Mesa Verde, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Mesa Verde, California - Basic Facts

The Mesa Verde Census Designated Place had a population of 1,060 as of July 1, 2016. Mesa Verde 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 Mesa Verde is located at latitude 33.5958 and longitude -114.7318 in Riverside County. The formal boundaries for the Mesa Verde Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Riverside County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 390 feet.

The Mesa Verde Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583079) 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 Mesa Verde Census Designated Place is located within Chuckwalla Valley CCD of Riverside County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mesa Verde 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 Mesa Verde: Nicholls Warm Springs, Palowalla.

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


Total Population 1,060
Population in Households 1,056
Population in Familes 864
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density1 244
Diversity Index2 81


Total Households 321
Average Household Size 3.29
Family Households 211
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 371 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 204 (55.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 117 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 (13.5%)
Median Home Value $103,409
Average Home Value $136,463


Median Household Income $40,157
Average Household Income $50,711
Per Capita Income $18,251
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.57% 0.91%
Households 0.46% 0.8%
Families -2.23% 0.75%
Median Household Income   -1.22%
Per Capita Income   -0.2%
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.

Mesa Verde, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mesa Verde 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 # 1042 31st
Population Density1 # 1088 28th
Diversity Index2 # 318 79th
Median Household Income # 1195 21st
Per Capita Income # 1224 19th

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