Philo, CA Profile: Facts & Data


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Philo, California - Basic Facts

The Philo Census Designated Place had a population of 353 as of July 1, 2018. Philo ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and the upper 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 Philo is located at latitude 39.0657 and longitude -123.4453 in Mendocino County. The formal boundaries for the Philo Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Mendocino County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 331 feet.

The Philo Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628777) 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 Philo Census Designated Place is located within Mendocino CCD of Mendocino County.

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Philo, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 353
Population in Households 345
Population in Familes 275
Population in Group Qrtrs 8
Population Density2 173
Diversity Index3 89


Median Household Income $34,001
Average Household Income $57,547
Per Capita Income $18,996


Total Housing Units 118 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 50 (42.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 49 (41.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 19 (16.1%)
Median Home Value $825,000
Average Home Value $815,686


Total Households 99
Average Household Size 3.48
Family Households 68
Average Family Size 4
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.14% 0.23%
Households 0.12% 0.2%
Families 0.36% 0.29%
Median Household Income   1.02%
Per Capita Income   2.34%

Philo, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Philo to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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 # 1244 18th
Population Density # 1163 23rd
Diversity Index # 56 97th
Median Household Income # 1396 8th
Per Capita Income # 1252 17th

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