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Georgetown, California - Basic Facts

The Georgetown Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in El Dorado County at latitude 38.9114 and longitude -120.8346. El Dorado County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,654 feet.

The formal official name is the Georgetown Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Georgetown, California.

The U5 Census Class Code for Georgetown indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Georgetown: Growlersburg.

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Georgetown, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,560
Population in Households 2,460
Population in Familes 2,000
Population in Group Qrtrs 100
Population Density1 169
Diversity Index2 33


Total Households 996
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 698
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,154 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 781 (67.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 215 (18.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 158 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $249,081
Average Home Value $283,858


Median Household Income $53,924
Average Household Income $62,389
Per Capita Income $25,473
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.86% 1.44%
Households 2.07% 1.59%
Families 1.65% 1.58%
Median Household Income   1.23%
Per Capita Income   2.12%
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, 2014 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 # 827 46th
Population Density1 # 1168 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 1315 14th
Median Household Income # 706 54th
Per Capita Income # 761 50th

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