Calaveras County CA Information


Calaveras County Subdivisions

Calaveras County CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 45,989
Population in Households 45,505
Population in Familes 37,006
Population in Group Qrtrs 484
Population Density1 45
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 19,172
Average Household Size 2.37
Family Households 13,227
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 29,101 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,480 (49.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,692 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 9,929 (34.1%)
Median Home Value $183,679
Average Home Value $238,455


Median Household Income $53,360
Average Household Income $68,564
Per Capita Income $28,689
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.21% 0.01%
Households 0.35% 0.07%
Families 0.34% 0.06%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   2.19%
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.


Calaveras County CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Calaveras County to the other 58 counties and county equivalents in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 44 26th
Population Density1 # 39 34th
Diversity Index2 # 53 10th
Median Household Income # 26 57th
Per Capita Income # 19 69th

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