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Belden, California - Basic Facts

Belden is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Belden Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Plumas County at latitude 40.006 and longitude -121.2491. Plumas County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,231 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Belden Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 0.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles.

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Belden, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 21
Population in Households 21
Population in Familes 15
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 35
Diversity Index2 25


Total Households 13
Average Household Size 1.62
Family Households 7
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 30 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8 (26.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 4 (13.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 17 (56.7%)
Median Home Value $250,000
Average Home Value $287,500


Median Household Income $29,389
Average Household Income $34,922
Per Capita Income $18,185
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -1.09% -0.97%
Households 0.0% -1.59%
Families 22.06% 0.0%
Median Household Income   3.56%
Per Capita Income   1.82%
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.


Belden, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Belden to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 1497 2nd
Population Density1 # 1437 6th
Diversity Index2 # 1433 6th
Median Household Income # 1434 6th
Per Capita Income # 1157 24th

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