Hercules, California

Hercules: City in western Contra Costa County, California

About

Hercules is a city located in the county of Contra Costa in the U.S. state of California. Its population at the 2010 census was 24,060. After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 26,221 inhabitants.

The city was created 124 years ago in 1899.

Hercules locator map
Location of Hercules on California map.

Quick Facts about Hercules

Population : 26,221 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : California (United States)
County : Contra Costa County
Postal code : 94547
Phone Area Codes : 510
Water as percent of area : 65.87%
Land as percent of area : 34.13%
Altitude : 79 feet / 24 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1900 (124 years ago)
Time Zone : America/Los_Angeles
Local time : 09:36:11 (14th April 2024)
Population growth : 8.24% (2010-2020)
Refugio Valley Park Hercules California image
Refugio Valley Park Hercules California
Refugio Valley Park Hercules California image

Geography

Hercules is located at 38°1'2"N 122°17'19"W (38.0171400, -122.2885800). It has 2 neighbors: Boo and Lyr.

Hercules map

Hercules has 2 neighbours.

  • Gunung Boo constellation in the northern celestial hemisphere
  • Lyr constellation in the northern celestial hemisphere

Demographics

The population of Hercules increased by 8.24% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 24,060 - census
2011 24,346 1.17% estimation process
2012 24,571 0.92% estimation process
2013 24,804 0.94% estimation process
2014 25,038 0.93% estimation process
2015 25,271 0.92% estimation process
2016 25,416 0.57% estimation process
2017 25,505 0.35% estimation process
2018 25,612 0.42% estimation process
2019 26,276 2.53% estimation process
2020 26,221 -0.21% estimation process

Hercules zip code is 94547. County name: Contra Costa, County fips: 06013

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Schools in Hercules

College & universities near Hercules, CA

Code Name City ZIP
112826 Contra Costa College San Pablo (CA) 94806-3195

Stations (46)

Amtrak & bus stations near Hercules, CA

Code Name Address Type
RIC Richmond station 1700 Nevin Avenue RAIL
VAL Vallejo, California 4355 Sonoma Blvd. BUS
MTZ Martinez station 601 Marina Vista Ave. RAIL
VMW Marine World (Seasonal), Vallejo, California Highway 37 and Fairgrounds Drive BUS
BKY Berkeley station University Ave. and Third St. RAIL

Post offices near Hercules

Post Office Name City ZIP
Pinol Post Office Pinole (CA) 94564

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.
Antioch 111,605 The 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
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

Hercules distances to largest California cities