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French Gulch, California - Basic Facts

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The French Gulch Census Designated Place had a population of 350 as of July 1, 2016. French Gulch ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 French Gulch is located at latitude 40.7177 and longitude -122.6294 in Shasta County. The formal boundaries for the French Gulch Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Shasta County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,394 feet.

The French Gulch Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408262) 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 French Gulch Census Designated Place is located within Southwest Shasta CCD of Shasta County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with French Gulch population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

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French Gulch, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 350
Population in Households 350
Population in Familes 284
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 28
Diversity Index2 34


Total Households 148
Average Household Size 2.36
Family Households 105
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 168 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 119 (70.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 29 (17.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 (11.9%)
Median Home Value $259,091
Average Home Value $371,250


Median Household Income $53,782
Average Household Income $81,498
Per Capita Income $33,136
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.18% 0.28%
Households 0.11% 0.4%
Families 1.96% 0.19%
Median Household Income   1.58%
Per Capita Income   2.47%
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.

French Gulch, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares French Gulch 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 # 1243 18th
Population Density1 # 1448 5th
Diversity Index2 # 1312 13th
Median Household Income # 793 48th
Per Capita Income # 504 67th

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