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Gasquet, California - Basic Facts

The Gasquet Census Designated Place had a population of 641 as of July 1, 2015. Gasquet ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Gasquet is located at latitude 41.8361 and longitude -123.976 in Del Norte County. The formal boundaries for the Gasquet Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. Del Norte County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 384 feet.

The Gasquet Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2611434) 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 Gasquet Census Designated Place is located within Smith River-Gasquet CCD of Del Norte County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Gasquet population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Gasquet: Guasquet.

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Gasquet, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 641
Population in Households 616
Population in Familes 460
Population in Group Qrtrs 25
Population Density1 135
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 313
Average Household Size 1.97
Family Households 189
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 384 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 225 (58.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 88 (22.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 71 (18.5%)
Median Home Value $160,484
Average Home Value $198,444


Median Household Income $40,288
Average Household Income $55,521
Per Capita Income $26,008
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.58% -0.47%
Households -0.36% -0.39%
Families -0.1% -0.43%
Median Household Income   4.32%
Per Capita Income   2.77%
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.


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, 2015 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 # 1148 25th
Population Density1 # 1232 19th
Diversity Index2 # 1166 23rd
Median Household Income # 1167 23rd
Per Capita Income # 774 49th

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