White Water, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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White Water, California - Basic Facts

The Whitewater Census Designated Place had a population of 921 as of July 1, 2016. White Water ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for White Water is located at latitude 33.9356 and longitude -116.6872 in Riverside County. The formal boundaries for the Whitewater Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Riverside County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,365 feet.

The Whitewater Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583184) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of ""

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Whitewater Census Designated Place is located within Desert Hot Springs CCD of Riverside County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with White Water 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 White Water: Whitewater.

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


Total Population 921
Population in Households 921
Population in Familes 684
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 93
Diversity Index2 72


Total Households 333
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 202
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 432 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 237 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 95 (22.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 99 (22.9%)
Median Home Value $101,754
Average Home Value $134,769


Median Household Income $39,917
Average Household Income $50,710
Per Capita Income $19,035
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.12% 1.46%
Households 1.05% 1.29%
Families 0.4% 1.26%
Median Household Income   -2.4%
Per Capita Income   0.4%
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.

White Water, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares White Water 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 # 1076 29th
Population Density1 # 1287 15th
Diversity Index2 # 579 62nd
Median Household Income # 1200 21st
Per Capita Income # 1187 22nd

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