Piedmont, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Piedmont, California - Basic Facts

The City of Piedmont had a population of 10,965 as of July 1, 2016. Piedmont ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Piedmont is located at latitude 37.8225 and longitude -122.23 in Alameda County. The formal boundaries for the City of Piedmont (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Alameda County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 331 feet.

The City of Piedmont (GNIS ID: 2411418) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Piedmont is located within Oakland CCD of Alameda County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Piedmont population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Piedmont, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 10,965
Population in Households 10,962
Population in Familes 9,959
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 6,451
Diversity Index2 49


Total Households 3,879
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 3,179
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,002 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,389 (84.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 490 (12.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 123 ( 3.1%)
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Average Home Value $1,128,047


Median Household Income $200,001
Average Household Income $274,684
Per Capita Income $97,159
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.43% 0.84%
Households 0.31% 0.74%
Families 0.3% 0.74%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   1.01%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Piedmont, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Piedmont to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 474 69th
Population Density1 # 166 89th
Diversity Index2 # 984 35th
Median Household Income # 2 100th
Per Capita Income # 7 100th

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