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Morgan Hill, California - Basic Facts

The City of Morgan Hill had a population of 43,296 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Morgan Hill is located at latitude 37.1324 and longitude -121.641 in Santa Clara County. The formal boundaries for the City of Morgan Hill (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Santa Clara County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 348 feet.

The City of Morgan Hill (GNIS ID: 2411162) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Morgan Hill is located within South Santa Clara Valley CCD of Santa Clara County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Morgan Hill 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 Morgan Hill: Morganhill.

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


Total Population 43,296
Population in Households 42,959
Population in Familes 37,707
Population in Group Qrtrs 337
Population Density1 3,396
Diversity Index2 78


Total Households 13,913
Average Household Size 3.09
Family Households 10,965
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 14,400 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 9,558 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,355 (30.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 487 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $682,519
Average Home Value $694,866


Median Household Income $96,808
Average Household Income $133,310
Per Capita Income $43,038
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 2.16% 2.02%
Households 1.96% 1.95%
Families 1.99% 1.97%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   1.74%
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.

Morgan Hill, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Morgan Hill 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 # 210 86th
Population Density1 # 398 74th
Diversity Index2 # 421 72nd
Median Household Income # 173 89th
Per Capita Income # 283 81st

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