Soledad, CA Profile: Facts & Data

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Soledad, California - Basic Facts

The City of Soledad had a population of 26,438 as of July 1, 2018. Soledad 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 Soledad is located at latitude 36.4379 and longitude -121.3156 in Monterey County. The formal boundaries for the City of Soledad (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.41 sq. miles and a water area of 0.15 sq. miles. Monterey County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 190 feet.

The City of Soledad (GNIS ID: 2411924) 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 Soledad is located within Soledad CCD of Monterey County.


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

POPULATION

Total Population 26,438
Population in Households 16,612
Population in Familes 15,324
Population in Group Qrtrs 9,826
Population Density2 5,990
Diversity Index3 84
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $56,563
Average Household Income $75,047
Per Capita Income $13,094

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 4,018 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,224 (55.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,659 (41.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 136 ( 3.4%)
Median Home Value $284,661
Average Home Value $383,869
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 3,882
Average Household Size 4.28
Family Households 3,458
Average Family Size 4
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.33% 0.42%
Households 0.7% 0.62%
Families 0.7% 0.63%
Median Household Income   3.83%
Per Capita Income   2.86%

Soledad, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Soledad 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 # 287 81st
Population Density # 187 88th
Diversity Index # 208 86th
Median Household Income # 815 46th
Per Capita Income # 1422 6th

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