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Vallejo, California - Basic Facts

The City of Vallejo had a population of 118,308 as of July 1, 2016. Vallejo ranks in the upper 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 Vallejo is located at latitude 38.1079 and longitude -122.264 in Solano County. The formal boundaries for the City of Vallejo (see map below) encompass a land area of 30.67 sq. miles and a water area of 18.87 sq. miles. Solano County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 69 feet.

The City of Vallejo (GNIS ID: 2412142) 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 Vallejo is located within Vallejo CCD of Solano County.

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


Total Population 118,308
Population in Households 116,804
Population in Familes 95,240
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,504
Population Density1 3,857
Diversity Index2 87


Total Households 41,740
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 28,533
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 45,398 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 24,150 (53.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 17,590 (38.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,658 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $282,663
Average Home Value $334,373


Median Household Income $59,613
Average Household Income $77,971
Per Capita Income $28,045
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.32% 0.78%
Households 0.46% 0.86%
Families 0.42% 0.84%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   1.62%
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.

Vallejo, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vallejo 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 # 51 97th
Population Density1 # 322 79th
Diversity Index2 # 103 93rd
Median Household Income # 631 58th
Per Capita Income # 748 51st

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