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Mountain Mesa, California - Basic Facts

The Mountain Mesa Census Designated Place had a population of 804 as of July 1, 2018. Mountain Mesa 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 Mountain Mesa is located at latitude 35.6394 and longitude -118.4056 in Kern County. The formal boundaries for the Mountain Mesa Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 0.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Kern County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,641 feet.

The Mountain Mesa Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408881) 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 Mountain Mesa Census Designated Place is located within Lake Isabella CCD of Kern County.

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Mountain Mesa, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 804
Population in Households 775
Population in Familes 586
Population in Group Qrtrs 29
Population Density2 967
Diversity Index3 39


Median Household Income $38,416
Average Household Income $58,185
Per Capita Income $26,934


Total Housing Units 382 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 231 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 85 (22.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 66 (17.3%)
Median Home Value $225,000
Average Home Value $311,853


Total Households 316
Average Household Size 2.45
Family Households 192
Average Family Size 3
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.41% 0.74%
Households 0.47% 0.63%
Families 0.0% 0.52%
Median Household Income   4.85%
Per Capita Income   3.46%

Mountain Mesa, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mountain Mesa 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 # 1093 28th
Population Density # 786 48th
Diversity Index # 1215 20th
Median Household Income # 1292 15th
Per Capita Income # 925 39th

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