Bay Point, California

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Coordinates: 38°01′45″N 121°57′42″W / 38.02917°N 121.96167°W / 38.02917; -121.96167

Bay Point, formerly West Pittsburg, is a suburb and census-designated place located in eastern Contra Costa County, California, just west of the city of Pittsburg and northeast over a low range of hills from Concord. The population was 21,534 at the 2000 census.

The Pittsburg-Bay Point terminal of the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) rail system is located here. The town is traversed by a freeway, State Route 4, the California Delta Highway.

Being unincorporated, Bay Point does not have its own police department. The city is policed by the California Highway Patrol and the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office.

The ZIP code is 94565, and the area code is 925.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 9.3 square miles (24.1 km²), all of it land.

Bay Point borders the Suisun Bay.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 21,534 people, 6,525 households, and 4,919 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 2,318.2 people per square mile (895.0/km²). There were 6,716 housing units at an average density of 723.0/sq mi (279.1/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 46.25% White, 12.71% Black or African American, 1.05% Native American, 11.15% Asian, 0.85% Pacific Islander, 20.18% from other races, and 7.82% from two or more races. 38.64% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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