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Bombay Beach, California - Basic Facts

The Bombay Beach Census Designated Place had a population of 308 as of July 1, 2016.

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, 2016.

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Bombay Beach, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 308
Population in Households 308
Population in Familes 193
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 327
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 181
Average Household Size 1.7
Family Households 83
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 467 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 143 (30.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 38 ( 8.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 286 (61.2%)
Median Home Value $32,798
Average Home Value $81,294


Median Household Income $19,025
Average Household Income $28,953
Per Capita Income $17,220
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.69% 0.77%
Households 0.54% 0.55%
Families 3.24% 0.71%
Median Household Income   -1.37%
Per Capita Income   -0.17%
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.

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, 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 # 1267 16th
Population Density1 # 1036 32nd
Diversity Index2 # 1040 31st
Median Household Income # 1505 1st
Per Capita Income # 1267 16th

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