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Miranda, California - Basic Facts

The Miranda Census Designated Place is a populated place located in Humboldt County at latitude 40.2287 and longitude -123.8174. Humboldt County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 348 feet.

The formal official name is the Miranda Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Miranda, California.

The Census Class Code for Miranda indicates a . The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Miranda: Jacobsen's Valley.

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


Total Population 517
Population in Households 514
Population in Familes 348
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 347
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 244
Average Household Size 2.11
Family Households 128
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 265 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 147 (55.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 98 (37.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 21 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $215,000
Average Home Value $276,712


Median Household Income $33,314
Average Household Income $38,015
Per Capita Income $18,662
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.14% 0.0%
Households 0.1% 0.08%
Families -1.75% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   2.03%
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, 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 # 1181 23rd
Population Density1 # 1028 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 1158 24th
Median Household Income # 1353 11th
Per Capita Income # 1127 26th

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