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Saint Helena, California - Basic Facts

The City of Saint Helena had a population of 6,014 as of July 1, 2016.

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, 2016.

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


Total Population 6,014
Population in Households 5,914
Population in Familes 4,506
Population in Group Qrtrs 100
Population Density1 1,206
Diversity Index2 69


Total Households 2,471
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 1,483
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,865 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,334 (46.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,137 (39.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 394 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $966,152
Average Home Value $954,591


Median Household Income $69,910
Average Household Income $109,048
Per Capita Income $45,521
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.54% 0.81%
Households 0.46% 0.72%
Families 0.47% 0.73%
Median Household Income   3.62%
Per Capita Income   2.19%
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.

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, 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 # 602 60th
Population Density1 # 735 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 647 57th
Median Household Income # 435 71st
Per Capita Income # 234 85th

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