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Templeton, California - Basic Facts

The Templeton Census Designated Place had a population of 8,060 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Templeton is located at latitude 35.556 and longitude -120.7175 in San Luis Obispo County. The formal boundaries for the Templeton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. San Luis Obispo County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 807 feet.

The Templeton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2410065) 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 Templeton Census Designated Place is located within Atascadero CCD of San Luis Obispo County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Templeton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Templeton: Crocker.

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Templeton, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 8,060
Daytime Population: Workers 4,108
Daytime Population: Residents 4,486
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 8,594
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.07
Population in Households 7,974
Population in Familes 6,804
Population in Group Qrtrs 86
Population Density2 1,027
Diversity Index3 46


Median Household Income $79,627
Average Household Income $110,681
Per Capita Income $41,329


Total Housing Units 3,133 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,104 (67.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 865 (27.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 165 ( 5.3%)
Median Home Value $475,077
Average Home Value $594,639


Total Households 2,968
Average Household Size 2.69
Family Households 2,190
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.64% 0.78%
Households 0.62% 0.8%
Families 0.81% 0.78%
Median Household Income   2.82%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

Templeton, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Templeton to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 534 65th
Population Density # 765 50th
Diversity Index # 1074 29th
Median Household Income # 362 76th
Per Capita Income # 342 78th

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