Inyo County CA Information


Inyo County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 18,716
Population in Households 18,283
Population in Familes 14,049
Population in Group Qrtrs 433
Population Density1 2
Diversity Index2 65


Total Households 8,165
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 4,905
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,735 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,081 (52.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,084 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,570 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $239,580
Average Home Value $294,401


Median Household Income $47,031
Average Household Income $62,188
Per Capita Income $27,532
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.15% 0.12%
Households 0.23% 0.17%
Families 0.24% 0.17%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
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.


Inyo County CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Inyo County to the other 58 counties and county equivalents 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 # 52 12th
Population Density1 # 57 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 35 41st
Median Household Income # 41 31st
Per Capita Income # 29 52nd

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