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Manteca, California - Basic Facts

The City of Manteca is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in San Joaquin County at latitude 37.7905 and longitude -121.2306. San Joaquin County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 36 feet.

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

The P1 Census Class Code for Manteca 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 Manteca (see map below) encompass a land area of 20.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles.

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

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


Total Population 70,726
Population in Households 70,251
Population in Familes 60,775
Population in Group Qrtrs 475
Population Density1 3,988
Diversity Index2 81


Total Households 22,647
Average Household Size 3.1
Family Households 17,324
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 23,915 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,710 (57.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,937 (37.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,268 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $233,296
Average Home Value $255,564


Median Household Income $56,683
Average Household Income $71,876
Per Capita Income $23,199
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 1.25% 1.34%
Households 1.1% 1.26%
Families 1.05% 1.28%
Median Household Income   2.48%
Per Capita Income   2.43%
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.


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, 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 # 119 92nd
Population Density1 # 310 80th
Diversity Index2 # 342 78th
Median Household Income # 618 59th
Per Capita Income # 871 43rd

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