Amesti, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Amesti, California - Basic Facts

The Amesti Census Designated Place had a population of 3,788 as of July 1, 2015. Amesti 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 Amesti is located at latitude 36.9595 and longitude -121.7817 in Santa Cruz County. The formal boundaries for the Amesti Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Santa Cruz County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 148 feet.

The Amesti Census Designated Place 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.

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

Amesti Census Designated Place, CA Boundary Map

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

POPULATION

Total Population 3,788
Population in Households 3,770
Population in Familes 3,206
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density1 1,266
Diversity Index2 84
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,064
Average Household Size 3.54
Family Households 794
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,102 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 627 (56.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 437 (39.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $443,229
Average Home Value $473,405
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $46,845
Average Household Income $61,213
Per Capita Income $17,940
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.64% 1.34%
Households 1.54% 1.35%
Families 0.1% 1.4%
Median Household Income   4.82%
Per Capita Income   2.87%
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.

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Amesti, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Amesti 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 # 709 54th
Population Density1 # 724 53rd
Diversity Index2 # 219 86th
Median Household Income # 991 35th
Per Capita Income # 1210 21st

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