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Volcano, California - Basic Facts

The Volcano Census Designated Place had a population of 112 as of July 1, 2017. Volcano 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 Volcano is located at latitude 38.4456 and longitude -120.6305 in Amador County. The formal boundaries for the Volcano Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Amador County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,070 feet.

The Volcano Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583178) 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 Volcano Census Designated Place is located within Sutter Creek-Plymouth CCD of Amador County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Volcano population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Volcano: Soldier's Gulch, The Volcano.

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Volcano, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 112
Population in Households 111
Population in Familes 91
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 75
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 54
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 37
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 71 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 44 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (14.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (23.9%)
Median Home Value $325,000
Average Home Value $354,070


Median Household Income $63,064
Average Household Income $80,417
Per Capita Income $33,521
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.36% 0.0%
Households -0.25% 0.0%
Families 1.59% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.37%
Per Capita Income   2.24%
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.

Volcano, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Volcano to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1417 7th
Population Density1 # 1327 13th
Diversity Index2 # 1384 9th
Median Household Income # 591 61st
Per Capita Income # 569 63rd

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