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The Canby Census Designated Place had a population of 314 as of July 1, 2016. Canby ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Canby is located at latitude 41.4522 and longitude -120.8883 in Modoc County. The formal boundaries for the Canby Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Modoc County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,314 feet.

The Canby Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2582963) 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 Canby Census Designated Place is located within Alturas CCD of Modoc County.

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

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


Total Population 314
Population in Households 218
Population in Familes 174
Population in Group Qrtrs 96
Population Density1 138
Diversity Index2 43


Total Households 62
Average Household Size 3.52
Family Households 45
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 78 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 46 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 17 (21.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (20.5%)
Median Home Value $207,353
Average Home Value $230,000


Median Household Income $35,000
Average Household Income $48,018
Per Capita Income $19,374
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.05% -0.13%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families 1.9% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   0.54%
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.

Canby, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Canby 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 # 1262 17th
Population Density1 # 1222 19th
Diversity Index2 # 1110 27th
Median Household Income # 1345 11th
Per Capita Income # 1171 23rd

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