Ford City, CA Profile: Facts & Data

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Ford City, California - Basic Facts

The Ford City Census Designated Place had a population of 4,310 as of July 1, 2018. Ford City 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 Ford City is located at latitude 35.1647 and longitude -119.4584 in Kern County. The formal boundaries for the Ford City Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kern County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 892 feet.

The Ford City Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408226) 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 Ford City Census Designated Place is located within West Kern CCD of Kern County.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 4,310
Population in Households 4,310
Population in Familes 3,588
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 2,809
Diversity Index3 83
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $40,041
Average Household Income $47,717
Per Capita Income $13,471

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 1,426 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 573 (40.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 643 (45.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 209 (14.7%)
Median Home Value $114,844
Average Home Value $165,052
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,217
Average Household Size 3.54
Family Households 904
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.09% 0.11%
Households -0.42% -0.1%
Families -0.52% -0.11%
Median Household Income   2.5%
Per Capita Income   2.8%

Ford City, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ford City 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 # 685 55th
Population Density # 496 67th
Diversity Index # 276 82nd
Median Household Income # 1253 17th
Per Capita Income # 1410 7th

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