Camp Nelson, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Camp Nelson, California - Basic Facts

The Camp Nelson Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Tulare County at latitude 36.142 and longitude -118.6107. Tulare County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,898 feet.

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

The U5 Census Class Code for Camp Nelson 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 Camp Nelson Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.24 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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


Total Population 106
Population in Households 92
Population in Familes 74
Population in Group Qrtrs 14
Population Density1 86
Diversity Index2 40


Total Households 61
Average Household Size 1.51
Family Households 40
Average Family Size 2


Total Housing Units 421 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 49 (11.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 12 ( 2.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 360 (85.5%)
Median Home Value $184,375
Average Home Value $227,660


Median Household Income $57,467
Average Household Income $74,503
Per Capita Income $32,862
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 2.11% 1.82%
Households 2.47% 1.89%
Families 5.39% 1.92%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   3.28%
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.


Camp Nelson, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Camp Nelson 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 # 1428 6th
Population Density1 # 1309 14th
Diversity Index2 # 1144 25th
Median Household Income # 593 61st
Per Capita Income # 430 72nd

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