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Escalon, California - Basic Facts

The City of Escalon is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in San Joaquin County at latitude 37.7913 and longitude -120.9996. San Joaquin County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 118 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Escalon, but most people and references simply refer to it as Escalon, California.

The P1 Census Class Code for Escalon indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The formal boundaries for the City of Escalon (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0.07 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 7,141
Population in Households 7,127
Population in Familes 6,287
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density1 3,104
Diversity Index2 63


Total Households 2,468
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 1,905
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,610 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,729 (66.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 739 (28.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 142 ( 5.4%)
Median Home Value $213,527
Average Home Value $239,705


Median Household Income $58,378
Average Household Income $66,505
Per Capita Income $23,097
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.03% 0.49%
Households -0.08% 0.39%
Families -0.16% 0.36%
Median Household Income   2.27%
Per Capita Income   2.47%
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.


Escalon, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Escalon 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 # 562 63rd
Population Density1 # 437 71st
Diversity Index2 # 753 51st
Median Household Income # 567 63rd
Per Capita Income # 883 42nd

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