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Maricopa, California - Basic Facts

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The City of Maricopa had a population of 1,160 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Maricopa is located at latitude 35.0582 and longitude -119.3995 in Kern County. The formal boundaries for the City of Maricopa (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kern County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 883 feet.

The City of Maricopa (GNIS ID: 2411033) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Maricopa is located within West Kern CCD of Kern County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Maricopa 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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Maricopa, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,160
Population in Households 1,160
Population in Familes 954
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 772
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 412
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 297
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 466 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 270 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 142 (30.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 54 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $75,000
Average Home Value $96,852


Median Household Income $39,426
Average Household Income $58,124
Per Capita Income $20,605
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.08% 0.36%
Households -0.08% 0.19%
Families 0.33% 0.2%
Median Household Income   -0.05%
Per Capita Income   1.66%
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.

Maricopa, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Maricopa 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 # 1016 33rd
Population Density1 # 829 45th
Diversity Index2 # 899 41st
Median Household Income # 1210 20th
Per Capita Income # 1104 27th

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