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Ahwahnee, California - Basic Facts

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The Ahwahnee Census Designated Place had a population of 2,359 as of July 1, 2016. Ahwahnee ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Ahwahnee is located at latitude 37.3652 and longitude -119.7193 in Madera County. The formal boundaries for the Ahwahnee Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Madera County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,326 feet.

The Ahwahnee Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628702) 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 Ahwahnee Census Designated Place is located within Oakhurst-North Fork CCD of Madera County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ahwahnee population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ahwahnee: Awahnee.

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Ahwahnee, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,359
Population in Households 2,358
Population in Familes 1,974
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 235
Diversity Index2 35


Total Households 942
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 699
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,082 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 712 (65.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 230 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 140 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $311,905
Average Home Value $429,628


Median Household Income $55,355
Average Household Income $77,432
Per Capita Income $31,592
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.79% 0.82%
Households 0.77% 0.81%
Families 0.58% 0.79%
Median Household Income   0.65%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
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.

Ahwahnee, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ahwahnee 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 # 851 44th
Population Density1 # 1099 28th
Diversity Index2 # 1298 14th
Median Household Income # 749 51st
Per Capita Income # 576 62nd

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