Garden Acres, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Garden Acres, California - Basic Facts

The Garden Acres Census Designated Place had a population of 10,808 as of July 1, 2016. Garden Acres ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Garden Acres is located at latitude 37.9637 and longitude -121.2296 in San Joaquin County. The formal boundaries for the Garden Acres Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.59 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. San Joaquin County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 33 feet.

The Garden Acres Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408275) 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 Garden Acres Census Designated Place is located within Stockton CCD of San Joaquin County.

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


Total Population 10,808
Population in Households 10,807
Population in Familes 9,553
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 4,175
Diversity Index2 87


Total Households 2,825
Average Household Size 3.83
Family Households 2,285
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 3,089 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,536 (49.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,289 (41.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 264 ( 8.5%)
Median Home Value $119,043
Average Home Value $166,911


Median Household Income $40,409
Average Household Income $49,799
Per Capita Income $13,020
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.24% 0.48%
Households -0.03% 0.29%
Families -0.06% 0.28%
Median Household Income   0.09%
Per Capita Income   0.35%
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.

Garden Acres, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garden Acres 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 # 478 69th
Population Density1 # 293 81st
Diversity Index2 # 118 92nd
Median Household Income # 1187 22nd
Per Capita Income # 1400 8th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.