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Azusa, California - Basic Facts

The City of Azusa is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Los Angeles County at latitude 34.1385 and longitude -117.9123. Los Angeles County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 610 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Azusa, but most people and references simply refer to it as Azusa, California.

The P1 Census Class Code for Azusa indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Azusa (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.66 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 48,314
Population in Households 46,117
Population in Familes 39,262
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,197
Population Density1 5,003
Diversity Index2 80


Total Households 13,262
Average Household Size 3.48
Family Households 10,164
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 13,916 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,235 (52.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 6,027 (43.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 654 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $308,574
Average Home Value $376,057


Median Household Income $52,924
Average Household Income $65,456
Per Capita Income $18,817
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.98% 0.84%
Households 0.99% 0.9%
Families 1.35% 0.86%
Median Household Income   1.96%
Per Capita Income   2.7%
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.


Azusa, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Azusa 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 # 190 88th
Population Density1 # 231 85th
Diversity Index2 # 353 77th
Median Household Income # 734 52nd
Per Capita Income # 1113 27th

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