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The Big Pine Census Designated Place had a population of 1,840 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Big Pine is located at latitude 37.1655 and longitude -118.2963 in Inyo County. The formal boundaries for the Big Pine Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Inyo County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 3,989 feet.

The Big Pine Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407843) 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 Big Pine Census Designated Place is located within Independence CCD of Inyo County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Big Pine: Bigpine.

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Big Pine, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 1,840
Daytime Population: Workers 185
Daytime Population: Residents 968
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,153
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.63
Population in Households 1,839
Population in Familes 1,442
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 623
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $51,511
Average Household Income $63,215
Per Capita Income $27,823


Total Housing Units 918 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 610 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 201 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 107 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $230,871
Average Home Value $239,327


Total Households 811
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 525
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.65% 0.08%
Households 0.83% 0.15%
Families 0.76% 0.11%
Median Household Income   0.45%
Per Capita Income   1.7%

Big Pine, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Big Pine 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 # 901 41st
Population Density # 885 42nd
Diversity Index # 839 45th
Median Household Income # 900 41st
Per Capita Income # 814 46th

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