Greenhorn, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Greenhorn, California - Basic Facts

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The Greenhorn Census Designated Place had a population of 245 as of July 1, 2016. Greenhorn 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 Greenhorn is located at latitude 39.903 and longitude -120.759 in Plumas County. The formal boundaries for the Greenhorn Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Plumas County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,436 feet.

The Greenhorn Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408332) 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 Greenhorn Census Designated Place is located within Quincy CCD of Plumas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Greenhorn 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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Greenhorn Census Designated Place, CA Boundary Map

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


Total Population 245
Population in Households 245
Population in Familes 188
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 37
Diversity Index2 29


Total Households 108
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 68
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 143 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 89 (62.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 20 (14.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 35 (24.5%)
Median Home Value $276,667
Average Home Value $277,273


Median Household Income $61,235
Average Household Income $77,309
Per Capita Income $36,091
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.6% 0.24%
Households 0.3% 0.37%
Families 0.97% 0.29%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   2.52%
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.

Greenhorn, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Greenhorn 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 # 1301 14th
Population Density1 # 1421 6th
Diversity Index2 # 1395 8th
Median Household Income # 591 61st
Per Capita Income # 408 73rd

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