Situated in the East Bay region of the San Francisco Bay Area, Contra Costa County is a vibrant and diverse community that stretches from the shores of the bay to the rolling foothills of Mt. Diablo. According to census.gov, as of 7/1/19, the population of the county was estimated to be 1,153,526.
Contra Costa is generally 10-20°F warmer than Oakland and San Francisco, as it’s protected from the bay cold by a range of beautiful hills. Summers are usually warm, arid, and mostly clear; while winters tend to be cold, wet, and partly cloudy.