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Valley Ford, California - Basic Facts

The Valley Ford Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Sonoma County at latitude 38.3246 and longitude -122.9147. Sonoma County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 49 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Valley Ford 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 Valley Ford Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Valley Ford: Fowlerville, Valleyford.

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


Total Population 148
Population in Households 148
Population in Familes 118
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 56
Diversity Index2 47


Total Households 58
Average Household Size 2.55
Family Households 40
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 68 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 39 (57.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 19 (27.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 10 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $541,667
Average Home Value $635,897


Median Household Income $100,883
Average Household Income $119,978
Per Capita Income $48,651
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.16% 0.53%
Households 0.41% 0.34%
Families 3.19% 0.5%
Median Household Income   1.82%
Per Capita Income   3.15%
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.


Valley Ford, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Valley Ford 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 # 1399 8th
Population Density1 # 1371 10th
Diversity Index2 # 1023 33rd
Median Household Income # 143 91st
Per Capita Income # 147 90th

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