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La Canada Flintridge, California - Basic Facts

The City of La Cañada Flintridge had a population of 20,890 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for La Canada Flintridge is located at latitude 34.2109 and longitude -118.2001 in Los Angeles County. The formal boundaries for the City of La Cañada Flintridge (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Los Angeles County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,188 feet.

The City of La Cañada Flintridge (GNIS ID: 2411565) 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 La Cañada Flintridge is located within Pasadena CCD of Los Angeles County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with La Canada Flintridge population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for La Canada Flintridge: Flintridge, La Canada.

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La Canada Flintridge, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 20,890
Daytime Population: Workers 8,381
Daytime Population: Residents 11,394
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 19,775
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.95
Population in Households 20,863
Population in Familes 19,277
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density2 2,421
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $159,962
Average Household Income $232,273
Per Capita Income $77,933


Total Housing Units 7,227 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,170 (85.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 829 (11.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 229 ( 3.2%)
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Average Home Value $1,139,800


Total Households 6,998
Average Household Size 2.98
Family Households 5,892
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.43% 0.49%
Households 0.3% 0.41%
Families 0.29% 0.42%
Median Household Income   0.56%
Per Capita Income   1.3%

La Canada Flintridge, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares La Canada Flintridge to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 344 77th
Population Density # 545 64th
Diversity Index # 906 40th
Median Household Income # 32 98th
Per Capita Income # 53 97th

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