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The Mesa Vista Census Designated Place had a population of 175 as of July 1, 2016. Mesa Vista ranks in the lower 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 Mesa Vista is located at latitude 38.8103 and longitude -119.8033 in Alpine County. The formal boundaries for the Mesa Vista Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Alpine County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 5,485 feet.

The Mesa Vista Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408820) 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.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Mesa Vista Census Designated Place is located within Markleeville CCD of Alpine County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mesa Vista 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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Mesa Vista, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 175
Population in Households 168
Population in Familes 135
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 36
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 73
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 49
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 110 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 55 (50.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 18 (16.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 (33.6%)
Median Home Value $413,333
Average Home Value $393,981


Median Household Income $56,402
Average Household Income $77,661
Per Capita Income $29,727
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -2.11% -1.41%
Households -2.03% -1.41%
Families -3.7% -1.26%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   2.15%
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.

Mesa Vista, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mesa Vista 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 # 1359 10th
Population Density1 # 1426 6th
Diversity Index2 # 729 52nd
Median Household Income # 702 54th
Per Capita Income # 660 57th

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