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Snelling, California - Basic Facts

The Snelling Census Designated Place had a population of 220 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Snelling is located at latitude 37.5217 and longitude -120.4385 in Merced County. The formal boundaries for the Snelling Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Merced County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 256 feet.

The Snelling Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583146) 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.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Snelling Census Designated Place is located within Snelling CCD of Merced County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Snelling 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 Snelling: Snelling's Ranch.

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


Total Population 220
Population in Households 220
Population in Familes 183
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 407
Diversity Index2 73


Total Households 90
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 64
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 112 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 39 (34.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 50 (44.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 (19.6%)
Median Home Value $394,444
Average Home Value $643,590


Median Household Income $43,469
Average Household Income $68,050
Per Capita Income $23,694
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.78% -0.37%
Households -0.69% -0.45%
Families 1.59% -0.31%
Median Household Income   -0.41%
Per Capita Income   1.61%
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.

Snelling, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Snelling 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 # 1318 13th
Population Density1 # 983 35th
Diversity Index2 # 574 62nd
Median Household Income # 1101 27th
Per Capita Income # 963 36th

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