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Anchor Bay, California - Basic Facts

The Anchor Bay Census Designated Place had a population of 505 as of July 1, 2017. Anchor Bay ranks in the lower 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 Anchor Bay is located at latitude 38.8127 and longitude -123.5703 in Mendocino County. The formal boundaries for the Anchor Bay Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.51 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mendocino County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 105 feet.

The Anchor Bay Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628706) 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 Anchor Bay Census Designated Place is located within Point Arena CCD of Mendocino County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Anchor Bay 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 Anchor Bay: Anchor Bay Settlement.

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Anchor Bay, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 505
Daytime Population: Workers 121
Daytime Population: Residents 262
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 383
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.76
Population in Households 503
Population in Familes 369
Population in Group Qrtrs 2
Population Density2 144
Diversity Index3 57


Median Household Income $55,878
Average Household Income $80,229
Per Capita Income $35,933


Total Housing Units 404 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 182 (45.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 71 (17.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 151 (37.4%)
Median Home Value $520,000
Average Home Value $509,478


Total Households 253
Average Household Size 1.99
Family Households 153
Average Family Size 2
  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 5.61% 1.65%
Households 5.3% 1.53%
Families 5.75% 1.52%
Median Household Income   0.91%
Per Capita Income   2.63%

Anchor Bay, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Anchor Bay 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 # 1180 22nd
Population Density # 1214 20th
Diversity Index # 888 42nd
Median Household Income # 765 50th
Per Capita Income # 476 69th

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