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Empire, California - Basic Facts

Empire is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Empire Census Designated Place.

It is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Stanislaus County at latitude 37.6383 and longitude -120.9022. Stanislaus County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 118 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Empire Census Designated Place (see map) encompass a land area of 1.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Empire: Empire City.

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Also See: Modesto, CA ZIP Codes and ZIP Code Maps

Empire, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Empire 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 # 687 55th
Population Density1 # 501 67th
Diversity Index2 # 153 90th
Median Household Income # 1406 8th
Per Capita Income # 1400 8th

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

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

POPULATION

Total Population 4,246
Population in Households 4,108
Population in Familes 3,540
Population in Group Qrtrs 138
Population Density1 2,716
Diversity Index2 85
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,229
Average Household Size 3.34
Family Households 939
Average Family Size 4

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,333 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 715 (53.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 514 (38.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 104 ( 7.8%)
Median Home Value $116,071
Average Home Value $196,213
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $31,359
Average Household Income $39,842
Per Capita Income $12,465
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.32% 0.52%
Households 0.27% 0.48%
Families 0.18% 0.44%
Median Household Income   2.49%
Per Capita Income   2.97%
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.

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