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Graton, California - Basic Facts

The Graton Census Designated Place had a population of 1,724 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Graton is located at latitude 38.4375 and longitude -122.866 in Sonoma County. The formal boundaries for the Graton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sonoma County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 108 feet.

The Graton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408322) 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 Graton Census Designated Place is located within Sebastopol CCD of Sonoma County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Graton: Grayton.

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Graton Census Designated Place, CA Boundary Map

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


Total Population 1,724
Population in Households 1,703
Population in Familes 1,260
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density1 1,092
Diversity Index2 54


Total Households 683
Average Household Size 2.49
Family Households 416
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 745 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 455 (61.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 228 (30.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 62 ( 8.3%)
Median Home Value $625,000
Average Home Value $639,978


Median Household Income $65,805
Average Household Income $86,448
Per Capita Income $35,566
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.16% 0.46%
Households 0.07% 0.35%
Families 0.12% 0.38%
Median Household Income   3.36%
Per Capita Income   2.01%
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.

Graton, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Graton 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 # 910 40th
Population Density1 # 758 50th
Diversity Index2 # 918 40th
Median Household Income # 502 67th
Per Capita Income # 430 72nd

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