Golden Hills, CA Profile: Facts & Data

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Golden Hills, California - Basic Facts

The Golden Hills Census Designated Place had a population of 8,767 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Golden Hills is located at latitude 35.1513 and longitude -118.5007 in Kern County. The formal boundaries for the Golden Hills Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 12.25 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Kern County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 3,917 feet.

The Golden Hills Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408306) 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 Golden Hills Census Designated Place is located within Tehachapi CCD of Kern County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Golden Hills population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 8,767
Population in Households 8,766
Population in Familes 7,482
Population in Group Qrtrs 1
Population Density1 716
Diversity Index2 60
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $60,690
Average Household Income $81,102
Per Capita Income $29,959

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 3,581 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,177 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,065 (29.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 339 ( 9.5%)
Median Home Value $312,286
Average Home Value $410,508
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,242
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 2,378
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.15% 0.42%
Households 0.1% 0.31%
Families 0.04% 0.27%
Median Household Income   2.46%
Per Capita Income   3.28%

Golden Hills, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Golden Hills 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 # 517 66th
Population Density # 855 44th
Diversity Index # 843 45th
Median Household Income # 704 54th
Per Capita Income # 786 48th

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