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Napa, California - Basic Facts

The City of Napa had a population of 79,065 as of July 1, 2016. Napa ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Napa is located at latitude 38.2972 and longitude -122.3012 in Napa County. The formal boundaries for the City of Napa (see map below) encompass a land area of 17.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.29 sq. miles. Napa County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 20 feet.

The City of Napa (GNIS ID: 2411209) 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 Napa is located within Napa CCD of Napa County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Napa 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 Napa: Napa City, Nappa.

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


Total Population 79,065
Population in Households 77,798
Population in Familes 62,335
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,267
Population Density1 4,428
Diversity Index2 73


Total Households 28,750
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 19,078
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 30,957 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16,084 (52.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 12,666 (40.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,207 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $514,463
Average Home Value $545,901


Median Household Income $62,813
Average Household Income $86,344
Per Capita Income $31,955
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.74%
Households 0.34% 0.66%
Families 0.39% 0.66%
Median Household Income   2.84%
Per Capita Income   1.65%
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.

Napa, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Napa 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 # 107 93rd
Population Density1 # 275 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 572 63rd
Median Household Income # 557 63rd
Per Capita Income # 555 63rd

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