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Georgetown, California - Basic Facts

The Georgetown Census Designated Place had a population of 2,581 as of July 1, 2015. Georgetown 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 Georgetown is located at latitude 38.9114 and longitude -120.8346 in El Dorado County. The formal boundaries for the Georgetown Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 15.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. El Dorado County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,654 feet.

The Georgetown Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408289) 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 Georgetown Census Designated Place is located within North El Dorado CCD of El Dorado County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Georgetown 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 Georgetown: Growlersburg.

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


Total Population 2,581
Population in Households 2,482
Population in Familes 2,022
Population in Group Qrtrs 99
Population Density1 171
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 1,007
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 708
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,179 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 789 (66.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 218 (18.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 172 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $278,831
Average Home Value $311,023


Median Household Income $54,487
Average Household Income $63,161
Per Capita Income $25,806
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.66% 1.42%
Households 1.88% 1.54%
Families 1.61% 1.61%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   2.46%
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.


Georgetown, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Georgetown 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 # 824 46th
Population Density1 # 1170 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 1331 13th
Median Household Income # 747 51st
Per Capita Income # 783 49th

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