California Census Data

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California Census Data

Each Community Profile, ZIP Code Profile and County includes Demographic Data for:

  1. Population (6 subcatagories)
  2. Housing (6 subcatagories)
  3. Households (4 subcatagories)
  4. Income (3 subcatagories)
  5. Peer Comparison by Rank and Percentile (5 subcatagories)
  6. Anticipated Growth Rates for the Next 5 Years (5 subcatagories)
Be sure to try our VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool that allows you to compare and rank key demographic data 60 different ways!

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California Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 38,986,171
Population in Households 38,168,211
Population in Familes 31,178,864
Population in Group Qrtrs 817,960
Population Density1 250
Diversity Index2 83
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 13,029,292
Average Household Size 2.93
Family Households 8,956,430
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 14,192,823 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,077,863 (49.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,951,429 (41.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,163,531 ( 8.2%)
Median Home Value $448,980
Average Home Value $518,280
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $62,554
Average Household Income $90,812
Per Capita Income $30,905
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.73% 0.87%
Households 0.57% 0.79%
Families 0.57% 0.79%
Median Household Income   2.73%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
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.

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