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Cressey, California - Basic Facts

The Cressey Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Merced County at latitude 37.421 and longitude -120.6557. Merced County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 167 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Cressey 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 Cressey Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Cressey: Cressy.

Cressey Census Designated Place, CA Boundary Map


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


Total Population 441
Population in Households 258
Population in Familes 226
Population in Group Qrtrs 183
Population Density1 251
Diversity Index2 86


Total Households 116
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 90
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 125 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 67 (53.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 49 (39.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 9 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $225,000
Average Home Value $324,254


Median Household Income $44,984
Average Household Income $61,798
Per Capita Income $19,698
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.69% 0.45%
Households 0.41% 0.85%
Families 0.0% 0.66%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   4.08%
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.


Cressey, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cressey 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 # 1215 20th
Population Density1 # 1088 29th
Diversity Index2 # 139 91st
Median Household Income # 992 35th
Per Capita Income # 1060 30th

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