Laton, CA Profile: Facts & Data


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Laton, California - Basic Facts

The Laton Census Designated Place had a population of 1,903 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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


Total Population 1,903
Population in Households 1,903
Population in Familes 1,740
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 982
Diversity Index3 81


Median Household Income $49,707
Average Household Income $62,581
Per Capita Income $16,073


Total Housing Units 512 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 281 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 211 (41.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 20 ( 3.9%)
Median Home Value $193,939
Average Home Value $268,883


Total Households 492
Average Household Size 3.87
Family Households 417
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.52% 0.74%
Households 0.45% 0.72%
Families 0.41% 0.71%
Median Household Income   2.03%
Per Capita Income   3.32%

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, 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 # 888 41st
Population Density # 784 48th
Diversity Index # 349 77th
Median Household Income # 1024 33rd
Per Capita Income # 1351 11th

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