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Rossmoor, California - Basic Facts

The Rossmoor Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Orange County at latitude 33.7886 and longitude -118.0804. Orange County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 13 feet.

The formal official name is the Rossmoor Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Rossmoor, California.

The U5 Census Class Code for Rossmoor indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Rossmoor Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rossmoor: Leisure World.

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Rossmoor, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 10,487
Population in Households 10,487
Population in Familes 9,370
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 6,819
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 3,704
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 2,919
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,765 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,161 (84.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 542 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 61 ( 1.6%)
Median Home Value $681,879
Average Home Value $687,298


Median Household Income $123,480
Average Household Income $156,419
Per Capita Income $55,965
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.55% 0.86%
Households 0.47% 0.84%
Families -0.01% 0.87%
Median Household Income   4.01%
Per Capita Income   3.16%
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.


Rossmoor, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rossmoor to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 482 68th
Population Density1 # 136 91st
Diversity Index2 # 1018 33rd
Median Household Income # 67 96th
Per Capita Income # 102 93rd

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