Meadow Valley, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Meadow Valley, California - Basic Facts

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The Meadow Valley Census Designated Place had a population of 411 as of July 1, 2017. Meadow Valley 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 Meadow Valley is located at latitude 39.9323 and longitude -121.0831 in Plumas County. The formal boundaries for the Meadow Valley Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 8.52 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Plumas County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 3,776 feet.

The Meadow Valley Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408809) 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 Meadow Valley Census Designated Place is located within Quincy CCD of Plumas County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Meadow Valley population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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


Total Population 411
Daytime Population: Workers 26
Daytime Population: Residents 237
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 263
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.64
Population in Households 411
Population in Familes 298
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 48
Diversity Index3 24


Median Household Income $39,204
Average Household Income $61,414
Per Capita Income $30,497


Total Housing Units 304 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 150 (49.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 55 (18.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 99 (32.6%)
Median Home Value $309,804
Average Home Value $342,833


Total Households 205
Average Household Size 2.0
Family Households 115
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 -1.66% -1.61%
Households -1.63% -1.51%
Families -1.36% -1.62%
Median Household Income   1.27%
Per Capita Income   2.76%

Meadow Valley, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Meadow Valley 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 # 1214 20th
Population Density # 1391 8th
Diversity Index # 1458 4th
Median Household Income # 1235 19th
Per Capita Income # 690 55th

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