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Elverta, California - Basic Facts

Elverta is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Elverta Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Sacramento County at latitude 38.7138 and longitude -121.4627. Sacramento County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 52 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Elverta Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 8.84 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Elverta, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 5,554
Population in Households 5,545
Population in Familes 4,824
Population in Group Qrtrs 9
Population Density1 628
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 1,761
Average Household Size 3.15
Family Households 1,388
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,862 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,364 (73.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 397 (21.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 101 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $169,314
Average Home Value $205,686


Median Household Income $60,159
Average Household Income $73,641
Per Capita Income $23,248
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.26% 0.64%
Households 0.27% 0.58%
Families 0.19% 0.57%
Median Household Income   1.93%
Per Capita Income   2.48%
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.


Elverta, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elverta to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 619 59th
Population Density1 # 885 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 883 42nd
Median Household Income # 531 65th
Per Capita Income # 868 43rd

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