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Saint Helena, California - Basic Facts

The City of Saint Helena had a population of 6,069 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Saint Helena is located at latitude 38.504 and longitude -122.4677 in Napa County. The formal boundaries for the City of Saint Helena (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Napa County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 253 feet.

The City of Saint Helena (GNIS ID: 2411758) 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 Saint Helena is located within St. Helena CCD of Napa County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Saint Helena population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Saint Helena, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 6,069
Daytime Population: Workers 6,400
Daytime Population: Residents 3,195
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 9,595
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.58
Population in Households 5,968
Population in Familes 4,544
Population in Group Qrtrs 101
Population Density2 1,217
Diversity Index3 70


Median Household Income $75,857
Average Household Income $117,823
Per Capita Income $49,310


Total Housing Units 2,896 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,357 (46.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,146 (39.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 393 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $1,000,001
Average Home Value $1,011,035


Total Households 2,503
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 1,502
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.59% 0.75%
Households 0.58% 0.69%
Families 0.58% 0.68%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   2.19%

Saint Helena, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Saint Helena to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 604 60th
Population Density # 731 52nd
Diversity Index # 648 57th
Median Household Income # 404 73rd
Per Capita Income # 220 86th

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