Inyo County CA Information


Inyo County Subdivisions

Inyo County CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 18,416
Daytime Population: Workers 9,397
Daytime Population: Residents 9,821
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 19,218
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.04
Population in Households 17,983
Population in Familes 13,810
Population in Group Qrtrs 433
Population Density2 2
Diversity Index3 65


Median Household Income $46,049
Average Household Income $64,163
Per Capita Income $28,414


Total Housing Units 9,658 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,008 (51.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,030 (31.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,620 (16.8%)
Median Home Value $255,682
Average Home Value $296,541


Total Households 8,038
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 4,825
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 -0.1% -0.26%
Households -0.02% -0.21%
Families -0.02% -0.22%
Median Household Income   0.56%
Per Capita Income   1.81%


Inyo County CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Inyo County to the other 58 counties and county equivalents 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 # 52 12th
Population Density # 57 3rd
Diversity Index # 36 41st
Median Household Income # 45 24th
Per Capita Income # 29 52nd

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