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The Soda Springs Census Designated Place had a population of 82 as of July 1, 2018. Soda Springs ranks in the lower 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 Soda Springs is located at latitude 39.3248 and longitude -120.3787 in Nevada County. The formal boundaries for the Soda Springs Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Nevada County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 6,768 feet.

The Soda Springs Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2628790) 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 Soda Springs Census Designated Place is located within Donner CCD of Nevada County.

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

Alternate Unofficial Names for Soda Springs: Hopkins Springs, Soda Springs Station, Tinkers Station.

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


Total Population 82
Population in Households 79
Population in Familes 46
Population in Group Qrtrs 3
Population Density2 244
Diversity Index3 20


Median Household Income $50,000
Average Household Income $75,396
Per Capita Income $37,178


Total Housing Units 138 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 32 (23.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 ( 7.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 96 (69.6%)
Median Home Value $425,000
Average Home Value $408,333


Total Households 42
Average Household Size 1.88
Family Households 19
Average Family Size 2
  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 0.15% 0.48%
Households 0.29% 0.0%
Families 2.91% 1.03%
Median Household Income   1.84%
Per Capita Income   2.28%

Soda Springs, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Soda Springs 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 # 1440 5th
Population Density # 1092 28th
Diversity Index # 1487 2nd
Median Household Income # 1017 34th
Per Capita Income # 487 68th

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