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Coloma, California - Basic Facts

The Coloma Census Designated Place had a population of 526 as of July 1, 2016. Coloma 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 Coloma is located at latitude 38.8026 and longitude -120.8946 in El Dorado County. The formal boundaries for the Coloma Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.36 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. El Dorado County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 764 feet.

The Coloma Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2582981) 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 Coloma Census Designated Place is located within North El Dorado CCD of El Dorado County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Coloma population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Coloma: Colluma, Culloma, Culoma.

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Coloma, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 526
Population in Households 522
Population in Familes 438
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 157
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 214
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 159
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 253 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 176 (69.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 (15.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (15.4%)
Median Home Value $450,000
Average Home Value $502,429


Median Household Income $76,692
Average Household Income $104,604
Per Capita Income $41,194
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.09% 0.11%
Households -0.15% 0.09%
Families 2.06% 0.13%
Median Household Income   1.69%
Per Capita Income   1.57%
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.

Coloma, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Coloma 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 # 1173 23rd
Population Density1 # 1191 22nd
Diversity Index2 # 1407 7th
Median Household Income # 365 76th
Per Capita Income # 308 80th

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