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Demographic Profile

 Incorporated March 30, 1868 
 Size (land)  30.67 sq mi
 Population (2015)  118,837 people
 Median Age  35 years
 Median Household Income in Vallejo  $58,371
 Median Household Income in Solano County  $67,177
 Labor Force in Vallejo  61,785
 Labor Force in Solano County  223,641
 Employed Residents  55,016
 Unemployment Rate  8.5%
 Projected Jobs in Solano County  209,775
 % of Population with a High School Diploma or Higher  86.4%
 % of Population with a College Degree  23.3%
 Elevation  69 ft
 Average High Daily Temperature  71F


Vallejo is located at the northeastern edge of the San Francisco Bay Region, in rapidly growing Solano County. It is within easy commute distance of major employment centers such as San Francisco, Oakland-Berkeley, as well as Walnut Creek/Concord and the Tri-Vallejo area, and within acceptable commute range of the State Capitol of Sacramento.

Vallejo Location

Market Access

Vallejo is well-connected to the region via State Highways 29 and 37, as well as Interstate Highways 80 and 780. The San Francisco Bay Area Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA) provides a high-speed catamaran service directly between San Francisco and Vallejo for approximately 2,000 commuters/day. Solano County Transit (SolTrans) provides bus connection to nearby Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) stations and across-town services.

Educational Institutions

Vallejo is home to three (3) higher education campuses - Solano Community College, California State University - Maritime Academy and Touro University - which provide highly-skilled and educated workers. Within a 40-mile drive, are Sonoma State University; San Francisco State University; the University of California, San Francisco; the University of California, Davis; and the University of California, Berkeley. In addition, California State University - Sacramento is within a 75-minute drive and California State University - East Bay within 55-minutes.

Race and Ethnicity

Vallejo is an ethnically and racially diverse community - 25% White, 24.3% Hispanic or Latino, 23.2% Asian, 20% Black or African American and 7.5% are of mixed or other heritage.
Vallejo Race Distribution

For current customized demographic information, check out information on Vallejo's Interactive Online GIS system.