Stanton, CA Profile: Facts & Data


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Stanton, California - Basic Facts

The City of Stanton had a population of 40,033 as of July 1, 2018. Stanton 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 Stanton is located at latitude 33.8003 and longitude -117.9934 in Orange County. The formal boundaries for the City of Stanton (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Orange County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 66 feet.

The City of Stanton (GNIS ID: 2411969) 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 Stanton is located within Anaheim-Santa Ana-Garden Grove CCD of Orange County.

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


Total Population 40,033
Population in Households 39,671
Population in Familes 33,671
Population in Group Qrtrs 362
Population Density2 12,928
Diversity Index3 88


Median Household Income $57,622
Average Household Income $75,912
Per Capita Income $21,411


Total Housing Units 11,458 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,389 (47.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 5,699 (49.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 370 ( 3.2%)
Median Home Value $391,000
Average Home Value $406,542


Total Households 11,088
Average Household Size 3.58
Family Households 8,425
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.7% 0.67%
Households 0.44% 0.52%
Families 0.46% 0.57%
Median Household Income   3.55%
Per Capita Income   3.37%

Stanton, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Stanton 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 # 221 85th
Population Density # 32 98th
Diversity Index # 65 96th
Median Household Income # 782 48th
Per Capita Income # 1151 24th

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