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Mountain Mesa, California - Basic Facts

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The Mountain Mesa Census Designated Place had a population of 803 as of July 1, 2017. Mountain Mesa ranks in the lower 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 Mountain Mesa is located at latitude 35.6411 and longitude -118.4043 in Kern County. The formal boundaries for the Mountain Mesa Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kern County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,641 feet.

The Mountain Mesa Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408881) 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 Mountain Mesa Census Designated Place is located within Lake Isabella CCD of Kern County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mountain Mesa population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Mountain Mesa, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 803
Daytime Population: Workers 483
Daytime Population: Residents 657
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,140
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.42
Population in Households 774
Population in Familes 581
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density2 966
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $40,519
Average Household Income $53,665
Per Capita Income $24,919


Total Housing Units 375 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 229 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 87 (23.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 60 (16.0%)
Median Home Value $194,565
Average Home Value $287,227


Total Households 315
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 192
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.46% 0.76%
Households 0.49% 0.69%
Families 0.0% 0.62%
Median Household Income   0.8%
Per Capita Income   2.58%

Mountain Mesa, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mountain Mesa to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1093 28th
Population Density # 783 48th
Diversity Index # 1233 19th
Median Household Income # 1201 21st
Per Capita Income # 951 37th

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