Pescadero, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Pescadero, California - Basic Facts

The Pescadero Census Designated Place had a population of 668 as of July 1, 2015. Pescadero ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Pescadero is located at latitude 37.2449 and longitude -122.3789 in San Mateo County. The formal boundaries for the Pescadero Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. San Mateo County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 39 feet.

The Pescadero Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628775) 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 Pescadero Census Designated Place is located within Half Moon Bay CCD of San Mateo County.

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

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


Total Population 668
Population in Households 612
Population in Familes 457
Population in Group Qrtrs 56
Population Density1 166
Diversity Index2 79


Total Households 202
Average Household Size 3.03
Family Households 127
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 224 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 86 (38.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 116 (51.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 ( 9.8%)
Median Home Value $706,250
Average Home Value $752,011


Median Household Income $101,367
Average Household Income $130,411
Per Capita Income $45,246
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.73% 1.08%
Households 0.67% 1.16%
Families -1.43% 1.23%
Median Household Income   4.76%
Per Capita Income   3.51%
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.


Pescadero, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pescadero 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 # 1134 26th
Population Density1 # 1180 23rd
Diversity Index2 # 393 74th
Median Household Income # 143 91st
Per Capita Income # 203 87th

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