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Antioch is a city in Contra Costa County, in the San Francisco-Oakland metro area.
The community was named after biblical city.
The latitude of Antioch is 38.005N. The longitude is -121.804W.It is in the Pacific Standard time zone. Elevation is 43 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 101,124.
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12% of Antioch residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Antioch ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Antioch was $22,152, compared with $21,587 nationally.
18% of Antioch residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Dates often change. Check with local tourism officials to be sure.
Median rent in Antioch, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $707. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,572.
Libraries in Antioch include Antioch Library ... View libraries
Contra Costa County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Antioch political report.
The average commute time for Antioch workers is 42 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 16 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Antioch between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.8 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
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