Coalinga, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Coalinga, California - Basic Facts

The City of Coalinga had a population of 13,028 as of July 1, 2015. Coalinga ranks in the upper 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 Coalinga is located at latitude 36.1331 and longitude -120.339 in Fresno County. The formal boundaries for the City of Coalinga (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Fresno County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 673 feet.

The City of Coalinga (GNIS ID: 2409495) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Coalinga 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 Coalinga: Coalinga Station.

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


Total Population 13,028
Population in Households 11,458
Population in Familes 9,789
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,570
Population Density1 2,129
Diversity Index2 84


Total Households 3,798
Average Household Size 3.02
Family Households 2,803
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,399 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,855 (42.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,943 (44.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 601 (13.7%)
Median Home Value $186,530
Average Home Value $218,050


Median Household Income $43,047
Average Household Income $57,259
Per Capita Income $19,141
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.51% 0.27%
Households -0.48% 0.25%
Families -0.53% 0.23%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   2.3%
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.

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Coalinga, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Coalinga 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 # 433 72nd
Population Density1 # 587 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 209 86th
Median Household Income # 1092 28th
Per Capita Income # 1131 26th

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