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Greenfield, California - Basic Facts

The City of Greenfield had a population of 17,103 as of July 1, 2016. Greenfield ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Greenfield is located at latitude 36.3234 and longitude -121.2448 in Monterey County. The formal boundaries for the City of Greenfield (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Monterey County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 289 feet.

The City of Greenfield (GNIS ID: 2410657) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Greenfield is located within Greenfield CCD of Monterey County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Greenfield 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 Greenfield: Clarke City.

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


Total Population 17,103
Population in Households 17,076
Population in Familes 15,311
Population in Group Qrtrs 27
Population Density1 8,010
Diversity Index2 89


Total Households 3,558
Average Household Size 4.8
Family Households 3,176
Average Family Size 5


Total Housing Units 3,871 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,804 (46.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,754 (45.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 313 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $232,171
Average Home Value $300,346


Median Household Income $49,567
Average Household Income $61,900
Per Capita Income $13,052
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.74% 0.75%
Households 0.45% 0.65%
Families 0.39% 0.66%
Median Household Income   0.32%
Per Capita Income   1.26%
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.

Greenfield, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greenfield 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 # 377 75th
Population Density1 # 102 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 52 97th
Median Household Income # 934 38th
Per Capita Income # 1397 8th

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