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Bombay Beach, California - Basic Facts

The Bombay Beach Census Designated Place had a population of 307 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Bombay Beach is located at latitude 33.355 and longitude -115.7305 in Imperial County. The formal boundaries for the Bombay Beach Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Imperial County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is -223 feet.

The Bombay Beach Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407878) 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 Bombay Beach Census Designated Place is located within East Imperial CCD of Imperial County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Bombay Beach population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Bombay Beach, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 307
Daytime Population: Workers 46
Daytime Population: Residents 241
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 287
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 307
Population in Familes 191
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 326
Diversity Index3 47


Median Household Income $19,810
Average Household Income $30,037
Per Capita Income $18,023


Total Housing Units 467 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 143 (30.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 ( 8.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 285 (61.0%)
Median Home Value $32,798
Average Home Value $81,294


Total Households 182
Average Household Size 1.69
Family Households 84
Average Family Size 2
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.55% 0.58%
Households 0.54% 0.54%
Families 2.96% 0.47%
Median Household Income   -0.86%
Per Capita Income   0.97%

Bombay Beach, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Bombay Beach to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1265 16th
Population Density # 1037 32nd
Diversity Index # 1036 31st
Median Household Income # 1505 1st
Per Capita Income # 1261 17th

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