Cold Springs, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Cold Springs, California - Basic Facts

The Cold Springs Census Designated Place had a population of 450 as of July 1, 2017. Cold Springs 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 Cold Springs is located at latitude 38.7468 and longitude -120.8761 in El Dorado County. The formal boundaries for the Cold Springs Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. El Dorado County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,204 feet.

The Cold Springs Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628720) 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 Cold Springs Census Designated Place is located within North El Dorado CCD of El Dorado County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cold Springs 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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Cold Springs, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 450
Daytime Population: Workers 33
Daytime Population: Residents 271
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 304
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.68
Population in Households 450
Population in Familes 397
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 596
Diversity Index3 31


Median Household Income $82,986
Average Household Income $114,914
Per Capita Income $46,901


Total Housing Units 211 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 167 (79.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 31 (14.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 13 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $543,750
Average Home Value $593,976


Total Households 198
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 153
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 0.12% 0.35%
Households 0.14% 0.4%
Families 2.16% 0.39%
Median Household Income   0.72%
Per Capita Income   1.59%

Cold Springs, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cold Springs 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 # 1203 21st
Population Density # 894 41st
Diversity Index # 1369 10th
Median Household Income # 317 79th
Per Capita Income # 260 83rd

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