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Phelan, California - Basic Facts

The Phelan Census Designated Place had a population of 14,914 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Phelan is located at latitude 34.4398 and longitude -117.5248 in San Bernardino County. The formal boundaries for the Phelan Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 60.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. San Bernardino County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,121 feet.

The Phelan Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2627935) 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 Phelan Census Designated Place is located within Victorville-Hesperia CCD of San Bernardino County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Phelan population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Phelan, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 14,914
Daytime Population: Workers 4,025
Daytime Population: Residents 9,523
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,548
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 14,878
Population in Familes 13,009
Population in Group Qrtrs 36
Population Density2 248
Diversity Index3 72


Median Household Income $54,637
Average Household Income $71,207
Per Capita Income $22,623


Total Housing Units 5,324 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,657 (68.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,090 (20.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 577 (10.8%)
Median Home Value $208,766
Average Home Value $254,293


Total Households 4,747
Average Household Size 3.13
Family Households 3,732
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.58% 0.61%
Households 0.49% 0.53%
Families 0.6% 0.54%
Median Household Income   1.59%
Per Capita Income   2.87%

Phelan, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Phelan to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 408 73rd
Population Density # 1084 29th
Diversity Index # 585 61st
Median Household Income # 809 47th
Per Capita Income # 1057 30th

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