pittsburg A city in Contra Costa County, California. It is located in the East Bay in eastern California. Pittsburg is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Pittsburg Historical Society and the Pittsburg Public Library.
  • Rio Vista city in Solano County, California, United States of America

Demographics

The population of Antioch increased by 8.27% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
1870 700 -
2010 102,372 99.32% census
2011 104,193 1.75% estimation process
2012 105,565 1.3% estimation process
2013 107,351 1.66% estimation process
2014 109,071 1.58% estimation process
2015 110,308 1.12% estimation process
2016 111,088 0.7% estimation process
2017 111,494 0.36% estimation process
2018 111,578 0.08% estimation process
2019 111,502 -0.07% estimation process
2020 111,605 0.09% estimation process

Antioch zip code is 94509. County name: Contra Costa, County fips: 06013

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People born in Antioch (30)

People born in Antioch, including actor Tyler Steelman, conductor, composer, and arranger Carmen Dragon, lyricist Johnny Burke, .

List

  • Jerome R. Waldie (American politician (1925-2009)) he was born in 15/02/1925
  • Joseph Edward Gallo (American businessman) he was born in 11/09/1919
  • Alex Pardee (artist) he was born in 05/02/1976
  • Aimee Allison (American author, public affairs television host, and political activist) she was born in 01/01/1969
  • David Douglas (American martial artist) he was born in 16/08/1982
  • Eddie Lake (American baseball player) he was born in 18/03/1916
  • Frank Beede (American football player) he was born in 01/05/1973
  • Jeff Pico (American baseball player) he was born in 12/02/1966
  • Jeremy Newberry (Player of American football) he was born in 23/03/1976
  • Kevin Pereira (American television personality) he was born in 28/12/1982
  • Mark Bryant (American soccer player-coach)
  • Mars (American rapper, entrepreneur, record producer, photographer, and actor) he was born in 18/04/1980
  • Matt Riley (American baseball player) he was born in 02/08/1979
  • Ronald O. Loveridge (American mayor)
  • Sterling Moore (American football player) he was born in 03/02/1990
  • Toni Aubin (American singer) she was born in 22/09/1927
  • Jon Allen (US drummer) he was born in 19/07/1968
  • Mike Lucky (American football player) he was born in 23/11/1975

Schools in Antioch

College & universities near Antioch, CA

Code Name City ZIP
491950 Contra Costa Medical Career College Antioch (CA) 94581-6208
117894 Los Medanos College Pittsburg (CA) 94565
382258 Mt. Diablo Adult Education-Mt. Diablo USD Concord (CA) 94518-1199
491756 Urban Barber College Concord (CA) 94520-2522
116712 John F. Kennedy University Pleasant Hill (CA) 94523-4817

Stations (52)

Amtrak & bus stations near Antioch, CA

Code Name Address Type
ACA Antioch–Pittsburg 100 I Street RAIL
RVT Rio Vista, CA 28 South Front Street BUS
MTZ Martinez station 601 Marina Vista Ave. RAIL
SUI Suisun–Fairfield station 177 Main Street RAIL
LIV Livermore, California 2500 Railroad Avenue BUS

Post offices near Antioch

Post Office Name City ZIP
Antioch Post Office Antioch (CA) 94509
Rivertown Post Office Antioch (CA) 94509
Atlantic Plaza Post Office Pittsburg (CA) 94565
Pittsburg Post Office Pittsburg (CA) 94565
Oakley Post Office Oakley (CA) 94561

Other places with the same name (3)

  • Antioch , Illinois town in the American state of Illinois with a population of 14,174 people.
  • Antioch , Ohio village in United States of America with a population of 79 people.

Other cities in Contra Costa County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Contra Costa County , CA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Concord 128,544 The third most populous city in Contra Costa County, California.
Richmond 110,038 The most populous city in Contra Costa County, California.
San Ramon 82,865 A city in Contra Costa County, California.
Pittsburg 72,622 A city in Contra Costa County, California.
Walnut Creek 69,936 The fifth most populous city in Contra Costa County, California.
Brentwood 65,017 The most populous city in Contra Costa County, California.
Danville 44,883 Town in Contra Costa County, California
Oakley 42,710 A city in Contra Costa County, California.
Martinez 38,027 City in Contra Costa County, California, USA
Pleasant Hill 34,781 City in Contra Costa County, California, USA
San Pablo 30,779 City in Contra Costa County, California, United States
Hercules 26,221 City in western Contra Costa County, California
Lafayette 25,992 City in California
El Cerrito 25,403 City in Contra Costa County, California, United States
Bay Point 21,534 Census designated place in California
Orinda 19,557 City in California, USA

Distance to Other Cities

Antioch distances to largest California cities