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Rancho Cordova, California - Basic Facts

The City of Rancho Cordova is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Sacramento County at latitude 38.5762 and longitude -121.2467. Sacramento County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 92 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Rancho Cordova, but most people and references simply refer to it as Rancho Cordova, California.

The P1 Census Class Code for Rancho Cordova indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Rancho Cordova (see map below) encompass a land area of 34.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.37 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 67,640
Population in Households 67,321
Population in Familes 54,566
Population in Group Qrtrs 319
Population Density1 2,019
Diversity Index2 75


Total Households 24,337
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 16,500
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 26,456 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,401 (50.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 10,936 (41.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 2,119 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $186,693
Average Home Value $210,336


Median Household Income $49,082
Average Household Income $62,317
Per Capita Income $22,469
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.02% 1.13%
Households 0.88% 1.01%
Families 1.07% 1.08%
Median Household Income   2.2%
Per Capita Income   2.67%
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.


Rancho Cordova, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rancho Cordova 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 # 125 92nd
Population Density1 # 602 61st
Diversity Index2 # 510 66th
Median Household Income # 891 42nd
Per Capita Income # 918 40th

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