Planada, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Planada, California - Basic Facts

The Planada Census Designated Place had a population of 4,694 as of July 1, 2015. Planada ranks in the upper quartile for Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Planada is located at latitude 37.2892 and longitude -120.3207 in Merced County. The formal boundaries for the Planada Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Merced County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 226 feet.

The Planada Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409081) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Planada population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Planada: Geneva, Whitton.

Planada Census Designated Place, CA Boundary Map

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Planada, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 4,694
Population in Households 4,600
Population in Familes 4,307
Population in Group Qrtrs 94
Population Density1 2,976
Diversity Index2 86
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,142
Average Household Size 4.03
Family Households 1,015
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,237 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 631 (51.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 511 (41.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 95 ( 7.7%)
Median Home Value $89,048
Average Home Value $131,955
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $32,450
Average Household Income $40,048
Per Capita Income $10,268
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.51%
Households 0.46% 0.5%
Families 0.25% 0.51%
Median Household Income   2.19%
Per Capita Income   2.0%
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.

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Planada, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Planada to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 660 57th
Population Density1 # 454 70th
Diversity Index2 # 139 91st
Median Household Income # 1393 9th
Per Capita Income # 1471 3rd

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