Cudahy, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Cudahy, California - Basic Facts

The City of Cudahy had a population of 24,678 as of July 1, 2018. Cudahy 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 Cudahy is located at latitude 33.964 and longitude -118.1826 in Los Angeles County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cudahy (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Los Angeles County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 121 feet.

The City of Cudahy (GNIS ID: 2410272) 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 Cudahy is located within South Gate-East Los Angeles CCD of Los Angeles County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Cudahy 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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Cudahy, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 24,678
Population in Households 24,670
Population in Familes 22,434
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 21,003
Diversity Index3 78


Median Household Income $40,810
Average Household Income $51,265
Per Capita Income $12,021


Total Housing Units 6,001 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 967 (16.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,813 (80.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 221 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $307,075
Average Home Value $334,074


Total Households 5,780
Average Household Size 4.27
Family Households 5,149
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 0.44% 0.38%
Households 0.37% 0.3%
Families 0.38% 0.32%
Median Household Income   1.95%
Per Capita Income   2.58%

Cudahy, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cudahy 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 # 308 80th
Population Density # 4 100th
Diversity Index # 442 71st
Median Household Income # 1228 19th
Per Capita Income # 1457 4th

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