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Topanga, California - Basic Facts

Topanga is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Topanga Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Los Angeles County at latitude 34.0936 and longitude -118.6015. Los Angeles County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 840 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Topanga Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 19.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

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Topanga, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Topanga 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 # 524 66th
Population Density1 # 974 36th
Diversity Index2 # 1305 14th
Median Household Income # 58 96th
Per Capita Income # 46 97th

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 8,363
Population in Households 8,361
Population in Familes 6,428
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 437
Diversity Index2 33
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,469
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 2,268
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,750 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,566 (68.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 903 (24.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 281 ( 7.5%)
Median Home Value $743,750
Average Home Value $776,463
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $130,190
Average Household Income $167,579
Per Capita Income $67,912
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.21% 0.39%
Households 0.18% 0.44%
Families 1.0% 0.48%
Median Household Income   5.11%
Per Capita Income   4.46%
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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