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Harbison Canyon, California - Basic Facts

The Harbison Canyon Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in San Diego County at latitude 32.8273 and longitude -116.8381. San Diego County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 906 feet.

The formal official name is the Harbison Canyon Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Harbison Canyon, California.

The U5 Census Class Code for Harbison Canyon indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Harbison Canyon Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 10.07 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Harbison Canyon, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 3,888
Population in Households 3,886
Population in Familes 3,340
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density1 387
Diversity Index2 51


Total Households 1,357
Average Household Size 2.86
Family Households 1,044
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,424 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,128 (79.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 229 (16.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 67 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $430,625
Average Home Value $455,796


Median Household Income $80,501
Average Household Income $104,216
Per Capita Income $36,373
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.29% 0.71%
Households 0.24% 0.68%
Families 0.23% 0.68%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   2.82%
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.


Harbison Canyon, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Harbison Canyon to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 703 54th
Population Density1 # 998 35th
Diversity Index2 # 951 38th
Median Household Income # 286 81st
Per Capita Income # 338 78th

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