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Fort Bragg, California - Basic Facts

The City of Fort Bragg had a population of 7,249 as of July 1, 2017.

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, 2017.


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Fort Bragg, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)

POPULATION

Total Population 7,249
Daytime Population: Workers 4,692
Daytime Population: Residents 4,096
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,788
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.21
Population in Households 7,018
Population in Familes 5,150
Population in Group Qrtrs 231
Population Density2 2,637
Diversity Index3 71
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $33,775
Average Household Income $47,319
Per Capita Income $19,073

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,252 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,164 (35.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,667 (51.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 421 (12.9%)
Median Home Value $365,509
Average Home Value $370,959
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 2,831
Average Household Size 2.48
Family Households 1,610
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.05% 0.12%
Households -0.15% 0.06%
Families 0.01% 0.05%
Median Household Income   0.27%
Per Capita Income   1.78%

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, 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 # 560 63rd
Population Density # 522 66th
Diversity Index # 622 59th
Median Household Income # 1380 9th
Per Capita Income # 1225 19th

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