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Mad River, California - Basic Facts

The Mad River Census Designated Place had a population of 414 as of July 1, 2016. Mad River ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Mad River is located at latitude 40.432 and longitude -123.4924 in Trinity County. The formal boundaries for the Mad River Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 34.65 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Trinity County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,513 feet.

The Mad River Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583071) 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 Mad River Census Designated Place is located within Mad River CCD of Trinity County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Mad River 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 Mad River: Mad River Camp.

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


Total Population 414
Population in Households 413
Population in Familes 286
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 12
Diversity Index2 32


Total Households 194
Average Household Size 2.13
Family Households 106
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 347 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 135 (38.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 59 (17.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 153 (44.1%)
Median Home Value $281,944
Average Home Value $375,370


Median Household Income $48,895
Average Household Income $65,987
Per Capita Income $30,960
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.23% -0.44%
Households -0.33% -0.52%
Families -0.45% -0.57%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   1.83%
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.

Mad River, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mad River 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 # 1215 20th
Population Density1 # 1484 2nd
Diversity Index2 # 1342 11th
Median Household Income # 947 38th
Per Capita Income # 609 60th

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