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Weed, California - Basic Facts

The City of Weed had a population of 2,930 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Weed is located at latitude 41.4121 and longitude -122.381 in Siskiyou County. The formal boundaries for the City of Weed (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Siskiyou County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 3,428 feet.

The City of Weed (GNIS ID: 2412201) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Weed is located within Weed CCD of Siskiyou County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Weed 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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Weed, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 2,930
Population in Households 2,758
Population in Familes 2,119
Population in Group Qrtrs 172
Population Density1 612
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 1,091
Average Household Size 2.53
Family Households 696
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,277 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 509 (39.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 582 (45.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 186 (14.6%)
Median Home Value $153,595
Average Home Value $157,843


Median Household Income $28,097
Average Household Income $39,432
Per Capita Income $15,692
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.2% -0.31%
Households -0.57% -0.46%
Families -0.45% -0.46%
Median Household Income   0.61%
Per Capita Income   1.02%
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.

Weed, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Weed 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 # 791 48th
Population Density1 # 891 41st
Diversity Index2 # 747 51st
Median Household Income # 1463 4th
Per Capita Income # 1323 13th

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