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Yucca Valley, California - Basic Facts

The Town of Yucca Valley had a population of 21,470 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Yucca Valley is located at latitude 34.1231 and longitude -116.4215 in San Bernardino County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Yucca Valley (see map below) encompass a land area of 40.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. San Bernardino County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 3,369 feet.

The Town of Yucca Valley (GNIS ID: 2413524) 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 Town of Yucca Valley is located within Twentynine Palms-Yucca Valley CCD of San Bernardino County.

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

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Yucca Valley, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 21,470
Population in Households 21,251
Population in Familes 16,475
Population in Group Qrtrs 219
Population Density1 537
Diversity Index2 57


Total Households 8,505
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 5,375
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 9,868 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,183 (52.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,321 (33.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,363 (13.8%)
Median Home Value $170,628
Average Home Value $210,197


Median Household Income $43,802
Average Household Income $57,396
Per Capita Income $23,218
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.59% 0.75%
Households 0.44% 0.61%
Families 0.36% 0.61%
Median Household Income   -0.56%
Per Capita Income   1.0%
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.

Yucca Valley, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Yucca Valley 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 # 334 78th
Population Density1 # 926 39th
Diversity Index2 # 880 42nd
Median Household Income # 1092 28th
Per Capita Income # 983 35th

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