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Tecopa, California - Basic Facts

The Tecopa Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Inyo County at latitude 35.8206 and longitude -116.205. Inyo County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,339 feet.

The formal official name is the Tecopa Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Tecopa, California.

The U5 Census Class Code for Tecopa indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Tecopa Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 18.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles.

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Tecopa, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 149
Population in Households 146
Population in Familes 73
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density1 8
Diversity Index2 41


Total Households 92
Average Household Size 1.59
Family Households 31
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 160 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 33 (20.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 59 (36.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 68 (42.5%)
Median Home Value $250,000
Average Home Value $343,750


Median Household Income $35,187
Average Household Income $38,042
Per Capita Income $23,023
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.16% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.22%
Families 0.77% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.12%
Per Capita Income   2.71%
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.


Tecopa, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Tecopa to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 1396 8th
Population Density1 # 1499 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 1131 26th
Median Household Income # 1302 15th
Per Capita Income # 885 42nd

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