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Stanton, California - Basic Facts

The City of Stanton had a population of 40,090 as of July 1, 2017. Stanton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Stanton is located at latitude 33.8003 and longitude -117.9934 in Orange County. The formal boundaries for the City of Stanton (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Orange County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 66 feet.

The City of Stanton (GNIS ID: 2411969) 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 Stanton is located within Anaheim-Santa Ana-Garden Grove CCD of Orange County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Stanton 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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Stanton, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 40,090
Daytime Population: Workers 7,454
Daytime Population: Residents 22,735
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 30,189
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.75
Population in Households 39,718
Population in Familes 33,463
Population in Group Qrtrs 372
Population Density2 12,946
Diversity Index3 88


Median Household Income $53,888
Average Household Income $71,887
Per Capita Income $20,409


Total Housing Units 11,546 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,493 (47.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,667 (49.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 386 ( 3.3%)
Median Home Value $370,743
Average Home Value $370,890


Total Households 11,160
Average Household Size 3.56
Family Households 8,461
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.82% 0.8%
Households 0.59% 0.69%
Families 0.59% 0.7%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   2.55%

Stanton, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stanton 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 # 220 86th
Population Density # 31 98th
Diversity Index # 67 96th
Median Household Income # 831 45th
Per Capita Income # 1159 24th

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