Corcoran, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Corcoran, California - Basic Facts

The City of Corcoran had a population of 22,401 as of July 1, 2016. Corcoran 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 Corcoran is located at latitude 36.0847 and longitude -119.5611 in Kings County. The formal boundaries for the City of Corcoran (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kings County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 207 feet.

The City of Corcoran (GNIS ID: 2410227) 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 Corcoran is located within Corcoran CCD of Kings County.

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


Total Population 22,401
Population in Households 12,739
Population in Familes 11,259
Population in Group Qrtrs 9,662
Population Density1 2,985
Diversity Index2 92


Total Households 3,656
Average Household Size 3.48
Family Households 2,941
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 4,057 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,893 (46.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,763 (43.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 401 ( 9.9%)
Median Home Value $134,698
Average Home Value $168,420


Median Household Income $35,024
Average Household Income $45,737
Per Capita Income $8,753
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -1.62% 0.23%
Households 0.27% 0.46%
Families 0.26% 0.44%
Median Household Income   -0.11%
Per Capita Income   0.8%
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.

Corcoran, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Corcoran 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 # 325 79th
Population Density1 # 452 70th
Diversity Index2 # 8 100th
Median Household Income # 1341 12th
Per Capita Income # 1490 2nd

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