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Canby, California - Basic Facts

The Canby Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Modoc County at latitude 41.4522 and longitude -120.8883. Modoc County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,314 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Canby 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 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.

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


Total Population 317
Population in Households 218
Population in Familes 174
Population in Group Qrtrs 99
Population Density1 140
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 $141,667
Average Home Value $205,114


Median Household Income $37,088
Average Household Income $45,076
Per Capita Income $15,994
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.15% -0.51%
Households 0.0% -0.65%
Families 2.81% -0.91%
Median Household Income   0.94%
Per Capita Income   2.27%
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 1,523 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 # 1270 17th
Population Density1 # 1223 20th
Diversity Index2 # 1100 28th
Median Household Income # 1235 19th
Per Capita Income # 1277 16th

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