Manteca, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Manteca, California - Basic Facts

The City of Manteca had a population of 71,905 as of July 1, 2015. Manteca 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 Manteca is located at latitude 37.7905 and longitude -121.2306 in San Joaquin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Manteca (see map below) encompass a land area of 20.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. San Joaquin County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 36 feet.

The City of Manteca (GNIS ID: 2411024) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Manteca population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Manteca: Cowell, Cowell's Station.

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Manteca, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 71,905
Population in Households 71,462
Population in Familes 61,896
Population in Group Qrtrs 443
Population Density1 4,055
Diversity Index2 81


Total Households 23,150
Average Household Size 3.09
Family Households 17,742
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 24,491 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,981 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,169 (37.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,341 ( 5.5%)
Median Home Value $271,915
Average Home Value $295,385


Median Household Income $59,721
Average Household Income $75,061
Per Capita Income $24,339
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.33% 1.31%
Households 1.31% 1.28%
Families 1.31% 1.32%
Median Household Income   3.26%
Per Capita Income   2.44%
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.

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Manteca, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Manteca to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 116 92nd
Population Density1 # 305 80th
Diversity Index2 # 346 77th
Median Household Income # 584 62nd
Per Capita Income # 849 44th

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