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Anchor Bay, California - Basic Facts

The Anchor Bay Census Designated Place had a population of 486 as of July 1, 2016. Anchor Bay ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Anchor Bay is located at latitude 38.8127 and longitude -123.5703 in Mendocino County. The formal boundaries for the Anchor Bay Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mendocino County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 105 feet.

The Anchor Bay Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628706) 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 Anchor Bay Census Designated Place is located within Point Arena CCD of Mendocino County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Anchor Bay 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 Anchor Bay: Anchor Bay Settlement.

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


Total Population 486
Population in Households 484
Population in Familes 355
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 138
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 244
Average Household Size 1.98
Family Households 148
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 395 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 176 (44.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 68 (17.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 151 (38.2%)
Median Home Value $462,500
Average Home Value $495,480


Median Household Income $56,979
Average Household Income $78,438
Per Capita Income $35,269
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 5.88% 1.71%
Households 5.56% 1.66%
Families 6.14% 1.7%
Median Household Income   2.69%
Per Capita Income   2.72%
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.

Anchor Bay, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Anchor Bay 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 # 1190 22nd
Population Density1 # 1223 19th
Diversity Index2 # 886 42nd
Median Household Income # 693 54th
Per Capita Income # 434 71st

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