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Ramona, California - Basic Facts

The Ramona Census Designated Place had a population of 21,526 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Ramona is located at latitude 33.0456 and longitude -116.8775 in San Diego County. The formal boundaries for the Ramona Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 38.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. San Diego County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,427 feet.

The Ramona Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409128) 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 Ramona Census Designated Place is located within Ramona CCD of San Diego County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Ramona 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 Ramona: Nuevo, Valley of the Sun.

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


Total Population 21,526
Population in Households 21,244
Population in Familes 18,058
Population in Group Qrtrs 282
Population Density1 560
Diversity Index2 69


Total Households 6,936
Average Household Size 3.06
Family Households 5,341
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 7,420 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,274 (57.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,662 (35.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 484 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $462,751
Average Home Value $514,755


Median Household Income $68,764
Average Household Income $88,513
Per Capita Income $28,703
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.95% 1.22%
Households 0.73% 1.11%
Families 0.72% 1.12%
Median Household Income   2.96%
Per Capita Income   1.71%
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.

Ramona, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ramona 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 # 333 78th
Population Density1 # 914 40th
Diversity Index2 # 659 56th
Median Household Income # 447 71st
Per Capita Income # 719 53rd

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