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Cameron Park, California - Basic Facts

The Cameron Park Census Designated Place had a population of 18,670 as of July 1, 2016. Cameron Park ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Cameron Park is located at latitude 38.674 and longitude -120.9883 in El Dorado County. The formal boundaries for the Cameron Park Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.11 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles. El Dorado County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,204 feet.

The Cameron Park Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407944) 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 Cameron Park Census Designated Place is located within South El Dorado CCD of El Dorado County.

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


Total Population 18,670
Population in Households 18,641
Population in Familes 15,834
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density1 1,681
Diversity Index2 39


Total Households 7,152
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 5,320
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,814 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,928 (63.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,224 (28.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 662 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $401,709
Average Home Value $435,491


Median Household Income $80,813
Average Household Income $98,349
Per Capita Income $37,331
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.38% 0.4%
Households 0.36% 0.36%
Families 0.61% 0.4%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   1.95%
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.

Cameron Park, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cameron Park 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 # 358 76th
Population Density1 # 646 57th
Diversity Index2 # 1200 21st
Median Household Income # 300 80th
Per Capita Income # 370 76th

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