Adelanto, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Adelanto, California - Basic Facts

The City of Adelanto had a population of 33,538 as of July 1, 2015. Adelanto 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 Adelanto is located at latitude 34.586 and longitude -117.4429 in San Bernardino County. The formal boundaries for the City of Adelanto (see map below) encompass a land area of 56.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. San Bernardino County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,871 feet.

The City of Adelanto (GNIS ID: 2409663) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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

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


Total Population 33,538
Population in Households 32,114
Population in Familes 28,867
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,424
Population Density1 599
Diversity Index2 88


Total Households 8,212
Average Household Size 3.91
Family Households 6,890
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 9,280 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,514 (48.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,698 (39.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,068 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $152,504
Average Home Value $165,288


Median Household Income $38,489
Average Household Income $47,944
Per Capita Income $12,871
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.04% 1.05%
Households 0.96% 1.0%
Families 0.88% 0.98%
Median Household Income   2.35%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
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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Adelanto, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Adelanto 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 # 246 84th
Population Density1 # 904 41st
Diversity Index2 # 58 96th
Median Household Income # 1226 20th
Per Capita Income # 1394 9th

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