Catheys Valley, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Catheys Valley, California - Basic Facts

The Catheys Valley Census Designated Place had a population of 768 as of July 1, 2017. Catheys Valley 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 Catheys Valley is located at latitude 37.4562 and longitude -120.0917 in Mariposa County. The formal boundaries for the Catheys Valley Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 23.42 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Mariposa County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,325 feet.

The Catheys Valley Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2582968) 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 Catheys Valley Census Designated Place is located within Mariposa CCD of Mariposa County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Catheys Valley 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 Catheys Valley: Cathay, Cathey's Valley.

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Catheys Valley, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 768
Daytime Population: Workers 113
Daytime Population: Residents 459
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 572
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.74
Population in Households 768
Population in Familes 650
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 33
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $38,772
Average Household Income $53,085
Per Capita Income $21,485


Total Housing Units 383 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 207 (54.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 86 (22.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 89 (23.2%)
Median Home Value $358,000
Average Home Value $379,187


Total Households 294
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 215
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 -0.98% -0.9%
Households -0.99% -0.97%
Families -1.9% -1.04%
Median Household Income   1.42%
Per Capita Income   2.65%

Catheys Valley, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Catheys Valley 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 # 1098 28th
Population Density # 1435 5th
Diversity Index # 1240 18th
Median Household Income # 1247 18th
Per Capita Income # 1101 27th

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