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Pollock Pines, California - Basic Facts

Pollock Pines is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Pollock Pines Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in El Dorado County at latitude 38.7613 and longitude -120.5866. El Dorado County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 3,930 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Pollock Pines Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 7.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 6,699
Population in Households 6,676
Population in Familes 5,383
Population in Group Qrtrs 23
Population Density1 845
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 2,771
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 1,881
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,391 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,050 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 721 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 620 (18.3%)
Median Home Value $225,957
Average Home Value $269,320


Median Household Income $52,120
Average Household Income $66,928
Per Capita Income $27,974
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.59% -0.24%
Households -0.47% -0.14%
Families -0.43% -0.12%
Median Household Income   2.18%
Per Capita Income   2.97%
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.


Pollock Pines, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pollock Pines 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 # 579 62nd
Population Density1 # 812 47th
Diversity Index2 # 1274 16th
Median Household Income # 777 49th
Per Capita Income # 656 57th

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