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Gasquet, California - Basic Facts

Gasquet is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Gasquet Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Del Norte County at latitude 41.8454 and longitude -123.9695. Del Norte County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 384 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Gasquet Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 4.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gasquet: Guasquet.

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Gasquet, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 650
Population in Households 624
Population in Familes 465
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density1 137
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 316
Average Household Size 1.97
Family Households 190
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 384 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 229 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 87 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 68 (17.7%)
Median Home Value $141,129
Average Home Value $204,913


Median Household Income $36,902
Average Household Income $46,724
Per Capita Income $21,852
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.39% -0.43%
Households -0.22% -0.25%
Families 0.0% -0.21%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   2.41%
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.


Gasquet, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Gasquet to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 1145 25th
Population Density1 # 1232 19th
Diversity Index2 # 1201 21st
Median Household Income # 1241 19th
Per Capita Income # 952 38th

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