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Wilton, California - Basic Facts

The Wilton Census Designated Place had a population of 5,658 as of July 1, 2016. Wilton 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 Wilton is located at latitude 38.413 and longitude -121.2127 in Sacramento County. The formal boundaries for the Wilton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 29 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sacramento County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 79 feet.

The Wilton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409604) 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 Wilton Census Designated Place is located within Galt CCD of Sacramento County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Wilton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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Wilton, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 5,658
Population in Households 5,630
Population in Familes 4,976
Population in Group Qrtrs 28
Population Density1 195
Diversity Index2 58


Total Households 1,953
Average Household Size 2.88
Family Households 1,564
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,173 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,640 (75.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 313 (14.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 220 (10.1%)
Median Home Value $477,892
Average Home Value $546,570


Median Household Income $84,183
Average Household Income $106,441
Per Capita Income $36,642
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.86% 1.09%
Households 0.74% 1.01%
Families 0.72% 1.0%
Median Household Income   3.09%
Per Capita Income   2.1%
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.

Wilton, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Wilton to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 613 60th
Population Density1 # 1135 25th
Diversity Index2 # 851 44th
Median Household Income # 257 83rd
Per Capita Income # 391 74th

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