Elkhorn, CA Profile: Facts & Data


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Elkhorn, California - Basic Facts

The Elkhorn Census Designated Place had a population of 1,598 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Elkhorn is located at latitude 36.8107 and longitude -121.7187 in Monterey County. The formal boundaries for the Elkhorn Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Monterey County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Elkhorn Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408075) 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 Elkhorn Census Designated Place is located within Castroville CCD of Monterey County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Elkhorn population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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


Total Population 1,598
Population in Households 1,598
Population in Familes 1,359
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 332
Diversity Index3 79


Median Household Income $73,330
Average Household Income $95,815
Per Capita Income $31,469


Total Housing Units 580 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 355 (61.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 185 (31.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 ( 6.9%)
Median Home Value $600,216
Average Home Value $813,102


Total Households 540
Average Household Size 2.96
Family Households 415
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.25% 0.29%
Households 0.18% 0.26%
Families 0.03% 0.24%
Median Household Income   3.6%
Per Capita Income   3.63%

Elkhorn, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Elkhorn 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 # 939 38th
Population Density # 1037 32nd
Diversity Index # 423 72nd
Median Household Income # 483 68th
Per Capita Income # 718 53rd

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