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Quartz Hill, California - Basic Facts

The Quartz Hill Census Designated Place had a population of 10,831 as of July 1, 2020.

The primary coordinate point for Quartz Hill is located at latitude 34.6453 and longitude -118.2181 in Los Angeles County. The formal boundaries for the Quartz Hill Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 3.76 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Los Angeles County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,497 feet.

The Quartz Hill Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409114) 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 Quartz Hill Census Designated Place is located within South Antelope Valley CCD of Los Angeles County.


Quartz Hill, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 10,831 (100%)
Population in Households 10,806 (99.8%)
Population in Families 9,400 (86.8%)
Population in Group Quarters1 25 ( 0.2%)
Population Density 2,878
Diversity Index2 70


Median Household Income $78,287
Average Household Income $100,132
% of Income for Mortgage4 20%
Per Capita Income $32,973
Wealth Index5 115


Total HU (Housing Units) 4,045 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,506 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,135 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 404 ( 10.0%)
Median Home Value $368,279
Average Home Value $430,776
Housing Affordability Index3 125


Total Households 3,641
Average Household Size 2.97
Family Households 2,857
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population -0.07% -0.14%
Households -0.19% -0.25%
Families 0.09% -0.19%
Median Household Income   2.29%
Per Capita Income   2.8%
Owner Occupied HU   0.16%


Quartz Hill, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Quartz Hill to the other 1,521 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 475 69th
Population Density # 478 69th
Median Household Income # 532 65th
Housing Affordability Index # 1181 78th
Per Capita Income # 748 51st
Diversity Index # 675 55th

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