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Los Banos, California - Basic Facts

The City of Los Banos had a population of 39,316 as of July 1, 2017. Los Banos 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 Los Banos is located at latitude 37.0633 and longitude -120.8403 in Merced County. The formal boundaries for the City of Los Banos (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Merced County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 118 feet.

The City of Los Banos (GNIS ID: 2410878) 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 Los Banos is located within Los Banos CCD of Merced County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Los Banos 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 Los Banos: Kreyenhagen's.

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Los Banos, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 39,316
Daytime Population: Workers 9,813
Daytime Population: Residents 24,933
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 34,746
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.88
Population in Households 39,075
Population in Familes 34,887
Population in Group Qrtrs 241
Population Density2 3,934
Diversity Index3 82


Median Household Income $53,937
Average Household Income $71,326
Per Capita Income $20,512


Total Housing Units 11,990 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 6,547 (54.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,585 (38.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 858 ( 7.2%)
Median Home Value $189,817
Average Home Value $253,132


Total Households 11,132
Average Household Size 3.51
Family Households 9,022
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 1.23% 1.18%
Households 1.13% 1.14%
Families 1.11% 1.13%
Median Household Income   1.04%
Per Capita Income   2.64%

Los Banos, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Los Banos 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 # 222 85th
Population Density # 323 79th
Diversity Index # 304 80th
Median Household Income # 828 45th
Per Capita Income # 1153 24th

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