Highgrove, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Highgrove, California - Basic Facts

The Highgrove Census Designated Place had a population of 4,475 as of July 1, 2016. Highgrove ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Highgrove is located at latitude 34.0106 and longitude -117.3098 in Riverside County. 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. Riverside County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 951 feet.

The Highgrove Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408383) 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 Highgrove Census Designated Place is located within Riverside CCD of Riverside County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Highgrove 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 Highgrove: Citrus, East Riverside, High Grove, Merril, Merrill.

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


Total Population 4,475
Population in Households 4,469
Population in Familes 3,941
Population in Group Qrtrs 6
Population Density1 1,390
Diversity Index2 85


Total Households 1,266
Average Household Size 3.53
Family Households 1,013
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 1,355 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 738 (54.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 528 (39.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 89 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $281,250
Average Home Value $273,168


Median Household Income $45,581
Average Household Income $65,773
Per Capita Income $18,531
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.86% 1.81%
Households 1.75% 1.72%
Families 1.91% 1.68%
Median Household Income   1.14%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
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 1,516 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 # 675 56th
Population Density1 # 695 54th
Diversity Index2 # 173 89th
Median Household Income # 1042 31st
Per Capita Income # 1212 20th

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