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Shaver Lake, California - Basic Facts

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The Shaver Lake Census Designated Place had a population of 642 as of July 1, 2016. Shaver Lake ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Shaver Lake is located at latitude 37.0986 and longitude -119.3263 in Fresno County. The formal boundaries for the Shaver Lake Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 32.21 sq. miles and a water area of 2.28 sq. miles. Fresno County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 5,627 feet.

The Shaver Lake Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408722) 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 Shaver Lake Census Designated Place is located within Sierra CCD of Fresno County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Shaver Lake: Musick Creek, Musick Creek Heights, Shaver Lake Heights.

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


Total Population 642
Population in Households 642
Population in Familes 539
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 20
Diversity Index2 28


Total Households 293
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 213
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,139 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 228 (10.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 65 ( 3.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,846 (86.3%)
Median Home Value $519,643
Average Home Value $553,821


Median Household Income $80,678
Average Household Income $108,690
Per Capita Income $48,184
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.2% 0.49%
Households 0.05% 0.47%
Families 0.54% 0.47%
Median Household Income   1.34%
Per Capita Income   1.22%
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.

Shaver Lake, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shaver Lake 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 # 1144 25th
Population Density1 # 1467 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 1411 7th
Median Household Income # 301 80th
Per Capita Income # 201 87th

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