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Willits, California - Basic Facts

The City of Willits had a population of 4,909 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Willits is located at latitude 39.405 and longitude -123.3489 in Mendocino County. The formal boundaries for the City of Willits (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.8 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mendocino County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,391 feet.

The City of Willits (GNIS ID: 2412270) 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 Willits is located within Willits CCD of Mendocino County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Willits: Little Lake, Willitsville.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 4,909
Population in Households 4,841
Population in Familes 3,646
Population in Group Qrtrs 68
Population Density1 1,754
Diversity Index2 64
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,921
Average Household Size 2.52
Family Households 1,167
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,113 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 829 (39.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,092 (51.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 192 ( 9.1%)
Median Home Value $214,826
Average Home Value $222,279
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $37,052
Average Household Income $50,258
Per Capita Income $19,793
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.07% 0.25%
Households 0.06% 0.25%
Families 0.15% 0.27%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   1.69%
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.

Willits, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Willits 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 # 649 57th
Population Density1 # 638 58th
Diversity Index2 # 742 51st
Median Household Income # 1263 17th
Per Capita Income # 1148 24th

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