West Rancho Dominguez, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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West Rancho Dominguez, California - Basic Facts

The West Rancho Dominguez Census Designated Place had a population of 22,727 as of July 1, 2017. West Rancho Dominguez 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 West Rancho Dominguez is located at latitude 33.9043 and longitude -118.2678 in Los Angeles County. The formal boundaries for the West Rancho Dominguez Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.97 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Los Angeles County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 82 feet.

The West Rancho Dominguez Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409548) 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 West Rancho Dominguez Census Designated Place is located within Compton CCD of Los Angeles County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with West Rancho Dominguez population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for West Rancho Dominguez: West Compton.

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West Rancho Dominguez, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 22,727
Daytime Population: Workers 17,087
Daytime Population: Residents 13,897
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 30,984
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.36
Population in Households 22,393
Population in Familes 19,502
Population in Group Qrtrs 334
Population Density2 5,720
Diversity Index3 86


Median Household Income $45,457
Average Household Income $59,678
Per Capita Income $16,932


Total Housing Units 6,786 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,926 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,268 (33.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 592 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $328,845
Average Home Value $342,197


Total Households 6,194
Average Household Size 3.62
Family Households 4,879
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 0.65% 0.68%
Households 0.5% 0.58%
Families 0.5% 0.61%
Median Household Income   0.83%
Per Capita Income   1.97%

West Rancho Dominguez, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares West Rancho Dominguez 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 # 325 79th
Population Density # 199 87th
Diversity Index # 125 92nd
Median Household Income # 1068 30th
Per Capita Income # 1303 14th

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