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Buck Meadows, California - Basic Facts

The Buck Meadows Census Designated Place had a population of 33 as of July 1, 2017. Buck Meadows ranks in the lower 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 Buck Meadows is located at latitude 37.8126 and longitude -120.0653 in Mariposa County. The formal boundaries for the Buck Meadows Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mariposa County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 3,015 feet.

The Buck Meadows Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2582952) 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 Buck Meadows Census Designated Place is located within Coulterville CCD of Mariposa County.

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

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Buck Meadows, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 33
Population in Households 33
Population in Familes 26
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 19
Diversity Index2 36


Total Households 16
Average Household Size 2.06
Family Households 10
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 39 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 11 (28.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 5 (12.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (59.0%)
Median Home Value $162,500
Average Home Value $168,182


Median Household Income $35,000
Average Household Income $51,436
Per Capita Income $23,301
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.87% 0.0%
Households 0.89% 0.0%
Families 5.04% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.3%
Per Capita Income   2.95%
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.

Buck Meadows, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Buck Meadows 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 # 1482 2nd
Population Density1 # 1468 3rd
Diversity Index2 # 1292 15th
Median Household Income # 1355 11th
Per Capita Income # 1028 32nd

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