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Clear Creek, California - Basic Facts

The Clear Creek Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Lassen County at latitude 40.3071 and longitude -121.0554. Lassen County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,970 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Clear Creek 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 Clear Creek Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 161
Population in Households 161
Population in Familes 125
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 142
Diversity Index2 44


Total Households 70
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 45
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 162 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 45 (27.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (15.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 92 (56.8%)
Median Home Value $141,667
Average Home Value $143,182


Median Household Income $56,564
Average Household Income $64,683
Per Capita Income $28,440
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.13% -1.54%
Households -0.98% -1.17%
Families -1.51% -1.37%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
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.


Clear Creek, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Clear Creek 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 # 1380 10th
Population Density1 # 1220 20th
Diversity Index2 # 1087 29th
Median Household Income # 622 59th
Per Capita Income # 633 59th

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