Shell Ridge CDP, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Shell Ridge CDP, California - Basic Facts

The Shell Ridge Census Designated Place had a population of 995 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Shell Ridge CDP is located at latitude 37.9059 and longitude -122.0344 in Contra Costa County. The formal boundaries for the Shell Ridge Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The Shell Ridge Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583136) 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 Shell Ridge Census Designated Place is located within Central Contra Costa CCD of Contra Costa County.

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


Total Population 995
Population in Households 961
Population in Familes 728
Population in Group Qrtrs 34
Population Density1 2,315
Diversity Index2 46


Total Households 366
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 213
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 373 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 230 (61.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 136 (36.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 ( 1.9%)
Median Home Value $780,172
Average Home Value $791,703


Median Household Income $108,086
Average Household Income $144,077
Per Capita Income $66,003
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.59% 0.89%
Households 0.4% 0.81%
Families -5.13% 0.83%
Median Household Income   2.97%
Per Capita Income   1.77%
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.

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

The table below compares Shell 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 # 1060 30th
Population Density1 # 560 63rd
Diversity Index2 # 1049 31st
Median Household Income # 106 93rd
Per Capita Income # 76 95th

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