Shoshone, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Shoshone, California - Basic Facts

The Shoshone Census Designated Place had a population of 30 as of July 1, 2017. Shoshone ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Shoshone is located at latitude 35.9672 and longitude -116.3088 in Inyo County. The formal boundaries for the Shoshone Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 28.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Inyo County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,585 feet.

The Shoshone Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408733) 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 Shoshone Census Designated Place is located within Death Valley CCD of Inyo County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Shoshone 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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Shoshone, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 30
Daytime Population: Workers 91
Daytime Population: Residents 12
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 103
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 3.43
Population in Households 29
Population in Familes 15
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density2 1
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $30,290
Average Household Income $44,318
Per Capita Income $27,378


Total Housing Units 31 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6 (19.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 11 (35.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 (45.2%)
Median Home Value $200,000
Average Home Value $195,833


Total Households 17
Average Household Size 1.71
Family Households 6
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 -0.45% -0.68%
Households 0.0% -1.21%
Families 0.0% -3.58%
Median Household Income   4.41%
Per Capita Income   1.92%

Shoshone, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Shoshone 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 # 1485 2nd
Population Density # 1506 1st
Diversity Index # 1229 19th
Median Household Income # 1443 5th
Per Capita Income # 841 45th

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