Vallecito, CA Profile: Facts & Data


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The Vallecito Census Designated Place had a population of 495 as of July 1, 2018. Vallecito ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and 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 Vallecito is located at latitude 38.0902 and longitude -120.4735 in Calaveras County. The formal boundaries for the Vallecito Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 8.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Calaveras County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,762 feet.

The Vallecito Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409394) 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 Vallecito Census Designated Place is located within Angels City CCD of Calaveras County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Vallecito: Murphy's Old Diggings, Valacito, Vallicita, Vallicito.

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


Total Population 495
Population in Households 477
Population in Familes 395
Population in Group Qrtrs 18
Population Density2 58
Diversity Index3 38


Median Household Income $52,450
Average Household Income $85,107
Per Capita Income $35,292


Total Housing Units 241 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 160 (66.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 57 (23.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 24 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $230,645
Average Home Value $257,344


Total Households 217
Average Household Size 2.2
Family Households 151
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 1.38% 1.11%
Households 1.43% 1.17%
Families 1.93% 1.16%
Median Household Income   4.11%
Per Capita Income   2.16%

Vallecito, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vallecito 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 # 1185 22nd
Population Density # 1360 10th
Diversity Index # 1231 19th
Median Household Income # 934 38th
Per Capita Income # 567 63rd

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