Claremont, CA Profile: Facts & Data


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Claremont, California - Basic Facts

The City of Claremont had a population of 36,745 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Claremont is located at latitude 34.0967 and longitude -117.7198 in Los Angeles County. The formal boundaries for the City of Claremont 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.

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


Total Population 36,745
Population in Households 31,291
Population in Familes 25,801
Population in Group Qrtrs 5,454
Population Density2 2,752
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $94,589
Average Household Income $132,221
Per Capita Income $46,659


Total Housing Units 12,538 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 7,788 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,330 (34.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 420 ( 3.3%)
Median Home Value $632,728
Average Home Value $725,437


Total Households 12,118
Average Household Size 2.58
Family Households 8,220
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 0.62% 0.47%
Households 0.52% 0.42%
Families 0.44% 0.5%
Median Household Income   3.16%
Per Capita Income   2.98%

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, 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 # 232 85th
Population Density # 506 67th
Diversity Index # 683 55th
Median Household Income # 251 84th
Per Capita Income # 305 80th

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