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Hood, California - Basic Facts

The Hood Census Designated Place had a population of 282 as of July 1, 2015. Hood ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Hood is located at latitude 38.3693 and longitude -121.5155 in Sacramento County. 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. Sacramento County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Hood Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583037) 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.

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

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hood: Richland.

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


Total Population 282
Population in Households 282
Population in Familes 223
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 895
Diversity Index2 83


Total Households 108
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 67
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 116 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 59 (50.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 49 (42.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $275,000
Average Home Value $344,068


Median Household Income $44,478
Average Household Income $51,163
Per Capita Income $20,722
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.76% 0.91%
Households 0.72% 0.91%
Families 0.0% 0.88%
Median Household Income   3.97%
Per Capita Income   2.46%
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, 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 # 1291 15th
Population Density1 # 805 47th
Diversity Index2 # 264 83rd
Median Household Income # 1043 32nd
Per Capita Income # 1021 33rd

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