Mariposa County CA Information

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Mariposa County CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mariposa County to the other 58 counties and county equivalents 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 # 53 10th
Population Density1 # 49 17th
Diversity Index2 # 54 9th
Median Household Income # 34 43rd
Per Capita Income # 29 52nd

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

POPULATION

Total Population 18,341
Population in Households 17,605
Population in Familes 13,772
Population in Group Qrtrs 736
Population Density1 13
Diversity Index2 38
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 7,787
Average Household Size 2.26
Family Households 5,007
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 10,358 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,185 (50.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,602 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,571 (24.8%)
Median Home Value $162,273
Average Home Value $188,761
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $47,757
Average Household Income $58,266
Per Capita Income $25,142
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.12% -0.19%
Households 0.29% -0.08%
Families 0.28% -0.08%
Median Household Income   1.62%
Per Capita Income   2.22%
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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