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Garey, California - Basic Facts

The Garey Census Designated Place had a population of 69 as of July 1, 2016. Garey 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 Garey is located at latitude 34.8858 and longitude -120.3138 in Santa Barbara County. The formal boundaries for the Garey Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.26 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Santa Barbara County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 381 feet.

The Garey Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583023) 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 Garey Census Designated Place is located within Santa Maria CCD of Santa Barbara County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Garey 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 Garey: Gary.

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


Total Population 69
Population in Households 69
Population in Familes 60
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 55
Diversity Index2 60


Total Households 30
Average Household Size 2.3
Family Households 23
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 32 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 23 (71.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 7 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 2 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $892,857
Average Home Value $895,455


Median Household Income $82,759
Average Household Income $114,792
Per Capita Income $40,650
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.23% 8.34%
Households 1.11% 7.96%
Families 4.0% 8.76%
Median Household Income   2.76%
Per Capita Income   1.84%
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.

Garey, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Garey 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 # 1448 5th
Population Density1 # 1369 10th
Diversity Index2 # 821 46th
Median Household Income # 273 82nd
Per Capita Income # 320 79th

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