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Davis, California - Basic Facts

The City of Davis had a population of 67,548 as of July 1, 2016. Davis 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 Davis is located at latitude 38.5561 and longitude -121.7378 in Yolo County. The formal boundaries for the City of Davis (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Yolo County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 52 feet.

The City of Davis (GNIS ID: 2410296) 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 Davis is located within Davis CCD of Yolo County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Davis 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 Davis: Davies, Davisville.

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


Total Population 67,548
Population in Households 65,716
Population in Familes 36,728
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,832
Population Density1 6,835
Diversity Index2 66


Total Households 25,327
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 12,184
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 26,564 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 10,505 (39.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 14,821 (55.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,237 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $600,854
Average Home Value $623,487


Median Household Income $58,045
Average Household Income $92,252
Per Capita Income $35,113
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.46% 0.72%
Households 0.29% 0.6%
Families 0.34% 0.58%
Median Household Income   1.56%
Per Capita Income   1.32%
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.

Davis, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Davis 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 # 130 91st
Population Density1 # 143 91st
Diversity Index2 # 712 53rd
Median Household Income # 668 56th
Per Capita Income # 441 71st

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