Elk Grove, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Elk Grove, California - Basic Facts

The City of Elk Grove had a population of 162,995 as of July 1, 2016. Elk Grove ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Elk Grove is located at latitude 38.4146 and longitude -121.385 in Sacramento County. The formal boundaries for the City of Elk Grove (see map below) encompass a land area of 42.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Sacramento County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 49 feet.

The City of Elk Grove (GNIS ID: 2410425) 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.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Elk Grove is located within Elk Grove CCD of Sacramento County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Elk Grove 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 Elk Grove: Elkgrove.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 162,995
Population in Households 161,178
Population in Familes 144,087
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,817
Population Density1 3,863
Diversity Index2 81
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 50,553
Average Household Size 3.19
Family Households 40,402
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 53,383 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 36,427 (68.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 14,126 (26.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,830 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $328,239
Average Home Value $377,405
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $83,018
Average Household Income $100,158
Per Capita Income $31,016
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.02% 0.91%
Households 0.86% 0.86%
Families 0.74% 0.82%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   1.7%
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.

Elk Grove, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elk Grove 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 # 31 98th
Population Density1 # 321 79th
Diversity Index2 # 337 78th
Median Household Income # 271 82nd
Per Capita Income # 607 60th

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