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Turlock, California - Basic Facts

The City of Turlock had a population of 72,047 as of July 1, 2017. Turlock ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Turlock is located at latitude 37.5052 and longitude -120.8588 in Stanislaus County. The formal boundaries for the City of Turlock (see map below) encompass a land area of 16.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Stanislaus County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 102 feet.

The City of Turlock (GNIS ID: 2412114) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Turlock is located within Turlock CCD of Stanislaus County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Turlock population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Turlock: Sierra.

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Turlock, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 72,047
Daytime Population: Workers 29,583
Daytime Population: Residents 41,018
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 70,601
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 70,762
Population in Familes 60,224
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,285
Population Density2 4,256
Diversity Index3 77


Median Household Income $54,214
Average Household Income $73,138
Per Capita Income $24,669


Total Housing Units 25,342 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12,786 (50.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,046 (43.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,510 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $275,501
Average Home Value $314,896


Total Households 23,832
Average Household Size 2.97
Family Households 17,405
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.69% 0.72%
Households 0.63% 0.69%
Families 0.6% 0.7%
Median Household Income   1.45%
Per Capita Income   2.48%

Turlock, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Turlock to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 123 92nd
Population Density # 293 81st
Diversity Index # 477 69th
Median Household Income # 820 46th
Per Capita Income # 967 36th

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