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 6,104 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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, 2017)


Total Population 6,104
Daytime Population: Workers 1,072
Daytime Population: Residents 2,674
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 3,746
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.61
Population in Households 6,082
Population in Familes 3,893
Population in Group Qrtrs 22
Population Density2 8,112
Diversity Index3 56


Median Household Income $73,521
Average Household Income $110,406
Per Capita Income $50,427


Total Housing Units 3,202 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,395 (43.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,370 (42.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 437 (13.6%)
Median Home Value $756,598
Average Home Value $737,877


Total Households 2,765
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 1,367
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.6% 0.6%
Households 0.59% 0.56%
Families 0.44% 0.56%
Median Household Income   2.41%
Per Capita Income   3.05%

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, 2017 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 # 600 60th
Population Density # 104 93rd
Diversity Index # 896 41st
Median Household Income # 433 72nd
Per Capita Income # 212 86th

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