Alderpoint, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Alderpoint, California - Basic Facts

The Alderpoint Census Designated Place had a population of 193 as of July 1, 2015. Alderpoint 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 Alderpoint is located at latitude 40.1613 and longitude -123.6157 in Humboldt County. The formal boundaries for the Alderpoint Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.43 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Humboldt County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 472 feet.

The Alderpoint Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2611374) 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 Alderpoint Census Designated Place is located within Garberville CCD of Humboldt County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Alderpoint 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 Alderpoint: Alder Point, Eal, Eel.

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


Total Population 193
Population in Households 193
Population in Familes 131
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 80
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 84
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 45
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 98 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 60 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 24 (24.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (14.3%)
Median Home Value $290,625
Average Home Value $368,220


Median Household Income $41,976
Average Household Income $49,401
Per Capita Income $23,047
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.71% 0.51%
Households 0.93% 0.7%
Families -1.22% 0.44%
Median Household Income   2.84%
Per Capita Income   2.35%
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.


Alderpoint, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Alderpoint 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 # 1350 11th
Population Density1 # 1324 13th
Diversity Index2 # 1254 18th
Median Household Income # 1114 27th
Per Capita Income # 909 40th

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