May 5, 2007

San Leandro's Population Almost 81,500

According to a press release issued on May 1, 2007, by the Demographic Research Unit of the California Department of Finance, San Leandro's population was 81,466 as of January 1, 2007. This is a 0.5% increase from San Leandro's population of 81,071 as of January 1, 2006.

Alameda County's overall growth rate was 1.1% (1,526,148) while California's was 1.3% (37,662,518). The fastest growing city in Alameda County was Emeryville with a 7.3% growth rate and the slowest growing cities were Albany, Newark, Piedmont, and San Leandro at 0.5%.

Click here for the complete spreadsheet of preliminary 2007 data and revised 2006 data.

Posted by Mike Katz-Lacabe at May 5, 2007 7:12 AM | TrackBack

I am curious to know the percentage of democrats and republicans, of elected persons currently in local San Leandro Govt. only, for offices which have declared a party affiliation please.
- Christine
Member, BNA

Posted by: Christine Gibney at May 11, 2007 10:22 AM

All local elected government positions in San Leandro (city and school district) are non-partisan. The county supervisor (District 3) position held by Alice Lai-Bitker is also non-partisan.

State senator (10th District) Ellen Corbett represents San Leandro and is a Democrat. She's also a former member of the San Leandro City Council and a former San Leandro Mayor. State assemblymember (18th District) Mary Hayashi is a Democrat. Our congressional representative (13th District) is Pete Stark, who is a Democrat.

Posted by: Mike Katz-Lacabe at May 11, 2007 11:03 PM

While city council positions are non-partisan in theory--you might notice that all city council candidates are Democrats, receive money from the Democrat party, and usually tout the Democrat party endorsement in their campaign materials. This might help explain why town leadership often takes a liberal vantage point on issues and focuses on more federal-level Democrat issues such as immigrants rights, anti-war rallies, and environmental concerns instead of combating local problems facing the town.

Posted by: Frank Lynn at May 15, 2007 6:35 AM
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