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Coalinga, California - Basic Facts

Coalinga is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Coalinga.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Fresno County at latitude 36.1397 and longitude -120.3602. Fresno County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 673 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Coalinga (see map) encompass a land area of 6.68 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Coalinga: Coalinga Station.

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


Total Population 13,323
Population in Households 11,805
Population in Familes 10,074
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,518
Population Density1 2,177
Diversity Index2 84


Total Households 3,910
Average Household Size 3.02
Family Households 2,877
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 4,427 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,919 (43.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,990 (45.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 517 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $161,744
Average Home Value $195,347


Median Household Income $43,444
Average Household Income $55,752
Per Capita Income $18,667
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.1% 0.61%
Households 0.08% 0.64%
Families -0.04% 0.62%
Median Household Income   2.09%
Per Capita Income   2.74%
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.


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, 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 # 425 72nd
Population Density1 # 581 62nd
Diversity Index2 # 208 86th
Median Household Income # 1036 32nd
Per Capita Income # 1124 26th

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