Pacheco, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Pacheco, California - Basic Facts

The Pacheco Census Designated Place had a population of 3,740 as of July 1, 2016. Pacheco ranks in the upper 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 Pacheco is located at latitude 37.9878 and longitude -122.0699 in Contra Costa County. The formal boundaries for the Pacheco Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Contra Costa County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 75 feet.

The Pacheco Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409012) 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 Pacheco Census Designated Place is located within Central Contra Costa CCD of Contra Costa County.

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


Total Population 3,740
Population in Households 3,665
Population in Familes 2,711
Population in Group Qrtrs 75
Population Density1 5,047
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 1,552
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 897
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,658 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,207 (72.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 345 (20.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 106 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $189,063
Average Home Value $253,210


Median Household Income $56,212
Average Household Income $70,913
Per Capita Income $31,396
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.24% 0.57%
Households -0.06% 0.4%
Families -0.71% 0.44%
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.

Pacheco, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pacheco 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 # 712 53rd
Population Density1 # 233 85th
Diversity Index2 # 772 49th
Median Household Income # 708 53rd
Per Capita Income # 587 61st

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