Anaheim, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Anaheim, California - Basic Facts

The City of Anaheim is the 10th largest city in California with a population of 359,456 as of July 1, 2017. Anaheim 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 Anaheim is located at latitude 33.8555 and longitude -117.7601 in Orange County. The formal boundaries for the City of Anaheim (see map below) encompass a land area of 49.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0.95 sq. miles. Orange County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 161 feet.

The City of Anaheim (GNIS ID: 2409704) 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 Anaheim is located within Anaheim-Santa Ana-Garden Grove CCD of Orange County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Anaheim 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 Anaheim: Campo Aleman.

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


Total Population 359,456
Daytime Population: Workers 223,310
Daytime Population: Residents 195,387
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 418,697
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.16
Population in Households 355,404
Population in Familes 301,124
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,052
Population Density2 7,192
Diversity Index3 86


Median Household Income $62,783
Average Household Income $84,987
Per Capita Income $24,767


Total Housing Units 109,032 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 49,724 (45.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 53,767 (49.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 5,541 ( 5.1%)
Median Home Value $485,893
Average Home Value $537,094


Total Households 103,491
Average Household Size 3.43
Family Households 78,677
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 0.92% 0.83%
Households 0.71% 0.72%
Families 0.79% 0.72%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   2.32%

Anaheim, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Anaheim 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 # 10 99th
Population Density # 130 91st
Diversity Index # 131 92nd
Median Household Income # 601 60th
Per Capita Income # 962 37th

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