Pleasure Point CDP, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Pleasure Point CDP, California - Basic Facts

The Pleasure Point Census Designated Place had a population of 6,017 as of July 1, 2016. Pleasure Point CDP ranks in the upper 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 Pleasure Point CDP is located at latitude 36.9597 and longitude -121.97 in Santa Cruz County. The formal boundaries for the Pleasure Point Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.75 sq. miles and a water area of 1.26 sq. miles.

The Pleasure Point Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408992) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of ""

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Pleasure Point Census Designated Place is located within Santa Cruz CCD of Santa Cruz County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Pleasure Point CDP 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 Pleasure Point CDP: Opal Cliffs CDP, Opal Cliffs Census Designated Place.

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Pleasure Point CDP, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 6,017
Population in Households 5,997
Population in Familes 3,842
Population in Group Qrtrs 20
Population Density1 7,996
Diversity Index2 56


Total Households 2,696
Average Household Size 2.22
Family Households 1,336
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 3,163 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,358 (42.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,338 (42.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 467 (14.8%)
Median Home Value $688,213
Average Home Value $675,552


Median Household Income $68,652
Average Household Income $100,519
Per Capita Income $45,437
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.46% 0.76%
Households 0.28% 0.67%
Families 0.14% 0.66%
Median Household Income   3.26%
Per Capita Income   2.1%
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.

Pleasure Point CDP, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pleasure Point CDP 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 # 601 60th
Population Density1 # 103 93rd
Diversity Index2 # 892 41st
Median Household Income # 449 70th
Per Capita Income # 236 84th

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