Niland, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Niland, California - Basic Facts

The Niland Census Designated Place had a population of 1,052 as of July 1, 2016. Niland ranks in the upper 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 Niland is located at latitude 33.2387 and longitude -115.5144 in Imperial County. The formal boundaries for the Niland Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.4 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Imperial County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is -141 feet.

The Niland Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408926) 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 Niland Census Designated Place is located within Calipatria-Westmorland CCD of Imperial County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Niland population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Niland: Hobgood, Imperial Junction, Old Beach.

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


Total Population 1,052
Population in Households 1,050
Population in Familes 884
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 2,620
Diversity Index2 85


Total Households 379
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 268
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 509 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 181 (35.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 198 (38.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 130 (25.5%)
Median Home Value $82,759
Average Home Value $108,654


Median Household Income $18,736
Average Household Income $36,557
Per Capita Income $12,760
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.72% 0.75%
Households 0.52% 0.63%
Families 0.74% 0.66%
Median Household Income   1.76%
Per Capita Income   0.71%
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.

Niland, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Niland 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 # 1046 31st
Population Density1 # 521 66th
Diversity Index2 # 176 88th
Median Household Income # 1506 1st
Per Capita Income # 1405 7th

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