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Manchester, California - Basic Facts

Manchester is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Manchester Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Mendocino County at latitude 38.9702 and longitude -123.6881. Mendocino County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 85 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Manchester Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 2.62 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 194
Population in Households 194
Population in Familes 138
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 74
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 79
Average Household Size 2.46
Family Households 45
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 105 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 47 (44.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 33 (31.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 (24.8%)
Median Home Value $312,500
Average Home Value $401,064


Median Household Income $36,684
Average Household Income $53,246
Per Capita Income $26,036
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.12% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.25%
Families -1.98% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.23%
Per Capita Income   3.12%
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.


Manchester, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Manchester 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 # 1347 12th
Population Density1 # 1335 12th
Diversity Index2 # 966 37th
Median Household Income # 1246 18th
Per Capita Income # 739 52nd

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