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Penngrove, California - Basic Facts

The Penngrove Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Sonoma County at latitude 38.3006 and longitude -122.6706. Sonoma County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 85 feet.

The formal official name is the Penngrove Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Penngrove, California.

The U5 Census Class Code for Penngrove indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Penngrove Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Penngrove: Penns, Penn's Grove.

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Penngrove, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,503
Population in Households 2,479
Population in Familes 1,855
Population in Group Qrtrs 24
Population Density1 622
Diversity Index2 42


Total Households 1,033
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 629
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,124 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 624 (55.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 409 (36.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 91 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $473,016
Average Home Value $511,174


Median Household Income $64,679
Average Household Income $82,995
Per Capita Income $35,653
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.18% 0.14%
Households -0.16% 0.25%
Families -1.3% 0.25%
Median Household Income   3.61%
Per Capita Income   3.22%
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.


Penngrove, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Penngrove to the other 1,523 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 833 45th
Population Density1 # 888 42nd
Diversity Index2 # 1106 27th
Median Household Income # 456 70th
Per Capita Income # 362 76th

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