Diablo

A prestigious micro-community that sits at the base of Mount Diablo.

Welcome to Diablo

Nestled between Danville and Blackhawk, Diablo is a prestigious micro-community that sits at the base of Mount Diablo, for which it is named. It was established in the early 1900s as a summer vacation spot for wealthy San Francisco residents who wanted to escape the fog. In 1912 Robert Noble Burgess purchased Oakwood Stock Farm and transformed it into a summer resort: the Mount Diablo Park Club. It was Burgess’s vision to create “A Community with an Ideal,” and it was not long before Diablo had become a hot-spot for upper-class tourists. In 1916, four special trains dubbed the “Millionaire Special” brought prospective buyers to what is now Diablo Country Club; local newspapers reported that more than 600 prospects came that day. The San Francisco and Oakland society pages often featured articles about the parties and dances held at the Mt. Diablo Park Club.

Burgess hired Jack Neville and William Watson, the architects of Pebble Beach and The Olympic Club to build the Diablo Country Club golf course. The course is well-suited to both walkers and electric carts, and features spectacular views of the surrounding countryside and Mt. Diablo. It has served as the host to Professional Exhibitions, the Northern California Open Championship, USGA Amateur Championship qualifiers and US Senior Open Qualifiers.

Diablo Country Club is known as a place of recreation and relaxation, with state of the art amenities, while also celebrating the Club’s rich history and heritage. The Club is in the process of renovating its entire golf course, building a three story family activities and wellness center, and refurbishing its historic Clubhouse. Although Diablo is no longer the only country club in the valley, it has a uniqueness and a history unrivaled among communities in the East Bay.

Today the Diablo community is occupied by nearly 1,000 people of all ages and exquisite homes. It is served by the San Ramon Valley Unified School District, and is also home to The Athenian School. The Athenian School is a selective college preparatory and boarding school that is ranked the #1 school in Contra Costa County, 106th on the 2020 list of the best private high schools in America, the 28th best boarding school, and 8th highest SAT score of any boarding school in the United States.


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Overview for Diablo, CA

6,382 people live in Diablo, where the median age is 57.1 and the average individual income is $107,632.79. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

6,382

Total Population

57.1 years

Median Age

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

$107,632.79

Average individual Income

Schools in Diablo, CA

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The following schools are within or nearby Diablo. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Name
Category
Grades
School rating
PRIVATE
6th - 12th
No rating available

Demographics and Employment Data for Diablo, CA

Diablo has 2,610 households, with an average household size of 2. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Diablo do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 6,382 people call Diablo home. The population density is 847.11 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.

6,382

Total Population

High

Population Density Population Density This is the number of people per square mile in a neighborhood.

57.1

Median Age

51.94 / 48.06%

Men vs Women

Population by Age Group

0-9:

0-9 Years

10-17:

10-17 Years

18-24:

18-24 Years

25-64:

25-64 Years

65-74:

65-74 Years

75+:

75+ Years

Education Level

  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree
2,610

Total Households

2

Average Household Size

$107,632.79

Average individual Income

Marital Status

Married
Single
Divorced
Separated

Commute Time

0 to 14 Minutes
15 to 29 Minutes
30 to 59 Minutes
60+ Minutes
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