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Claremont, California - Basic Facts

The City of Claremont had a population of 36,765 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Claremont is located at latitude 34.1249 and longitude -117.7139 in Los Angeles County. The formal boundaries for the City of Claremont (see map below) encompass a land area of 13.35 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 1,168 feet.

The City of Claremont (GNIS ID: 2409465) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Claremont is located within East San Gabriel Valley CCD of Los Angeles County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Claremont 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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Claremont, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 36,765
Daytime Population: Workers 16,950
Daytime Population: Residents 20,117
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 37,067
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.01
Population in Households 31,253
Population in Familes 25,587
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,512
Population Density2 2,754
Diversity Index3 68


Median Household Income $88,463
Average Household Income $127,046
Per Capita Income $44,839


Total Housing Units 12,623 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,823 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,257 (33.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 542 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $600,565
Average Home Value $646,277


Total Households 12,081
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 8,196
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 0.71% 0.65%
Households 0.55% 0.62%
Families 0.46% 0.67%
Median Household Income   2.33%
Per Capita Income   1.98%

Claremont, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Claremont 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 # 231 85th
Population Density # 506 67th
Diversity Index # 682 55th
Median Household Income # 257 83rd
Per Capita Income # 300 80th

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