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Pinon Hills, California - Basic Facts

The Piñon Hills Census Designated Place had a population of 7,693 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Pinon Hills is located at latitude 34.4425 and longitude -117.622 in San Bernardino County. The formal boundaries for the Piñon Hills Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 32.12 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. San Bernardino County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,173 feet.

The Piñon Hills Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2627936) 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 Piñon Hills Census Designated Place is located within Victorville-Hesperia CCD of San Bernardino County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pinon Hills 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 Pinon Hills: Desert Springs, Desmont, Smithson Springs.

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Pinon Hills, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,693
Population in Households 7,692
Population in Familes 6,617
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 240
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 2,700
Average Household Size 2.85
Family Households 2,012
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,159 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,041 (64.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 659 (20.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 459 (14.5%)
Median Home Value $190,607
Average Home Value $239,503


Median Household Income $41,745
Average Household Income $68,166
Per Capita Income $23,930
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.9% 0.86%
Households 0.82% 0.77%
Families 0.81% 0.76%
Median Household Income   0.25%
Per Capita Income   2.08%
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.

Pinon Hills, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pinon Hills 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 # 542 64th
Population Density1 # 1095 28th
Diversity Index2 # 761 50th
Median Household Income # 1144 25th
Per Capita Income # 955 37th

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