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Greenacres, California - Basic Facts

The Greenacres Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Kern County at latitude 35.3831 and longitude -119.1183. Kern County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 381 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Greenacres 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 Greenacres Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.91 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Greenacres: Green Acres.

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


Total Population 5,538
Population in Households 5,533
Population in Familes 4,714
Population in Group Qrtrs 5
Population Density1 2,779
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 1,936
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 1,432
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,073 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,300 (62.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 637 (30.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 137 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $199,834
Average Home Value $218,451


Median Household Income $62,899
Average Household Income $76,232
Per Capita Income $27,001
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.12% 0.33%
Households -0.05% 0.32%
Families -0.52% 0.25%
Median Household Income   3.07%
Per Capita Income   2.41%
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.


Greenacres, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greenacres 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 # 621 59th
Population Density1 # 488 68th
Diversity Index2 # 785 49th
Median Household Income # 484 68th
Per Capita Income # 696 54th

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