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Miranda, California - Basic Facts

The Miranda Census Designated Place had a population of 515 as of July 1, 2015. Miranda ranks in the lower 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 Miranda is located at latitude 40.2287 and longitude -123.8174 in Humboldt County. The formal boundaries for the Miranda Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Humboldt County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 348 feet.

The Miranda Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2611441) 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 Miranda Census Designated Place is located within Garberville CCD of Humboldt County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Miranda 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 Miranda: Jacobsen's Valley.

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


Total Population 515
Population in Households 512
Population in Familes 348
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 345
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 244
Average Household Size 2.1
Family Households 128
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 265 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 145 (54.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 99 (37.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $278,125
Average Home Value $345,548


Median Household Income $35,185
Average Household Income $39,001
Per Capita Income $18,984
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.18% -0.19%
Households 0.08% -0.08%
Families -1.42% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.7%
Per Capita Income   2.43%
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.


Miranda, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Miranda 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 # 1181 23rd
Population Density1 # 1031 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 1165 23rd
Median Household Income # 1315 14th
Per Capita Income # 1143 25th

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