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Cantua Creek, California - Basic Facts

The Cantua Creek Census Designated Place had a population of 482 as of July 1, 2017. Cantua Creek ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Cantua Creek is located at latitude 36.5 and longitude -120.3164 in Fresno County. The formal boundaries for the Cantua Creek Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fresno County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 295 feet.

The Cantua Creek Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407954) 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 Cantua Creek Census Designated Place is located within San Joaquin-Tranquillity CCD of Fresno County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cantua Creek population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cantua Creek: Cantuna.

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Cantua Creek, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 482
Daytime Population: Workers 12
Daytime Population: Residents 342
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 354
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.73
Population in Households 480
Population in Familes 447
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 127
Diversity Index3 74


Median Household Income $26,558
Average Household Income $35,918
Per Capita Income $8,780


Total Housing Units 130 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23 (17.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 93 (71.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $185,000
Average Home Value $297,619


Total Households 116
Average Household Size 4.14
Family Households 102
Average Family Size 4
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.47% 0.7%
Households 0.36% 0.68%
Families -0.27% 0.58%
Median Household Income   0.6%
Per Capita Income   1.73%

Cantua Creek, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cantua Creek to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1191 22nd
Population Density # 1239 18th
Diversity Index # 525 65th
Median Household Income # 1486 2nd
Per Capita Income # 1499 1st

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