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Citrus Heights, California - Basic Facts

The City of Citrus Heights had a population of 88,443 as of July 1, 2018. Citrus Heights 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 Citrus Heights is located at latitude 38.6948 and longitude -121.288 in Sacramento County. The formal boundaries for the City of Citrus Heights (see map below) encompass a land area of 14.23 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sacramento County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 167 feet.

The City of Citrus Heights (GNIS ID: 2409464) 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 Citrus Heights is located within Sacramento CCD of Sacramento County.

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


Total Population 88,443
Population in Households 87,955
Population in Familes 68,883
Population in Group Qrtrs 488
Population Density2 6,216
Diversity Index3 59


Median Household Income $56,740
Average Household Income $70,707
Per Capita Income $27,653


Total Housing Units 36,171 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 19,050 (52.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 15,252 (42.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,869 ( 5.2%)
Median Home Value $275,605
Average Home Value $305,370


Total Households 34,302
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 21,936
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 0.73% 0.87%
Households 0.59% 0.76%
Families 0.55% 0.77%
Median Household Income   2.54%
Per Capita Income   2.99%

Citrus Heights, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Citrus Heights 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 # 95 94th
Population Density # 179 88th
Diversity Index # 871 43rd
Median Household Income # 810 47th
Per Capita Income # 893 41st

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