Kirkwood, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Kirkwood Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Kirkwood Content

Also See: Kirkwood, CA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Kirkwood, California - Basic Facts

Real Estate Resources

The Kirkwood Census Designated Place had a population of 149 as of July 1, 2016. Kirkwood 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 Kirkwood is located at latitude 38.6893 and longitude -120.055 in Alpine County. The formal boundaries for the Kirkwood Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0.98 sq. miles. Alpine County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 7,687 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Kirkwood Census Designated Place are located in Alpine County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into El Dorado County, and Amador County.

The Kirkwood Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408489) 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 Kirkwood Census Designated Place is located within Markleeville CCD of Alpine County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Kirkwood 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 Kirkwood: Kirk, Kirkwood's.

Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.


Kirkwood Census Designated Place, CA Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | CA Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Markleeville CCD | Alpine County | California Counties

Search the map for:

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


Total Population 149
Population in Households 145
Population in Familes 116
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 34
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 69
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 46
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 809 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 53 ( 6.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 ( 2.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 740 (91.5%)
Median Home Value $266,667
Average Home Value $319,231


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $63,233
Per Capita Income $27,288
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.93% -0.54%
Households -0.68% -0.29%
Families 7.66% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.03%
Per Capita Income   1.75%
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.

Kirkwood, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Kirkwood 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 # 1390 9th
Population Density1 # 1431 6th
Diversity Index2 # 872 43rd
Median Household Income # 924 39th
Per Capita Income # 780 49th

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

California Research Tools

California Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare California Census Data
Highest or Lowest: