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Desert View Highlands, California - Basic Facts

The Desert View Highlands Census Designated Place had a population of 2,525 as of July 1, 2016. Desert View Highlands ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Desert View Highlands is located at latitude 34.5903 and longitude -118.1535 in Los Angeles County. The formal boundaries for the Desert View Highlands Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Los Angeles County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,713 feet.

The Desert View Highlands Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408666) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Desert View Highlands Census Designated Place is located within South Antelope Valley CCD of Los Angeles County.

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


Total Population 2,525
Population in Households 2,516
Population in Familes 2,174
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density1 5,736
Diversity Index2 86


Total Households 722
Average Household Size 3.48
Family Households 551
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 784 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 467 (59.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 255 (32.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 ( 7.9%)
Median Home Value $239,931
Average Home Value $259,247


Median Household Income $58,190
Average Household Income $73,852
Per Capita Income $22,331
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.09% 1.06%
Households 1.01% 0.92%
Families 0.5% 0.93%
Median Household Income   3.12%
Per Capita Income   1.85%
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.

Desert View Highlands, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Desert View Highlands 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 # 830 45th
Population Density1 # 194 87th
Diversity Index2 # 136 91st
Median Household Income # 663 56th
Per Capita Income # 1030 32nd

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