Cohasset, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Cohasset, California - Basic Facts

The Cohasset Census Designated Place had a population of 848 as of July 1, 2017. Cohasset 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 Cohasset is located at latitude 39.9027 and longitude -121.7448 in Butte County. The formal boundaries for the Cohasset Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 25.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Butte County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,828 feet.

The Cohasset Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2612478) 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 Cohasset Census Designated Place is located within Paradise CCD of Butte County.

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

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


Total Population 848
Daytime Population: Workers 82
Daytime Population: Residents 477
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 559
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.66
Population in Households 795
Population in Familes 655
Population in Group Qrtrs 53
Population Density2 34
Diversity Index3 32


Median Household Income $57,179
Average Household Income $73,653
Per Capita Income $31,140


Total Housing Units 408 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 294 (72.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 60 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 54 (13.2%)
Median Home Value $356,818
Average Home Value $400,085


Total Households 354
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 249
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.02% 0.14%
Households -0.04% 0.11%
Families 0.8% 0.08%
Median Household Income   1.32%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

Cohasset, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cohasset 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 # 1085 28th
Population Density # 1433 6th
Diversity Index # 1364 10th
Median Household Income # 733 52nd
Per Capita Income # 669 56th

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