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Grand Terrace, California - Basic Facts

The City of Grand Terrace had a population of 12,226 as of July 1, 2016. Grand Terrace ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Grand Terrace is located at latitude 34.0312 and longitude -117.3132 in San Bernardino County. The formal boundaries for the City of Grand Terrace (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.5 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. San Bernardino County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,063 feet.

The City of Grand Terrace (GNIS ID: 2410634) 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.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Grand Terrace is located within San Bernardino CCD of San Bernardino County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Grand Terrace 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 Grand Terrace: The Terrace.

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


Total Population 12,226
Population in Households 12,113
Population in Familes 9,957
Population in Group Qrtrs 113
Population Density1 3,491
Diversity Index2 80


Total Households 4,426
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 3,081
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 4,771 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,682 (56.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,744 (36.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 345 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $272,233
Average Home Value $283,827


Median Household Income $62,674
Average Household Income $81,015
Per Capita Income $29,674
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.25% 0.43%
Households 0.08% 0.31%
Families 0.07% 0.28%
Median Household Income   3.34%
Per Capita Income   1.63%
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.

Grand Terrace, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Grand Terrace 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 # 445 71st
Population Density1 # 376 75th
Diversity Index2 # 361 76th
Median Household Income # 561 63rd
Per Capita Income # 664 56th

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