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Comptche, California - Basic Facts

The Comptche Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Mendocino County at latitude 39.2651 and longitude -123.5897. Mendocino County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 187 feet.

The formal official name is the Comptche Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Comptche, California.

The U5 Census Class Code for Comptche indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Comptche Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.15 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 158
Population in Households 156
Population in Familes 113
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 137
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 67
Average Household Size 2.33
Family Households 40
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 84 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 43 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 25 (29.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (20.2%)
Median Home Value $287,500
Average Home Value $431,818


Median Household Income $32,481
Average Household Income $45,286
Per Capita Income $19,781
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.15% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 0.6% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.31%
Per Capita Income   2.33%
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.


Comptche, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Comptche to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 1384 9th
Population Density1 # 1231 19th
Diversity Index2 # 899 41st
Median Household Income # 1377 10th
Per Capita Income # 1053 31st

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