Yorba Linda, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Yorba Linda, California - Basic Facts

The City of Yorba Linda had a population of 69,084 as of July 1, 2016. Yorba Linda 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 Yorba Linda is located at latitude 33.887 and longitude -117.7726 in Orange County. The formal boundaries for the City of Yorba Linda (see map below) encompass a land area of 19.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0.55 sq. miles. Orange County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 381 feet.

The City of Yorba Linda (GNIS ID: 2412321) 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 Yorba Linda is located within Anaheim-Santa Ana-Garden Grove CCD of Orange County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Yorba Linda 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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Yorba Linda, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 69,084
Population in Households 68,920
Population in Familes 62,610
Population in Group Qrtrs 164
Population Density1 3,577
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 22,771
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 18,696
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 23,450 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,913 (80.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,858 (16.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 679 ( 2.9%)
Median Home Value $763,200
Average Home Value $799,795


Median Household Income $117,003
Average Household Income $156,785
Per Capita Income $51,828
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.33% 1.29%
Households 1.04% 1.09%
Families 1.04% 1.12%
Median Household Income   1.39%
Per Capita Income   1.4%
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.

Yorba Linda, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Yorba Linda 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 # 126 92nd
Population Density1 # 364 76th
Diversity Index2 # 806 47th
Median Household Income # 81 95th
Per Capita Income # 161 89th

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