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Acalanes Ridge CDP, California - Basic Facts

The Acalanes Ridge Census Designated Place had a population of 1,203 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Acalanes Ridge CDP is located at latitude 37.9047 and longitude -122.0786 in Contra Costa County. The formal boundaries for the Acalanes Ridge Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The Acalanes Ridge Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2582926) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without 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 Acalanes Ridge Census Designated Place is located within Central Contra Costa CCD of Contra Costa County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Acalanes Ridge CDP 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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Acalanes Ridge CDP, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,203
Population in Households 1,197
Population in Familes 1,010
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 2,612
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 461
Average Household Size 2.6
Family Households 335
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 474 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 374 (78.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 87 (18.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 ( 2.7%)
Median Home Value $872,340
Average Home Value $902,890


Median Household Income $117,315
Average Household Income $177,645
Per Capita Income $68,871
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.91% 1.11%
Households 0.71% 0.98%
Families 0.19% 0.99%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
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.

Acalanes Ridge CDP, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Acalanes Ridge CDP 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 # 1002 34th
Population Density1 # 522 66th
Diversity Index2 # 1119 26th
Median Household Income # 80 95th
Per Capita Income # 69 96th

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