Yorba Linda, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Yorba Linda, California - Basic Facts

The City of Yorba Linda had a population of 69,601 as of July 1, 2018. Yorba Linda ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Yorba Linda is located at latitude 33.887 and longitude -117.7726 in Orange County. The formal boundaries for the City of Yorba Linda (see map below) encompass a land area of 19.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0.55 sq. miles. Orange County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 381 feet.

The City of Yorba Linda (GNIS ID: 2412321) 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 Yorba Linda is located within Anaheim-Santa Ana-Garden Grove CCD of Orange County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Yorba Linda 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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Yorba Linda, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 69,601
Population in Households 69,437
Population in Familes 63,320
Population in Group Qrtrs 164
Population Density2 3,604
Diversity Index3 61


Median Household Income $127,557
Average Household Income $173,141
Per Capita Income $56,914


Total Housing Units 23,452 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19,008 (81.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,832 (16.3%)
Vacant Housing Units 612 ( 2.6%)
Median Home Value $902,877
Average Home Value $986,133


Total Households 22,840
Average Household Size 3.04
Family Households 18,779
Average Family Size 3
  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 1.1% 1.08%
Households 0.82% 0.87%
Families 0.84% 0.91%
Median Household Income   2.77%
Per Capita Income   2.54%

Yorba Linda, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Yorba Linda 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 # 129 92nd
Population Density # 369 76th
Diversity Index # 810 47th
Median Household Income # 86 94th
Per Capita Income # 173 89th

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