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Herald, California - Basic Facts

The Herald Census Designated Place had a population of 1,211 as of July 1, 2015. Herald 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 Herald is located at latitude 38.2884 and longitude -121.231 in Sacramento County. The formal boundaries for the Herald Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Sacramento County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 72 feet.

The Herald Census Designated Place 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.

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

Herald Census Designated Place, CA Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 1,211
Population in Households 1,173
Population in Familes 1,064
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density1 154
Diversity Index2 67
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 358
Average Household Size 3.28
Family Households 304
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 384 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 278 (72.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 81 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 ( 6.8%)
Median Home Value $404,808
Average Home Value $455,776
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $81,727
Average Household Income $103,713
Per Capita Income $32,369
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.43% 0.78%
Households 0.43% 0.72%
Families -0.19% 0.71%
Median Household Income   3.07%
Per Capita Income   2.56%
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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Herald, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Herald 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 # 1001 34th
Population Density1 # 1205 21st
Diversity Index2 # 698 54th
Median Household Income # 264 83rd
Per Capita Income # 491 68th

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