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Claremont, California - Basic Facts

The City of Claremont had a population of 36,387 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Claremont is located at latitude 34.1249 and longitude -117.7139 in Los Angeles County. The formal boundaries for the City of Claremont (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.35 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Los Angeles County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,168 feet.

The City of Claremont (GNIS ID: 2409465) 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 Claremont is located within East San Gabriel Valley CCD of Los Angeles County.

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


Total Population 36,387
Population in Households 30,897
Population in Familes 25,320
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,490
Population Density1 2,726
Diversity Index2 68


Total Households 11,950
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 8,119
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 12,489 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,726 (61.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,224 (33.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 539 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $593,512
Average Home Value $626,738


Median Household Income $83,665
Average Household Income $119,662
Per Capita Income $42,363
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.66% 0.68%
Households 0.47% 0.66%
Families 0.39% 0.73%
Median Household Income   3.05%
Per Capita Income   1.67%
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.

Claremont, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Claremont 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 # 230 85th
Population Density1 # 505 67th
Diversity Index2 # 674 56th
Median Household Income # 266 83rd
Per Capita Income # 294 81st

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