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Crest, California - Basic Facts

The Crest Census Designated Place had a population of 2,720 as of July 1, 2016. Crest ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Crest is located at latitude 32.8 and longitude -116.8671 in San Diego County. The formal boundaries for the Crest Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. San Diego County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,640 feet.

The Crest Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407680) 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 Crest Census Designated Place is located within San Diego CCD of San Diego County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Crest 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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Crest, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,720
Population in Households 2,720
Population in Familes 2,304
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 417
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 994
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 749
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,031 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 821 (79.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 173 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 37 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $446,000
Average Home Value $494,927


Median Household Income $79,834
Average Household Income $101,148
Per Capita Income $36,555
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.77% 1.1%
Households 0.52% 0.97%
Families 0.63% 0.99%
Median Household Income   2.08%
Per Capita Income   2.26%
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.

Crest, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crest 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 # 809 47th
Population Density1 # 980 35th
Diversity Index2 # 1137 25th
Median Household Income # 315 79th
Per Capita Income # 395 74th

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