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Laton, California - Basic Facts

The Laton Census Designated Place had a population of 1,889 as of July 1, 2017. Laton ranks in the upper 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 Laton is located at latitude 36.4338 and longitude -119.6916 in Fresno County. The formal boundaries for the Laton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.94 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Fresno County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 259 feet.

The Laton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408585) 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 Laton Census Designated Place is located within Laton CCD of Fresno County.

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


Total Population 1,889
Daytime Population: Workers 213
Daytime Population: Residents 1,120
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,333
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.71
Population in Households 1,889
Population in Familes 1,722
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 975
Diversity Index3 81


Median Household Income $50,319
Average Household Income $63,531
Per Capita Income $16,308


Total Housing Units 502 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 269 (53.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 218 (43.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 14 ( 2.8%)
Median Home Value $169,565
Average Home Value $218,377


Total Households 488
Average Household Size 3.87
Family Households 414
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.48% 0.7%
Households 0.4% 0.61%
Families 0.37% 0.57%
Median Household Income   1.25%
Per Capita Income   2.91%

Laton, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Laton 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 # 891 41st
Population Density # 780 49th
Diversity Index # 345 77th
Median Household Income # 935 38th
Per Capita Income # 1320 13th

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