San Lorenzo, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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San Lorenzo, California - Basic Facts

The San Lorenzo Census Designated Place had a population of 24,220 as of July 1, 2015. San Lorenzo ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for San Lorenzo is located at latitude 37.6744 and longitude -122.1351 in Alameda County. The formal boundaries for the San Lorenzo Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Alameda County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 36 feet.

The San Lorenzo Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409260) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with San Lorenzo population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for San Lorenzo: Lorenzo, Squattersville.

San Lorenzo Census Designated Place, CA Boundary Map

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San Lorenzo, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 24,220
Population in Households 24,154
Population in Familes 21,185
Population in Group Qrtrs 66
Population Density1 8,765
Diversity Index2 86
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,590
Average Household Size 3.18
Family Households 5,926
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 7,853 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,517 (70.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,073 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 263 ( 3.3%)
Median Home Value $429,779
Average Home Value $421,397
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $69,932
Average Household Income $83,111
Per Capita Income $26,105
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.62% 0.95%
Households 0.42% 0.91%
Families 0.44% 0.93%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   2.5%
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.

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San Lorenzo, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares San Lorenzo to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 305 80th
Population Density1 # 83 95th
Diversity Index2 # 130 91st
Median Household Income # 415 73rd
Per Capita Income # 769 50th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.