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The Canby Census Designated Place had a population of 309 as of July 1, 2017. Canby 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 Canby is located at latitude 41.4522 and longitude -120.8883 in Modoc County. The formal boundaries for the Canby Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.27 sq. miles and a water area of 0.04 sq. miles. Modoc County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 4,314 feet.

The Canby Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2582963) 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 Canby Census Designated Place is located within Alturas CCD of Modoc County.

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

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


Total Population 309
Daytime Population: Workers 48
Daytime Population: Residents 228
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 276
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.89
Population in Households 212
Population in Familes 170
Population in Group Qrtrs 97
Population Density2 136
Diversity Index3 43


Median Household Income $36,299
Average Household Income $49,899
Per Capita Income $20,008


Total Housing Units 76 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 44 (57.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 16 (21.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 16 (21.1%)
Median Home Value $213,889
Average Home Value $221,111


Total Households 60
Average Household Size 3.53
Family Households 43
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 -0.26% -0.52%
Households -0.45% -0.68%
Families 1.0% -0.47%
Median Household Income   1.03%
Per Capita Income   1.77%

Canby, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Canby 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 # 1263 17th
Population Density # 1221 20th
Diversity Index # 1118 26th
Median Household Income # 1320 13th
Per Capita Income # 1171 23rd

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