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Miranda, California - Basic Facts

The Miranda Census Designated Place had a population of 538 as of July 1, 2019. Miranda 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 Miranda is located at latitude 40.2346 and longitude -123.8236 in Humboldt County. The formal boundaries for the Miranda Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Humboldt County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 348 feet.

The Miranda Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2611441) 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 Miranda Census Designated Place is located within Garberville CCD of Humboldt County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Miranda: Jacobsen's Valley.

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Miranda, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Miranda, CA Housing Affordability Index is 46
State of California Housing Affordability Index is 67
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Miranda, CA Wealth Index is 63
State of California Wealth Index is 123
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 538 (100%)
Population in Households 535 (99.4%)
Population in Families 362 (67.3%)
Population in Group Quarters1 3 ( 0.6%)
Population Density 360
Diversity Index2 42
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $36,734
Average Household Income $56,907
Per Capita Income $27,255
Wealth Index4 63

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 271 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 160 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 90 (33.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 22 ( 8.1%)
Median Home Value $440,244
Housing Affordability Index3 46
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 249
Average Household Size 2.15
Family Households 130
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.37% 0.33%
Households 0.26% 0.24%
Families -0.64% 0.31%
Median Household Income   2.56%
Per Capita Income   4.07%

Miranda, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Miranda to the other 1,521 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 1171 23rd
Population Density # 1017 33rd
Diversity Index # 1161 24th
Median Household Income # 1375 10th
Per Capita Income # 934 39th

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