Rossmoor, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Rossmoor, California - Basic Facts

The Rossmoor Census Designated Place had a population of 10,488 as of July 1, 2015. Rossmoor 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 Rossmoor is located at latitude 33.7886 and longitude -118.0804 in Orange County. 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. Orange County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 13 feet.

The Rossmoor Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409214) 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 Rossmoor Census Designated Place is located within Anaheim-Santa Ana-Garden Grove CCD of Orange County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rossmoor population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Rossmoor: Leisure World.

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Rossmoor, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 10,488
Population in Households 10,488
Population in Familes 9,380
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 6,820
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 3,704
Average Household Size 2.83
Family Households 2,923
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,760 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,155 (83.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 549 (14.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 56 ( 1.5%)
Median Home Value $812,274
Average Home Value $761,941


Median Household Income $109,757
Average Household Income $161,457
Per Capita Income $57,866
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.45% 0.64%
Households 0.38% 0.63%
Families 0.02% 0.68%
Median Household Income   3.35%
Per Capita Income   3.42%
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, 2015 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 # 139 91st
Diversity Index2 # 1009 34th
Median Household Income # 103 93rd
Per Capita Income # 109 93rd

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