Spreckels, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


Spreckels Local Links & Resources:
Hotels | Resources | ALL Spreckels Content

Also See: Salinas, CA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Spreckels, California - Basic Facts

The Spreckels Census Designated Place had a population of 727 as of July 1, 2016. Spreckels 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 Spreckels is located at latitude 36.6247 and longitude -121.6465 in Monterey County. The formal boundaries for the Spreckels Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Monterey County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 75 feet.

The Spreckels Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408789) 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 Spreckels Census Designated Place is located within Salinas CCD of Monterey County.

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

Neighborhood Data

Address Based Hyperlocal Data Input an address and get data & demographics for the pertinent census block group (CBG), a searchable map and a customized directory. The CBG is the smallest geographical unit used by the Census Bureau for reporting certain data.


Spreckels Census Designated Place, CA Boundary Map

Also See: BIG Map | Driving Directions | CA Congressional Districts
Boundary Maps: Salinas CCD | Monterey County | California Counties

Search the map for:

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


Total Population 727
Population in Households 720
Population in Familes 622
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density1 5,949
Diversity Index2 87


Total Households 244
Average Household Size 2.95
Family Households 185
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 262 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 96 (36.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 147 (56.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 18 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $560,714
Average Home Value $592,010


Median Household Income $48,083
Average Household Income $74,820
Per Capita Income $22,942
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.24% 1.13%
Households 1.02% 0.96%
Families 1.08% 1.06%
Median Household Income   0.69%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
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.

Spreckels, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Spreckels 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 # 1114 27th
Population Density1 # 182 88th
Diversity Index2 # 119 92nd
Median Household Income # 967 36th
Per Capita Income # 996 34th

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

California Research Tools

California Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare California Census Data
Highest or Lowest: