Stirling City, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Stirling City, California - Basic Facts

The Stirling City Census Designated Place had a population of 284 as of July 1, 2017. Stirling City ranks in the lower 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 Stirling City is located at latitude 39.905 and longitude -121.5374 in Butte County. The formal boundaries for the Stirling City Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.18 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Butte County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 3,570 feet.

The Stirling City Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2612488) 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 Stirling City Census Designated Place is located within Paradise CCD of Butte County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Stirling City population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Stirling City, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 284
Daytime Population: Workers 137
Daytime Population: Residents 172
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 309
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.09
Population in Households 284
Population in Familes 227
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 241
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $56,413
Average Household Income $74,861
Per Capita Income $30,116


Total Housing Units 151 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 81 (53.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 32 (21.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 39 (25.8%)
Median Home Value $269,079
Average Home Value $296,296


Total Households 112
Average Household Size 2.54
Family Households 76
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.52% -0.21%
Households -0.6% -0.18%
Families 0.18% -0.26%
Median Household Income   1.55%
Per Capita Income   2.71%

Stirling City, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stirling City to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 1284 15th
Population Density # 1095 28th
Diversity Index # 1378 9th
Median Household Income # 755 50th
Per Capita Income # 710 53rd

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