Vallecito, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Vallecito, California - Basic Facts

The Vallecito Census Designated Place had a population of 472 as of July 1, 2015. Vallecito 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 Vallecito is located at latitude 38.0784 and longitude -120.4434 in Calaveras County. The formal boundaries for the Vallecito Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Calaveras County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,762 feet.

The Vallecito Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409394) 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 Vallecito Census Designated Place is located within Angels City CCD of Calaveras County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Vallecito 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 Vallecito: Murphy's Old Diggings, Valacito, Vallicita, Vallicito.

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


Total Population 472
Population in Households 454
Population in Familes 373
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density1 55
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 208
Average Household Size 2.18
Family Households 146
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 240 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 154 (64.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 55 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 32 (13.3%)
Median Home Value $233,929
Average Home Value $313,072


Median Household Income $56,985
Average Household Income $73,164
Per Capita Income $30,401
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.26% 0.29%
Households 1.44% 0.48%
Families 2.39% 0.41%
Median Household Income   2.18%
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.


Vallecito, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vallecito 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 # 1197 21st
Population Density1 # 1372 10th
Diversity Index2 # 1220 20th
Median Household Income # 651 57th
Per Capita Income # 577 62nd

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