Caspar, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Caspar, California - Basic Facts

The Caspar Census Designated Place had a population of 525 as of July 1, 2016. Caspar 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 Caspar is located at latitude 39.3631 and longitude -123.8042 in Mendocino County. The formal boundaries for the Caspar Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mendocino County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 82 feet.

The Caspar Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628717) 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 Caspar Census Designated Place is located within Mendocino CCD of Mendocino County.

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

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


Total Population 525
Population in Households 525
Population in Familes 370
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 176
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 260
Average Household Size 2.02
Family Households 151
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 352 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 180 (51.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 80 (22.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 92 (26.1%)
Median Home Value $448,148
Average Home Value $532,639


Median Household Income $54,699
Average Household Income $76,273
Per Capita Income $35,835
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.5% 0.53%
Households 0.5% 0.53%
Families 2.3% 0.52%
Median Household Income   2.64%
Per Capita Income   2.31%
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.

Caspar, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Caspar 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 # 1174 23rd
Population Density1 # 1159 24th
Diversity Index2 # 1348 11th
Median Household Income # 761 50th
Per Capita Income # 420 72nd

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