Belden, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Belden, California - Basic Facts

The Belden Census Designated Place had a population of 21 as of July 1, 2015. Belden ranks in the lower 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 Belden is located at latitude 40.0068 and longitude -121.2482 in Plumas County. The formal boundaries for the Belden Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Plumas County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,231 feet.

The Belden Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407822) 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 Belden Census Designated Place is located within Feather River Canyon CCD of Plumas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Belden population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Belden Census Designated Place, CA Boundary Map

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Belden, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


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 $60,207
Average Household Income $75,931
Per Capita Income $36,498
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.88% 0.0%
Households 0.0% -1.59%
Families 17.51% 0.0%
Median Household Income   2.83%
Per Capita Income   2.11%
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, 2015 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 # 1435 6th
Diversity Index2 # 1442 6th
Median Household Income # 571 63rd
Per Capita Income # 355 77th

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