Mesa Verde, CA Profile: Facts & Data


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Mesa Verde, California - Basic Facts

The Mesa Verde Census Designated Place had a population of 1,074 as of July 1, 2018. Mesa Verde ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Mesa Verde is located at latitude 33.5958 and longitude -114.7318 in Riverside County. The formal boundaries for the Mesa Verde Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.34 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Riverside County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 390 feet.

The Mesa Verde Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583079) 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 Mesa Verde Census Designated Place is located within Chuckwalla Valley CCD of Riverside County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Mesa Verde: Nicholls Warm Springs, Palowalla.

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


Total Population 1,074
Population in Households 1,070
Population in Familes 881
Population in Group Qrtrs 4
Population Density2 247
Diversity Index3 82


Median Household Income $44,600
Average Household Income $56,826
Per Capita Income $20,549


Total Housing Units 375 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 202 (53.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 127 (33.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 47 (12.5%)
Median Home Value $115,000
Average Home Value $159,777


Total Households 328
Average Household Size 3.26
Family Households 215
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 0.59% 0.99%
Households 0.61% 0.9%
Families -1.47% 0.91%
Median Household Income   3.94%
Per Capita Income   3.9%

Mesa Verde, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mesa Verde 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 # 1043 31st
Population Density # 1089 28th
Diversity Index # 302 80th
Median Household Income # 1139 25th
Per Capita Income # 1187 22nd

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