Shelter Cove, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Shelter Cove, California - Basic Facts

The Shelter Cove Census Designated Place had a population of 757 as of July 1, 2016. Shelter Cove 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 Shelter Cove is located at latitude 40.039 and longitude -124.0558 in Humboldt County. The formal boundaries for the Shelter Cove Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Humboldt County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 138 feet.

The Shelter Cove Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2611448) 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 Shelter Cove Census Designated Place is located within Garberville CCD of Humboldt County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Shelter Cove 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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Shelter Cove, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 757
Population in Households 752
Population in Familes 469
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 130
Diversity Index2 30
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 377
Average Household Size 1.99
Family Households 185
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 641 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 277 (43.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 100 (15.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 264 (41.2%)
Median Home Value $358,333
Average Home Value $435,432
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,002
Average Household Income $55,812
Per Capita Income $27,104
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.42% 0.91%
Households 1.29% 0.83%
Families 0.35% 0.85%
Median Household Income   0.65%
Per Capita Income   1.52%
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.

Shelter Cove, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shelter Cove 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 # 1102 27th
Population Density1 # 1234 19th
Diversity Index2 # 1388 9th
Median Household Income # 1085 28th
Per Capita Income # 788 48th

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