Desert View Highlands, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Desert View Highlands, California - Basic Facts

The Desert View Highlands Census Designated Place had a population of 2,542 as of July 1, 2017. Desert View Highlands ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Desert View Highlands is located at latitude 34.5903 and longitude -118.1535 in Los Angeles County. The formal boundaries for the Desert View Highlands Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Los Angeles County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,713 feet.

The Desert View Highlands Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408666) 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 Desert View Highlands Census Designated Place is located within South Antelope Valley CCD of Los Angeles County.

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


Total Population 2,542
Daytime Population: Workers 477
Daytime Population: Residents 1,447
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,924
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 2,532
Population in Familes 2,187
Population in Group Qrtrs 10
Population Density2 5,775
Diversity Index3 86


Median Household Income $61,451
Average Household Income $77,173
Per Capita Income $23,310


Total Housing Units 780 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 469 (60.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 252 (32.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 59 ( 7.6%)
Median Home Value $258,482
Average Home Value $272,814


Total Households 721
Average Household Size 3.51
Family Households 550
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 1.03% 0.9%
Households 0.85% 0.85%
Families 0.41% 0.86%
Median Household Income   1.92%
Per Capita Income   2.23%

Desert View Highlands, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Desert View Highlands 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 # 827 46th
Population Density # 195 87th
Diversity Index # 136 91st
Median Household Income # 629 59th
Per Capita Income # 1027 32nd

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