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Fort Irwin, California - Basic Facts

The Fort Irwin Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in San Bernardino County at latitude 35.2477 and longitude -116.6834. San Bernardino County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,487 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Fort Irwin 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 Fort Irwin Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fort Irwin: Camp Irwin.

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


Total Population 8,865
Population in Households 7,522
Population in Familes 7,144
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,343
Population Density1 1,257
Diversity Index2 78


Total Households 2,373
Average Household Size 3.17
Family Households 2,090
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,489 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16 ( 0.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,357 (94.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 116 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $350,000
Average Home Value $460,938


Median Household Income $50,119
Average Household Income $57,025
Per Capita Income $18,557
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.05% 0.18%
Households 0.02% 0.18%
Families 0.0% 0.17%
Median Household Income   2.07%
Per Capita Income   3.08%
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.


Fort Irwin, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Fort Irwin 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 # 509 67th
Population Density1 # 725 52nd
Diversity Index2 # 429 72nd
Median Household Income # 854 44th
Per Capita Income # 1136 25th

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