Drytown, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Drytown, California - Basic Facts

The Drytown Census Designated Place had a population of 184 as of July 1, 2016. Drytown ranks in the lower 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 Drytown is located at latitude 38.4382 and longitude -120.8565 in Amador County. The formal boundaries for the Drytown Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.69 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Amador County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 646 feet.

The Drytown Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583002) 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 Drytown Census Designated Place is located within Sutter Creek-Plymouth CCD of Amador County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Drytown: Dry Town.

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


Total Population 184
Population in Households 183
Population in Familes 148
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 50
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 80
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 54
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 89 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 58 (65.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (24.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $416,667
Average Home Value $396,875


Median Household Income $59,845
Average Household Income $71,521
Per Capita Income $30,485
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.56% 1.17%
Households 1.7% 1.22%
Families 1.24% 1.09%
Median Household Income   3.18%
Per Capita Income   2.2%
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.

Drytown, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Drytown 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 # 1351 11th
Population Density1 # 1387 9th
Diversity Index2 # 1297 15th
Median Household Income # 625 59th
Per Capita Income # 626 59th

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