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Hood, California - Basic Facts

The Hood Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Sacramento County at latitude 38.3693 and longitude -121.5155. Sacramento County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 7 feet.

The formal official name is the Hood Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Hood, California.

The U5 Census Class Code for Hood indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Hood Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hood: Richland.

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


Total Population 297
Population in Households 297
Population in Familes 235
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 942
Diversity Index2 82


Total Households 114
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 71
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 122 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 63 (51.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 51 (41.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $266,667
Average Home Value $412,097


Median Household Income $46,874
Average Household Income $53,732
Per Capita Income $21,611
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.18% 1.94%
Households 2.18% 1.7%
Families 1.37% 1.9%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   2.68%
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.


Hood, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hood 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 # 1278 16th
Population Density1 # 791 48th
Diversity Index2 # 266 82nd
Median Household Income # 941 38th
Per Capita Income # 966 37th

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