Herlong, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Herlong, California - Basic Facts

The Herlong Census Designated Place had a population of 256 as of July 1, 2015. Herlong ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Herlong is located at latitude 40.1419 and longitude -120.1398 in Lassen County. The formal boundaries for the Herlong Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Lassen County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,114 feet.

The Herlong Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583035) has a M2 Census Class Code which indicates a military or other defense installation entirely within a census designated place. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Herlong population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Herlong, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 256
Population in Households 43
Population in Familes 31
Population in Group Qrtrs 213
Population Density1 157
Diversity Index2 85


Total Households 115
Average Household Size 1.0
Family Households 66
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 140 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 0
Renter Occupied HU 115 (82.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 (17.9%)
Median Home Value $0
Average Home Value $0


Median Household Income $36,316
Average Household Income $48,465
Per Capita Income $9,117
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -2.85% -0.08%
Households -0.16% -0.17%
Families 0.0% 0.0%
Median Household Income   4.27%
Per Capita Income   1.12%
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.

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Herlong, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Herlong to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 1305 14th
Population Density1 # 1198 21st
Diversity Index2 # 161 89th
Median Household Income # 1277 16th
Per Capita Income # 1498 2nd

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