Cold Springs, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Cold Springs, California - Basic Facts

The Cold Springs Census Designated Place had a population of 449 as of July 1, 2016. Cold Springs 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 Cold Springs is located at latitude 38.7468 and longitude -120.8761 in El Dorado County. The formal boundaries for the Cold Springs Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. El Dorado County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,204 feet.

The Cold Springs Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628720) 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 Cold Springs Census Designated Place is located within North El Dorado CCD of El Dorado County.

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


Total Population 449
Population in Households 449
Population in Familes 396
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 594
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 198
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 154
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 212 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 167 (78.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 (14.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $495,455
Average Home Value $532,186


Median Household Income $79,216
Average Household Income $107,770
Per Capita Income $43,859
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.11% 0.31%
Households 0.16% 0.4%
Families 2.62% 0.26%
Median Household Income   1.77%
Per Capita Income   1.68%
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.

Cold Springs, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cold Springs 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 # 1203 21st
Population Density1 # 900 41st
Diversity Index2 # 1371 10th
Median Household Income # 320 79th
Per Capita Income # 270 82nd

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