|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Hercules is 26,091. Hercules, California is the 1,491st largest city in the US.
Hercules is located entirely in Contra Costa County.
The current population of Hercules (26,091) is it's peak population.
Hercules has grown 33.8% since the 2000. Hercules, California is growing somewhat quickly; it is growing faster than 67% of similarly sized cities since 2000.
Hercules has a population density of 3,877.5 people per square mile.
|1485||Elk River, Minnesota||26,192||56.9%|
|1486||South Salt Lake, Utah||26,166||18.8%|
|1489||East Chicago, Indiana||26,099||-19.2%|
|1492||Forest Grove, Oregon||26,089||43.9%|
|1494||Imperial Beach, California||26,059||-3.6%|
The total voting age population of Hercules, California, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 18,801. The voting age population is 48.4% male and 51.6% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 15.1% of the residents of Hercules are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Hercules are 45.3% Asian, 29.2% White, 15.1% Black, 5.7% Two or more races, 4.0% Other, 0.6% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander and 0.1% American Indian. Additionally, 15.8% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Hercules, 4.6% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 3.7%. On a per-household basis, 3.4% of families are below the poverty line in Hercules.
Among those aged 16 and older, 68.9% of Hercules residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 92.4% of Hercules residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 43.2% have a bachelor's degree and 14.2% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Hercules residents aged 5 and older, 49.6% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 12.0% of residents speak Spanish at home, 7.9% speak an Indo-European language, and 25.7% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Hercules is 3.9%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Hercules, 18.2% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Hercules is $117,018.
In Hercules, 81.6% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 18.4% of housing units in Hercules.
Of all the housing units in Hercules, 0.6% of them were build before 1940.
In Hercules, 25.9% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 2,200 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Hercules is $2,201.
In Hercules, 94.8% of households have an active broadband internet connection.