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Templeton, California - Basic Facts

The Templeton Census Designated Place had a population of 7,903 as of July 1, 2016.

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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Templeton: Crocker.

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Templeton, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 7,903
Population in Households 7,813
Population in Familes 6,667
Population in Group Qrtrs 90
Population Density1 1,007
Diversity Index2 45


Total Households 2,878
Average Household Size 2.71
Family Households 2,126
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,081 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,037 (66.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 841 (27.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 203 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $491,148
Average Home Value $560,511


Median Household Income $76,215
Average Household Income $102,502
Per Capita Income $37,986
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.42% 0.54%
Households 0.23% 0.49%
Families 0.46% 0.48%
Median Household Income   2.66%
Per Capita Income   2.09%
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.

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, 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 # 537 65th
Population Density1 # 768 49th
Diversity Index2 # 1068 29th
Median Household Income # 369 76th
Per Capita Income # 356 77th

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