Squaw Valley, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Squaw Valley, California - Basic Facts

The Squaw Valley Census Designated Place had a population of 3,144 as of July 1, 2017. Squaw Valley ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Squaw Valley is located at latitude 36.6992 and longitude -119.1934 in Fresno County. The formal boundaries for the Squaw Valley Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 56.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Fresno County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,631 feet.

The Squaw Valley Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408799) 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 Squaw Valley Census Designated Place is located within Sierra CCD of Fresno County.

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


Total Population 3,144
Daytime Population: Workers 145
Daytime Population: Residents 2,245
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 2,390
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 3,080
Population in Familes 2,551
Population in Group Qrtrs 64
Population Density2 56
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $51,798
Average Household Income $60,853
Per Capita Income $23,664


Total Housing Units 1,419 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 956 (67.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 220 (15.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 243 (17.1%)
Median Home Value $187,057
Average Home Value $283,298


Total Households 1,176
Average Household Size 2.62
Family Households 848
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 -0.08% 0.2%
Households -0.14% 0.12%
Families -0.54% 0.12%
Median Household Income   1.01%
Per Capita Income   2.43%

Squaw Valley, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Squaw Valley 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 # 774 49th
Population Density # 1362 10th
Diversity Index # 926 39th
Median Household Income # 892 41st
Per Capita Income # 1008 34th

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