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San Andreas, California - Basic Facts

The San Andreas Census Designated Place had a population of 2,551 as of July 1, 2016. San Andreas ranks in the lower quartile for 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 San Andreas is located at latitude 38.1762 and longitude -120.6693 in Calaveras County. The formal boundaries for the San Andreas Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Calaveras County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,017 feet.

The San Andreas Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409247) 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 San Andreas Census Designated Place is located within San Andreas CCD of Calaveras County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with San Andreas population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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


Total Population 2,551
Population in Households 2,431
Population in Familes 1,780
Population in Group Qrtrs 120
Population Density1 305
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 1,063
Average Household Size 2.29
Family Households 619
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,504 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 594 (39.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 469 (31.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 441 (29.3%)
Median Home Value $169,017
Average Home Value $214,376


Median Household Income $41,064
Average Household Income $54,467
Per Capita Income $24,706
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.38% -0.84%
Households -1.2% -0.78%
Families -1.28% -0.79%
Median Household Income   3.93%
Per Capita Income   1.76%
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.

San Andreas, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares San Andreas 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 # 826 46th
Population Density1 # 1045 31st
Diversity Index2 # 1189 22nd
Median Household Income # 1167 23rd
Per Capita Income # 928 39th

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