Ford City, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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The Ford City Census Designated Place had a population of 4,368 as of July 1, 2016. Ford City 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 Ford City is located at latitude 35.1647 and longitude -119.4584 in Kern County. The formal boundaries for the Ford City Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kern County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 892 feet.

The Ford City Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408226) 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 Ford City Census Designated Place is located within West Kern CCD of Kern County.

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

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


Total Population 4,368
Population in Households 4,368
Population in Familes 3,617
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,846
Diversity Index2 82


Total Households 1,239
Average Household Size 3.53
Family Households 923
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 1,430 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 573 (40.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 666 (46.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 191 (13.4%)
Median Home Value $99,877
Average Home Value $144,590


Median Household Income $36,267
Average Household Income $43,836
Per Capita Income $12,452
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.33% 0.37%
Households -0.27% 0.1%
Families -0.36% 0.04%
Median Household Income   -0.83%
Per Capita Income   -0.39%
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.

Ford City, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ford City 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 # 677 55th
Population Density1 # 480 68th
Diversity Index2 # 284 81st
Median Household Income # 1302 14th
Per Capita Income # 1412 7th

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