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Rocklin, California - Basic Facts

The City of Rocklin had a population of 60,490 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Rocklin is located at latitude 38.808 and longitude -121.2504 in Placer County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rocklin (see map below) encompass a land area of 19.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Placer County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 259 feet.

The City of Rocklin (GNIS ID: 2410980) 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 Rocklin is located within Rocklin CCD of Placer County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Rocklin 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 Rocklin: Rocklissa.

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


Total Population 60,490
Population in Households 59,867
Population in Familes 50,950
Population in Group Qrtrs 623
Population Density1 3,095
Diversity Index2 50


Total Households 21,824
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 15,885
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 23,504 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 14,380 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 7,444 (31.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,680 ( 7.1%)
Median Home Value $398,600
Average Home Value $438,678


Median Household Income $83,081
Average Household Income $102,370
Per Capita Income $37,265
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.96% 1.25%
Households 0.77% 1.18%
Families 0.86% 1.19%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   1.78%
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.

Rocklin, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rocklin 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 # 152 90th
Population Density1 # 435 71st
Diversity Index2 # 981 35th
Median Household Income # 269 82nd
Per Capita Income # 374 75th

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