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Highgrove, California - Basic Facts

The Highgrove Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Riverside County at latitude 34.0106 and longitude -117.3098. Riverside County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 951 feet.

The formal official name is the Highgrove Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Highgrove, California.

The U5 Census Class Code for Highgrove indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Highgrove Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.22 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Highgrove: East Riverside, High Grove, Merril.

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


Total Population 4,126
Population in Households 4,120
Population in Familes 3,635
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 1,282
Diversity Index2 85


Total Households 1,171
Average Household Size 3.52
Family Households 937
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 1,263 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 665 (52.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 506 (40.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 92 ( 7.3%)
Median Home Value $192,213
Average Home Value $209,639


Median Household Income $40,796
Average Household Income $57,829
Per Capita Income $16,315
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.8% 1.21%
Households 0.72% 1.14%
Families 0.95% 1.07%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   3.55%
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.


Highgrove, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Highgrove 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 # 694 54th
Population Density1 # 720 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 174 89th
Median Household Income # 1121 26th
Per Capita Income # 1266 17th

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