Foresthill, CA Profile: Facts & Data


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Foresthill, California - Basic Facts

The Foresthill Census Designated Place had a population of 1,621 as of July 1, 2018. Foresthill ranks in the lower 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 Foresthill is located at latitude 39.0053 and longitude -120.8314 in Placer County. The formal boundaries for the Foresthill Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Placer County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 3,228 feet.

The Foresthill Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408229) 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 Foresthill Census Designated Place is located within Foresthill-Back Country CCD of Placer County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Foresthill: Forest Hill.

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


Total Population 1,621
Population in Households 1,621
Population in Familes 1,336
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 145
Diversity Index3 29


Median Household Income $66,729
Average Household Income $85,215
Per Capita Income $35,089


Total Housing Units 727 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 508 (69.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 173 (23.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 45 ( 6.2%)
Median Home Value $393,817
Average Home Value $523,477


Total Households 682
Average Household Size 2.38
Family Households 481
Average Family Size 3
  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 1.08% 1.52%
Households 1.06% 1.43%
Families 1.51% 1.41%
Median Household Income   3.4%
Per Capita Income   3.57%

Foresthill, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Foresthill 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 # 934 38th
Population Density # 1214 20th
Diversity Index # 1417 7th
Median Household Income # 577 62nd
Per Capita Income # 576 62nd

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