Cobb, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Cobb, California - Basic Facts

The Cobb Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Lake County at latitude 38.8353 and longitude -122.7224. Lake County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,631 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Cobb 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 Cobb Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Cobb Census Designated Place, CA Boundary Map


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


Total Population 1,743
Population in Households 1,742
Population in Familes 1,367
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 350
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 774
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 502
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,064 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 590 (55.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 184 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 290 (27.3%)
Median Home Value $243,103
Average Home Value $319,449


Median Household Income $59,120
Average Household Income $68,747
Per Capita Income $30,771
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.47% -0.42%
Households -0.45% -0.42%
Families -1.09% -0.36%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   1.92%
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.


Cobb, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cobb 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 # 918 40th
Population Density1 # 1025 33rd
Diversity Index2 # 1390 9th
Median Household Income # 552 64th
Per Capita Income # 508 67th

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