Started more than a century ago as a small explosives-making town, Hercules, California is now a town of more than 2,000 residents, more than 1,500 acres of which are reserved for open space. From the 1970s, Hercules was converted into a suburban dormitory community located south of San Francisco and north of Los Angeles.
In the 1970s, Hercules was one of the first cities in the United States to develop a comprehensive noise control plan. This has allowed hundreds of hectares of protective buffer areas to be reused for other purposes. During this time, several new buildings were built on the basis of this plan, including the first public housing development in the city, the Hercules Community Center. Hercules began his transition to the bedroom commuting community that is known today.
In 2018, per capita income in the Hercules was $42,830, above the national average of $37,300 for the same age group. Hercules, CA, received 72 out of 100 points in the Quality of Life category and a score of 72.5 in the Community Living Index of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development.
If you moved from one city to another, you would not see a change in the cost of living, but the good news is that you could expect positive net changes in disposable income. If you want to get to the bottom of the percentage cost of living increase when you move to a town or city 25 miles east of Hercules, filter SE / NE in the spreadsheet and it could be a percentage cost of living reduction. But forget the per capita increase in the price of food, housing, transport and other necessities, what could that be for you?
Where we have data, we give the minimum and maximum population of a place to give you a better picture of the differences in the cost of living between different cities and municipalities. Where the data show that there is no change in disposable income between cities within 25 miles of each other, this is our view of comparison.
Hercules California has 86.3% of the total population and ranks first in the state in the number of women with a bachelor's degree or higher and first in the number of men. Hercules shows that it has the second highest rate of women giving birth (4.8%), which is higher than the surrounding Los Angeles County (3.7%) and San Bernardino County, California (2.5%). Hercules California had the highest percentage of men who were never married and the lowest percentage of women who were never married, and it had a lower percentage than San Diego County with women who were never married, but a higher percentage than Santa Clara County without women.
Hercules California has 36% of the total population and ranks second in the state in the number of women with a bachelor's degree or higher and second in the number of men. Hercules California had the highest proportion of men with at least one college degree and the second highest rate of college graduates overall.
Among the key findings of the graphic are: Hercules California has the second highest proportion of women with a bachelor's degree or higher and the third highest percentage of men with at least a college degree. Hercules has a population born in another country, 34.1%, which means second place - the most percentage born outside the United States. Compared to the percentage of the population born abroad Hercules is about 2.5 times larger and about 11: 1 smaller when it comes to the number of people who are single for some reason, compared to the 50% average in the United States. Key findings in this chart: Among the most important findings, California has an average age of 44.2 years, the lowest age at which a state is born in California.
Figure 6 provides an opportunity to look at the population density of Hercules, measured in people per square mile, and provides an overview of the demographics of Hercules, California as represented in the 2010 American Community Survey of the US Census Bureau. Figure 10 shows the percentage of non-Hispanic whites (including Hispanics, Asians, African Americans, Latinos and Native Americans) in each region. The median age of Hercules California is broken down by gender, showing the ratio of men to women and the ratio of women to men in Hercules and California as a whole. Figure 11 compares the ratio of men to women and shows a comparison between the average age of the California population and that of other states and regions.
If we look more closely at home affordability in Hercules, we see that the home price-to-income ratio is 4: 1, which is above the national average of 3: 2 and lower than California as a whole. This will play a big role in whether there is a nearby city that better suits your lifestyle. You can compare the best places to live in and around Hercules and see if the area is right for you by assessing quality of life, including housing affordability, crime, education, health care and other factors.