Most Expensive Hercules Neighborhoods
Hercules is a medium-sized coastal city (i.e. on the ocean, a bay, or inlet) located in the state of California. With a population of 25,086 people and six constituent neighborhoods, Hercules is the 281st largest community in California.
Housing costs in Hercules are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in California.
Hercules is a decidedly white-collar city, with fully 88.79% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Hercules is a city of sales and office workers, professionals and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Hercules who work in office and administrative support (17.89%), management occupations (11.19%) and sales jobs (10.34%).
Also of interest is that Hercules has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
Hercules is also nautical, which means that parts of it are somewhat historic and touch the ocean or tidal bodies of water, such as inlets and bays. Quite often, nautical areas such as these attract visitors and locals who come to enjoy the scenery and various waterfront activities.
In Hercules, however, the average commute to work is quite long. On average, people spend 38.55 minutes each day getting to work, which is significantly higher than the national average. One bright side is that local public transit is widely used, so it may be an option to avoid the headache of driving in the heavy traffic by leaving the car at home and taking transit.
Although the majority of commuting trips in the city are by private automobile, Hercules is somewhat unusual for a city of its size for having a substantial number of people who use public transportation. For a lot of people, the subway helps to get to and from their jobs every morning, which benefits everyone in the Hercules area by reducing both traffic and air pollution.
The education level of Hercules ranks among the highest in the nation. Of the 25-and-older adult population in Hercules, 42.19% have at least a bachelor's degree. The typical US community has just 21.84% of its adults holding a bachelor's degree or graduate degree.
The per capita income in Hercules in 2010 was $37,978, which is upper middle income relative to California, and wealthy relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $151,912 for a family of four.
Hercules is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Hercules home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Hercules residents report their race to be Asian, followed by White. Hercules also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 14.80% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Hercules include German, English, Irish and Italian.
In addition, Hercules has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (31.95%).
The languages spoken by people in Hercules are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Hercules is English. Other important languages spoken here include Tagalog, Spanish, Chinese and Indic languages.
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||8,184|
|HERCULES HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||77.78%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||22.22%|
|TYPE OF HERCULES HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||65.48%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||16.44%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||6.33%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||11.20%|
|SIZE OF HERCULES HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||10.31%|
|AGE OF HERCULES HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||23.33%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||73.57%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||2.59%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||0.52%|
|HERCULES REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$566,980|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$2,101|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $77,000||1.16%|
|$77,001 - $155,000||1.07%|
|$155,001 - $310,000||8.54%|
|$310,001 - $465,000||21.49%|
|$465,001 - $620,000||24.34%|
|$620,001 - $775,000||26.99%|
|$775,001 - $1,162,000||14.95%|
|$1,162,001 - $1,550,000||0.75%|
|PEOPLE OF HERCULES||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||5.85%|
|5 TO 17||16.99%|
|18 TO 24||8.84%|
|25 TO 34||14.12%|
|35 TO 54||29.28%|
|55 TO 64||14.01%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||10.91%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||93.59%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$100,267|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$37,978|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||6.14%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Healthcare (20.15%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (6.82%)
Public Service (6.24%)
Real estate (2.46%)
Information Technology (2.46%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||18.02%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.30%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.55%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||2.68%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||7.59%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||14.80%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||German (4.00%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (56.85%)
Indic languages (3.20%)
Pacific Island languages (1.93%)
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