Citrus Heights, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Citrus Heights, California - Basic Facts

The City of Citrus Heights had a population of 84,304 as of July 1, 2015. Citrus Heights ranks in the upper 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 Citrus Heights is located at latitude 38.6948 and longitude -121.288 in Sacramento County. The formal boundaries for the City of Citrus Heights (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sacramento County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 167 feet.

The City of Citrus Heights (GNIS ID: 2409464) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Citrus Heights population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

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Citrus Heights, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 84,304
Population in Households 83,822
Population in Familes 65,272
Population in Group Qrtrs 482
Population Density1 5,925
Diversity Index2 56
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 33,015
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 21,154
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 35,507 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18,170 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 14,845 (41.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,492 ( 7.0%)
Median Home Value $229,140
Average Home Value $248,793
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $51,620
Average Household Income $62,498
Per Capita Income $24,599
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.23% 0.52%
Households 0.19% 0.45%
Families 0.18% 0.48%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   2.32%
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.

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Citrus Heights, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Citrus Heights to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 93 94th
Population Density1 # 180 88th
Diversity Index2 # 880 42nd
Median Household Income # 845 45th
Per Capita Income # 842 45th

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