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Fort Irwin, California - Basic Facts

The Fort Irwin Census Designated Place had a population of 8,982 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Fort Irwin is located at latitude 35.2477 and longitude -116.6834 in San Bernardino County. 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. San Bernardino County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,487 feet.

The Fort Irwin Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628733) has a M2 Census Class Code which indicates a military or other defense installation entirely within a census designated place. 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 Fort Irwin Census Designated Place is located within Newberry Springs-Baker CCD of San Bernardino County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Fort Irwin: Camp Irwin.

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


Total Population 8,982
Population in Households 7,634
Population in Familes 7,250
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,348
Population Density1 1,290
Diversity Index2 79


Total Households 2,390
Average Household Size 3.19
Family Households 2,107
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,513 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 16 ( 0.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,374 (94.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 123 ( 4.9%)
Median Home Value $300,000
Average Home Value $271,875


Median Household Income $53,228
Average Household Income $63,055
Per Capita Income $20,213
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.25% 0.33%
Households 0.13% 0.24%
Families 0.13% 0.25%
Median Household Income   1.5%
Per Capita Income   1.54%
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 1,516 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 # 509 66th
Population Density1 # 718 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 393 74th
Median Household Income # 818 46th
Per Capita Income # 1127 26th

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