South Oroville, CA Profile: Facts & Data

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South Oroville, California - Basic Facts

The South Oroville Census Designated Place had a population of 3,486 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for South Oroville is located at latitude 39.4966 and longitude -121.5522 in Butte County. The formal boundaries for the South Oroville Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 2.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Butte County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 187 feet.

The South Oroville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408768) 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 South Oroville Census Designated Place is located within Oroville CCD of Butte County.


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South Oroville, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

South Oroville, CA Housing Affordability Index is 173
State of California Housing Affordability Index is 67
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

South Oroville, CA Wealth Index is 39
State of California Wealth Index is 123
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 3,486
Population in Households 3,442
Population in Familes 2,831
Population in Group Qrtrs 44
Population Density 1,312
Diversity Index1 69
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,699
Average Household Income $48,100
Per Capita Income $15,575
Wealth Index3 39

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,108 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 633 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 423 (38.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $123,636
Housing Affordability Index2 173
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,056
Average Household Size 3.26
Family Households 734
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  1. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.52% -0.15%
Households 0.61% 0.26%
Families -0.01% 0.22%
Median Household Income   2.51%
Per Capita Income   3.76%

South Oroville, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares South Oroville to the other 1,521 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 737 52nd
Population Density # 715 53rd
Diversity Index # 681 55th
Median Household Income # 1304 14th
Per Capita Income # 1367 10th

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