Ross, CA Profile: Facts & Data

Advertisement

Ross Local Links & Resources:
Resources | ALL Ross Content
Planning to visit Ross? See Local Hotels

Also See: Ross, CA ZIP Codes & ZIP Code Maps | Local Area Photos

Ross, California - Basic Facts

The Town of Ross had a population of 2,472 as of July 1, 2019. Ross ranks in the lower quartile for 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 Ross is located at latitude 37.9625 and longitude -122.555 in Marin County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Ross encompass a land area of 1.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Marin County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 30 feet.

The Town of Ross (GNIS ID: 2412578) 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 Town of Ross is located within Ross Valley CCD of Marin County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Ross: Sunnyside.

Jump to... (On This Page!)
  1. Ross 2019 Demographic Data
  2. Growth Rates for Ross (Historical & 5-Year Forecast)
  3. Peer Comparisons (Rank and Percentile)
  1. Neighborhoods Demographics (Home Values, Household Income, etc.)
  2. California Research Tools (Easy Tools & Current Data)
  3. California Data Comparison Tool - 2019 Demographics

Ross, CA - Most Popular Things to Do

Also See: Nearby Photos | Nearby Hotels | Driving Directions

Use HTL Address Research for a California Address and get...

Boundary Maps, Demographic Data, School Zones Review maps and data for the neighborhood, city, county, ZIP Code, and school zone. July 1, 2019, data includes home values, household income, percentage of homes owned, rented or vacant, etc.


Advertisement

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

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Ross, CA Housing Affordability Index is 54
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

Ross, CA Wealth Index is 459
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.

These new demographic attributes are availiable for Neighborhoods, Cities, Counties, and ZIP Codes.

More Tools and Resources:

  1. For information about schools and school attendance zones, use the HTL Address Tool
  2. Our new HTL Neighborhood Explorer provides lots of detail about any neighborhood.
  3. The new 2-Minute Introduction and Concise Guide to Big Data which will help you make the most effective use of HomeTownLocator Tools.
  4. See the References & Data Sources page for more information about methodology and sources of data.
  5. See the California COVID-19 Data and US COVID-19 Data for more information on the spread of the novel coronavirus.

POPULATION

Total Population 2,472 (100%)
Population in Households 2,426 (98.1%)
Population in Families 2,203 (89.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 46 ( 1.9%)
Population Density 1,588
Diversity Index2 21
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $200,001
Average Household Income $291,261
Per Capita Income $95,575
Wealth Index4 459

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 886 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 684 (77.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 125 (14.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 77 ( 8.7%)
Median Home Value $2,000,001
Housing Affordability Index3 54
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 809
Average Household Size 3.0
Family Households 665
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 0.25% 0.27%
Households 0.15% 0.22%
Families 0.11% 0.21%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   1.29%

Ross, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Ross 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 # 839 45th
Population Density # 665 56th
Diversity Index # 1485 2nd
Median Household Income # 26 100th
Per Capita Income # 26 98th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.

Quick & Easy Ways to...

  1. Get Current Demographic Data for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  2. View Boundary Maps, for Cities, Towns, and ZIP Codes
  3. Locate Physical, Cultural, and Historical Features

California Census Data Comparison Tool

Compare California July 1, 2019 Data
Data:
Locations:
Highest or Lowest:
Results:
Advertisement