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Glen Ellen, California - Basic Facts

The Glen Ellen Census Designated Place had a population of 846 as of July 1, 2016. Glen Ellen ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Glen Ellen is located at latitude 38.3554 and longitude -122.5439 in Sonoma County. The formal boundaries for the Glen Ellen Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sonoma County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 253 feet.

The Glen Ellen Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408299) 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 Glen Ellen Census Designated Place is located within Sonoma CCD of Sonoma County.

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


Total Population 846
Population in Households 832
Population in Familes 609
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density1 402
Diversity Index2 37


Total Households 389
Average Household Size 2.14
Family Households 227
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 447 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 228 (51.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 161 (36.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 58 (13.0%)
Median Home Value $666,667
Average Home Value $734,649


Median Household Income $63,110
Average Household Income $87,013
Per Capita Income $40,722
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.23% 1.27%
Households 1.07% 1.16%
Families 1.1% 1.2%
Median Household Income   3.68%
Per Capita Income   2.28%
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.

Glen Ellen, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Glen Ellen 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 # 1086 28th
Population Density1 # 989 35th
Diversity Index2 # 1236 18th
Median Household Income # 551 64th
Per Capita Income # 317 79th

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