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Alhambra Valley
Alhambra Valley, California is located in California
Alhambra Valley, California
Alhambra Valley, California
Location in California
Country  United States
State  California
County Contra Costa (Briones Hills)
 • Total 1.61 sq mi (4.18 km2)
 • Land 1.61 sq mi (4.18 km2)
 • Water 0.00 sq mi (0.00 km2)  0%
525 ft (160 m)
 • Total 805
 • Density 498.76/sq mi (192.51/km2)
Time zone UTC-8 (Pacific (PST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-7 (PDT)
FIPS code 06-00898
GNIS feature ID 2582930

Alhambra Valley is a census-designated place in the Briones Hills of central Contra Costa County, California. Alhambra Valley sits at an elevation of 525 feet (160 m). The 2010 United States census reported that Alhambra Valley's population was 924. The Spanish name of the valley was Cañada del Hambre "Valley of Hunger"; it was adapted into English with obvious influence from "Alhambra".


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.155 square miles (5.581 km²), all of it land.


Historical population
Census Pop.
2020 805
U.S. Decennial Census

At the 2010 census Alhambra Valley had a population of 924. The population density was 428.8 people per square mile (165.6/km2). The racial makeup of Alhambra Valley was 838 (90.7%) White, 3 (0.3%) African American, 0 (0.0%) Native American, 42 (4.5%) Asian, 5 (0.5%) Pacific Islander, 17 (1.8%) from other races, and 19 (2.1%) from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 81 people (8.8%).

The census reported that 100% of the population lived in households.

There were 360 households, 81 (22.5%) had children under the age of 18 living in them, 261 (72.5%) were opposite-sex married couples living together, 24 (6.7%) had a female householder with no husband present, 11 (3.1%) had a male householder with no wife present. There were 9 (2.5%) unmarried opposite-sex partnerships, and 3 (0.8%) same-sex married couples or partnerships. 51 households (14.2%) were one person and 26 (7.2%) had someone living alone who was 65 or older. The average household size was 2.57. There were 296 families (82.2% of households); the average family size was 2.77.

The age distribution was 143 people (15.5%) under the age of 18, 65 people (7.0%) aged 18 to 24, 134 people (14.5%) aged 25 to 44, 368 people (39.8%) aged 45 to 64, and 214 people (23.2%) who were 65 or older. The median age was 52.2 years. For every 100 females, there were 102.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 99.2 males.

There were 375 housing units at an average density of 174.0 per square mile (67.2/km2),of which 360 were occupied, 328 (91.1%) by the owners and 32 (8.9%) by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 1.2%; the rental vacancy rate was 0%. 847 people (91.7% of the population) lived in owner-occupied housing units and 77 people (8.3%) lived in rental housing units.

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