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College City, California - Basic Facts

The College City Census Designated Place had a population of 264 as of July 1, 2016. College City ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for College City is located at latitude 39.0063 and longitude -122.0068 in Colusa County. The formal boundaries for the College City Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.28 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Colusa County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 72 feet.

The College City Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2582979) 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 College City Census Designated Place is located within Central Colusa CCD of Colusa County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with College City 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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College City, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 264
Population in Households 264
Population in Familes 233
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 81
Diversity Index2 77


Total Households 84
Average Household Size 3.14
Family Households 64
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 102 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 56 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 27 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 (17.6%)
Median Home Value $413,636
Average Home Value $350,446


Median Household Income $55,151
Average Household Income $64,094
Per Capita Income $22,652
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.49% -0.93%
Households -1.45% -0.97%
Families -3.31% -0.96%
Median Household Income   3.61%
Per Capita Income   2.22%
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.

College City, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares College City 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 # 1297 15th
Population Density1 # 1314 13th
Diversity Index2 # 448 71st
Median Household Income # 754 50th
Per Capita Income # 1012 33rd

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