Placer County CA Information


Placer County Subdivisions

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


Total Population 381,674
Daytime Population: Workers 163,422
Daytime Population: Residents 211,874
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 375,296
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.98
Population in Households 377,792
Population in Familes 314,420
Population in Group Qrtrs 3,882
Population Density2 271
Diversity Index3 51


Median Household Income $80,976
Average Household Income $106,820
Per Capita Income $40,953


Total Housing Units 165,789 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 100,958 (60.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 43,804 (26.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 21,027 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $438,901
Average Home Value $507,126


Total Households 144,762
Average Household Size 2.61
Family Households 102,069
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 1.26% 1.33%
Households 1.21% 1.31%
Families 1.21% 1.3%
Median Household Income   2.15%
Per Capita Income   2.44%


Placer County CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Placer County to the other 58 counties and county equivalents 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 # 22 64th
Population Density # 18 71st
Diversity Index # 46 22nd
Median Household Income # 8 88th
Per Capita Income # 6 91st

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