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Sierra Madre, California - Basic Facts

The City of Sierra Madre had a population of 11,424 as of July 1, 2019. Sierra Madre 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 Sierra Madre is located at latitude 34.1617 and longitude -118.0528 in Los Angeles County. The formal boundaries for the City of Sierra Madre encompass a land area of 2.95 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Los Angeles County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 827 feet.

The City of Sierra Madre (GNIS ID: 2411897) 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 Sierra Madre is located within Upper San Gabriel Valley CCD of Los Angeles County.


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Sierra Madre, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Sierra Madre, CA Housing Affordability Index is 51
State of California Housing Affordability Index is 67
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.

WEALTH INDEX

Sierra Madre, CA Wealth Index is 213
State of California Wealth Index is 123
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.

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POPULATION

Total Population 11,424 (100%)
Population in Households 11,423 (100.0%)
Population in Families 8,724 (76.4%)
Population in Group Quarters1 1 ( 0.0%)
Population Density 3,869
Diversity Index2 54
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $103,874
Average Household Income $152,355
Per Capita Income $66,842
Wealth Index4 213

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 5,239 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,992 (57.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,020 (38.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 227 ( 4.3%)
Median Home Value $1,026,141
Housing Affordability Index3 51
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,012
Average Household Size 2.28
Family Households 2,994
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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 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.
  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 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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 0.49% 0.37%
Households 0.38% 0.26%
Families 0.45% 0.36%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   2.23%

Sierra Madre, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Sierra Madre to the other 1,521 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 461 70th
Population Density # 330 78th
Diversity Index # 949 38th
Median Household Income # 218 86th
Per Capita Income # 124 92nd

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