Piru, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Piru, California - Basic Facts

The Piru Census Designated Place had a population of 2,134 as of July 1, 2016. Piru ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Piru is located at latitude 34.4069 and longitude -118.7996 in Ventura County. The formal boundaries for the Piru Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.82 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Ventura County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 709 feet.

The Piru Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409077) 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 Piru Census Designated Place is located within Fillmore CCD of Ventura County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Piru 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 Piru: Piru City, Piru Rancho.

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Piru Census Designated Place, CA Boundary Map

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


Total Population 2,134
Population in Households 2,134
Population in Familes 1,973
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 757
Diversity Index2 81


Total Households 533
Average Household Size 4.0
Family Households 453
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 571 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 271 (47.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 262 (45.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 38 ( 6.7%)
Median Home Value $242,188
Average Home Value $410,609


Median Household Income $44,963
Average Household Income $57,542
Per Capita Income $13,818
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.54% 0.66%
Households 0.3% 0.52%
Families 0.58% 0.52%
Median Household Income   1.63%
Per Capita Income   1.55%
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.

Piru, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Piru 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 # 868 43rd
Population Density1 # 837 45th
Diversity Index2 # 339 78th
Median Household Income # 1062 30th
Per Capita Income # 1375 9th

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