La Selva Beach, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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La Selva Beach, California - Basic Facts

The La Selva Beach Census Designated Place had a population of 2,937 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for La Selva Beach is located at latitude 36.9274 and longitude -121.8444 in Santa Cruz County. The formal boundaries for the La Selva Beach Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.3 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Santa Cruz County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 82 feet.

The La Selva Beach Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583053) 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 La Selva Beach Census Designated Place is located within Watsonville CCD of Santa Cruz County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with La Selva Beach 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 La Selva Beach: Manresa, Rob Roy, Robroy, Roy Roy.

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La Selva Beach, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,937
Population in Households 2,643
Population in Familes 2,104
Population in Group Qrtrs 294
Population Density1 555
Diversity Index2 53


Total Households 1,084
Average Household Size 2.44
Family Households 742
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,399 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 716 (51.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 368 (26.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 315 (22.5%)
Median Home Value $889,785
Average Home Value $915,957


Median Household Income $91,305
Average Household Income $123,107
Per Capita Income $49,108
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.52% 0.56%
Households 0.12% 0.58%
Families 0.17% 0.59%
Median Household Income   2.83%
Per Capita Income   2.07%
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.

La Selva Beach, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares La Selva Beach 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 # 790 48th
Population Density1 # 918 40th
Diversity Index2 # 934 38th
Median Household Income # 208 86th
Per Capita Income # 191 87th

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