Chualar, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Chualar, California - Basic Facts

The Chualar Census Designated Place had a population of 1,229 as of July 1, 2016. Chualar 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 Chualar is located at latitude 36.5711 and longitude -121.5103 in Monterey County. The formal boundaries for the Chualar Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.63 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Monterey County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 115 feet.

The Chualar Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407612) 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 Chualar Census Designated Place is located within Gonzales CCD of Monterey County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Chualar 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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Chualar, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,229
Population in Households 1,229
Population in Familes 1,144
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,963
Diversity Index2 93


Total Households 249
Average Household Size 4.94
Family Households 235
Average Family Size 5


Total Housing Units 252 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 107 (42.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 142 (56.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 3 ( 1.2%)
Median Home Value $226,429
Average Home Value $321,028


Median Household Income $52,787
Average Household Income $64,151
Per Capita Income $13,067
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.52% 0.53%
Households 0.26% 0.48%
Families 0.28% 0.51%
Median Household Income   -0.07%
Per Capita Income   0.86%
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.

Chualar, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Chualar 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 # 995 34th
Population Density1 # 605 60th
Diversity Index2 # 6 100th
Median Household Income # 832 45th
Per Capita Income # 1395 8th

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