Likely, California - Basic Facts

Likely is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Likely Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Modoc County at latitude 41.2304 and longitude -120.5041. Modoc County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,449 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Likely Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 1.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Likely: South Fork.

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


Total Population 63
Population in Households 63
Population in Familes 50
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 47
Diversity Index2 52


Total Households 34
Average Household Size 1.85
Family Households 22
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 47 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 27 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (14.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 (27.7%)
Median Home Value $190,000
Average Home Value $222,115


Median Household Income $42,813
Average Household Income $68,346
Per Capita Income $29,536
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


Population 0.0% -0.97%
Households 0.0% -0.6%
Families 1.1% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.73%
Per Capita Income   3.05%
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.

Likely, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Likely 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 DescriptionRankPercentile
Total Population # 1460 4th
Population Density1 # 1403 8th
Diversity Index2 # 929 39th
Median Household Income # 1070 30th
Per Capita Income # 571 63rd

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