Big Creek, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Big Creek, California - Basic Facts

The Big Creek Census Designated Place had a population of 177 as of July 1, 2015. Big Creek 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 Big Creek is located at latitude 37.2036 and longitude -119.2485 in Fresno County. The formal boundaries for the Big Creek Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.46 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fresno County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,984 feet.

The Big Creek Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628711) 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 Big Creek Census Designated Place is located within Sierra CCD of Fresno County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Big Creek population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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


Total Population 177
Population in Households 177
Population in Familes 157
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 385
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 64
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 50
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 119 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19 (16.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 45 (37.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 (46.2%)
Median Home Value $300,000
Average Home Value $392,045


Median Household Income $96,480
Average Household Income $90,946
Per Capita Income $31,171
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.22% 0.56%
Households 0.3% 0.62%
Families 1.19% 0.79%
Median Household Income   0.36%
Per Capita Income   0.66%
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.


Big Creek, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Big Creek 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 # 1364 11th
Population Density1 # 1003 34th
Diversity Index2 # 1160 24th
Median Household Income # 167 89th
Per Capita Income # 537 65th

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