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Avocado Heights, California - Basic Facts

The Avocado Heights Census Designated Place had a population of 15,689 as of July 1, 2017. Avocado Heights ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Avocado Heights is located at latitude 34.0368 and longitude -118.0018 in Los Angeles County. The formal boundaries for the Avocado Heights Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0.14 sq. miles. Los Angeles County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 338 feet.

The Avocado Heights Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407785) 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 Avocado Heights Census Designated Place is located within East San Gabriel Valley CCD of Los Angeles County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Avocado Heights population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Avocado Heights, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 15,689
Daytime Population: Workers 8,604
Daytime Population: Residents 9,022
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 17,626
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.12
Population in Households 15,608
Population in Familes 14,004
Population in Group Qrtrs 81
Population Density2 5,799
Diversity Index3 78


Median Household Income $76,526
Average Household Income $89,948
Per Capita Income $22,320


Total Housing Units 3,972 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,895 (72.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 951 (23.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 126 ( 3.2%)
Median Home Value $466,706
Average Home Value $504,178


Total Households 3,846
Average Household Size 4.06
Family Households 3,333
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.25% 0.38%
Households 0.12% 0.29%
Families 0.12% 0.3%
Median Household Income   1.8%
Per Capita Income   2.72%

Avocado Heights, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Avocado Heights to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs 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 # 393 74th
Population Density # 193 87th
Diversity Index # 434 71st
Median Household Income # 395 74th
Per Capita Income # 1065 30th

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