Mettler, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Mettler, California - Basic Facts

The Mettler Census Designated Place had a population of 136 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Mettler is located at latitude 35.0636 and longitude -118.973 in Kern County. The formal boundaries for the Mettler Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kern County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 541 feet.

The Mettler Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408825) 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 Mettler Census Designated Place is located within West Kern CCD of Kern County.

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


Total Population 136
Population in Households 20
Population in Familes 18
Population in Group Qrtrs 116
Population Density1 585
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 31
Average Household Size 1.0
Family Households 23
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 36 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10 (27.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (61.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 5 (13.9%)
Median Home Value $100,000
Average Home Value $177,500


Median Household Income $45,161
Average Household Income $66,786
Per Capita Income $23,804
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.15%
Households 0.0% 0.64%
Families -2.53% 0.85%
Median Household Income   0.25%
Per Capita Income   0.04%
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.

Mettler, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mettler 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 # 1399 8th
Population Density1 # 905 40th
Diversity Index2 # 756 50th
Median Household Income # 1058 30th
Per Capita Income # 959 37th

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