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San Lorenzo, California - Basic Facts

San Lorenzo is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the San Lorenzo Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Alameda County at latitude 37.681 and longitude -122.1244. Alameda County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 36 feet.

The formal boundaries for the San Lorenzo Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 2.77 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for San Lorenzo: Lorenzo, Squattersville.

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San Lorenzo, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 24,128
Population in Households 24,062
Population in Familes 21,076
Population in Group Qrtrs 66
Population Density1 8,731
Diversity Index2 86


Total Households 7,570
Average Household Size 3.18
Family Households 5,899
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 7,820 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,517 (70.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,053 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 250 ( 3.2%)
Median Home Value $369,419
Average Home Value $372,213


Median Household Income $69,845
Average Household Income $79,699
Per Capita Income $25,065
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.67% 1.06%
Households 0.46% 1.02%
Families 0.43% 1.01%
Median Household Income   2.36%
Per Capita Income   2.21%
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.


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, 2014 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 # 302 80th
Population Density1 # 82 95th
Diversity Index2 # 123 92nd
Median Household Income # 391 74th
Per Capita Income # 779 49th

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