Volcano, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Volcano, California - Basic Facts

The Volcano Census Designated Place had a population of 119 as of July 1, 2015. 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.

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, 2015.

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

Volcano Census Designated Place, CA Boundary Map

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Volcano, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 119
Population in Households 119
Population in Familes 97
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 79
Diversity Index2 28
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 58
Average Household Size 2.05
Family Households 40
Average Family Size 2

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 75 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 47 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (22.7%)
Median Home Value $244,444
Average Home Value $282,813
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,145
Average Household Income $70,481
Per Capita Income $30,050
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.65% 1.15%
Households 1.02% 1.34%
Families 3.73% 1.46%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   2.41%
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.

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Volcano, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Volcano to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 1325 13th
Diversity Index2 # 1410 7th
Median Household Income # 686 55th
Per Capita Income # 592 61st

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