Laton, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Laton, California - Basic Facts

The Laton Census Designated Place had a population of 1,769 as of July 1, 2016. Laton 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 Laton is located at latitude 36.4338 and longitude -119.6916 in Fresno County. The formal boundaries for the Laton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fresno County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 259 feet.

The Laton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408585) 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 Laton Census Designated Place is located within Laton CCD of Fresno County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Laton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Laton, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,769
Population in Households 1,769
Population in Familes 1,613
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 913
Diversity Index2 81


Total Households 456
Average Household Size 3.88
Family Households 388
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 495 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 251 (50.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 204 (41.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $159,167
Average Home Value $201,378


Median Household Income $48,668
Average Household Income $60,255
Per Capita Income $15,433
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.49% -0.08%
Households -0.62% -0.18%
Families -0.61% -0.21%
Median Household Income   0.32%
Per Capita Income   0.78%
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.

Laton, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Laton to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 905 40th
Population Density1 # 795 48th
Diversity Index2 # 347 77th
Median Household Income # 954 37th
Per Capita Income # 1336 12th

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