Los Ranchos CDP, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Los Ranchos CDP, California - Basic Facts

The Los Ranchos Census Designated Place had a population of 1,512 as of July 1, 2016. Los Ranchos CDP ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Los Ranchos CDP is located at latitude 35.2134 and longitude -120.6275 in San Luis Obispo County. The formal boundaries for the Los Ranchos Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The Los Ranchos Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583065) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without 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 Los Ranchos Census Designated Place is located within San Luis Obispo CCD of San Luis Obispo County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Los Ranchos CDP 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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Los Ranchos CDP, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,512
Population in Households 1,512
Population in Familes 1,327
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 534
Diversity Index2 22


Total Households 589
Average Household Size 2.57
Family Households 465
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 643 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 519 (80.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 70 (10.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 54 ( 8.4%)
Median Home Value $877,336
Average Home Value $889,519


Median Household Income $102,740
Average Household Income $130,292
Per Capita Income $50,811
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.38% 0.48%
Households 0.16% 0.4%
Families 0.0% 0.43%
Median Household Income   1.18%
Per Capita Income   2.0%
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.

Los Ranchos CDP, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Los Ranchos CDP 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 # 946 38th
Population Density1 # 927 39th
Diversity Index2 # 1470 3rd
Median Household Income # 129 92nd
Per Capita Income # 180 88th

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