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Fort Bragg, California - Basic Facts

The City of Fort Bragg had a population of 7,324 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Fort Bragg is located at latitude 39.4411 and longitude -123.8036 in Mendocino County. The formal boundaries for the City of Fort Bragg (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles. Mendocino County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 85 feet.

The City of Fort Bragg (GNIS ID: 2410525) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Fort Bragg is located within Fort Bragg CCD of Mendocino County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Fort Bragg 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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Fort Bragg, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 7,324
Population in Households 7,092
Population in Familes 5,205
Population in Group Qrtrs 232
Population Density1 2,664
Diversity Index2 72
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,872
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 1,632
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,260 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,175 (36.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,697 (52.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 388 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $354,787
Average Home Value $362,096
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $34,751
Average Household Income $47,501
Per Capita Income $19,209
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.11% 0.24%
Households 0.05% 0.21%
Families 0.23% 0.22%
Median Household Income   1.02%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
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.

Fort Bragg, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Bragg 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 # 557 63rd
Population Density1 # 513 66th
Diversity Index2 # 591 61st
Median Household Income # 1353 11th
Per Capita Income # 1179 22nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.