Arnold, CA Profile: Facts & Data


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Arnold, California - Basic Facts

The Arnold Census Designated Place had a population of 3,743 as of July 1, 2018. Arnold 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 Arnold is located at latitude 38.2491 and longitude -120.3493 in Calaveras County. The formal boundaries for the Arnold Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.79 sq. miles and a water area of 0.06 sq. miles. Calaveras County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,009 feet.

The Arnold Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407763) 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 Arnold Census Designated Place is located within Arnold-West Point CCD of Calaveras County.

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Arnold, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,743
Population in Households 3,743
Population in Familes 3,041
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 253
Diversity Index3 26


Median Household Income $60,874
Average Household Income $83,720
Per Capita Income $38,337


Total Housing Units 4,897 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,390 (28.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 323 ( 6.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 3,184 (65.0%)
Median Home Value $419,512
Average Home Value $431,673


Total Households 1,713
Average Household Size 2.19
Family Households 1,166
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.32% 0.03%
Households -0.33% -0.01%
Families -0.22% -0.02%
Median Household Income   2.75%
Per Capita Income   2.39%

Arnold, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Arnold to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 712 53rd
Population Density # 1086 28th
Diversity Index # 1441 5th
Median Household Income # 699 54th
Per Capita Income # 444 71st

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