East Foothills, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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East Foothills, California - Basic Facts

The East Foothills Census Designated Place had a population of 6,527 as of July 1, 2016. East Foothills ranks in the upper 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 East Foothills is located at latitude 37.3826 and longitude -121.8138 in Santa Clara County. The formal boundaries for the East Foothills Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.09 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Santa Clara County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 344 feet.

The East Foothills Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408705) 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 East Foothills Census Designated Place is located within San Jose CCD of Santa Clara County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with East Foothills 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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East Foothills, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,527
Population in Households 6,501
Population in Familes 5,471
Population in Group Qrtrs 26
Population Density1 3,117
Diversity Index2 80


Total Households 2,205
Average Household Size 2.95
Family Households 1,658
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 2,311 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,737 (75.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 468 (20.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 106 ( 4.6%)
Median Home Value $717,178
Average Home Value $742,976


Median Household Income $110,386
Average Household Income $139,461
Per Capita Income $46,720
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.7% 0.99%
Households 0.45% 0.86%
Families 0.52% 0.88%
Median Household Income   1.86%
Per Capita Income   1.55%
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.

East Foothills, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares East Foothills 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 # 586 61st
Population Density1 # 433 72nd
Diversity Index2 # 357 77th
Median Household Income # 99 94th
Per Capita Income # 212 86th

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