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Penryn, California - Basic Facts

The Penryn Census Designated Place had a population of 876 as of July 1, 2016. Penryn ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Penryn is located at latitude 38.8479 and longitude -121.1699 in Placer County. The formal boundaries for the Penryn Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Placer County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 627 feet.

The Penryn Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628774) 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 Penryn Census Designated Place is located within Rocklin CCD of Placer County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Penryn population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Penryn: Penrhyn.

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


Total Population 876
Population in Households 868
Population in Familes 747
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density1 480
Diversity Index2 38


Total Households 325
Average Household Size 2.67
Family Households 242
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 361 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 259 (71.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 66 (18.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 36 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $518,145
Average Home Value $596,236


Median Household Income $96,296
Average Household Income $127,253
Per Capita Income $47,234
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.85% 1.18%
Households 0.76% 1.2%
Families 0.75% 1.21%
Median Household Income   2.28%
Per Capita Income   1.89%
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.

Penryn, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Penryn 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 # 1079 29th
Population Density1 # 952 37th
Diversity Index2 # 1227 19th
Median Household Income # 174 89th
Per Capita Income # 210 86th

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