Cudahy, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Cudahy, California - Basic Facts

The City of Cudahy had a population of 24,658 as of July 1, 2017. 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, 2017.

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


Total Population 24,658
Daytime Population: Workers 3,175
Daytime Population: Residents 14,502
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 17,677
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.72
Population in Households 24,650
Population in Familes 22,317
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 20,986
Diversity Index3 78


Median Household Income $38,922
Average Household Income $48,364
Per Capita Income $11,337


Total Housing Units 6,011 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 994 (16.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,779 (79.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 238 ( 4.0%)
Median Home Value $306,716
Average Home Value $315,719


Total Households 5,773
Average Household Size 4.27
Family Households 5,141
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 0.49% 0.55%
Households 0.4% 0.49%
Families 0.41% 0.5%
Median Household Income   0.55%
Per Capita Income   1.96%

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, 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 # 308 80th
Population Density # 4 100th
Diversity Index # 440 71st
Median Household Income # 1243 18th
Per Capita Income # 1463 4th

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