Galt, CA Profile: Facts & Data


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Galt, California - Basic Facts

The City of Galt had a population of 25,983 as of July 1, 2018. Galt ranks in the upper 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 Galt is located at latitude 38.2669 and longitude -121.3045 in Sacramento County. The formal boundaries for the City of Galt (see map below) encompass a land area of 5.99 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Sacramento County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 52 feet.

The City of Galt (GNIS ID: 2410563) 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 Galt is located within Galt CCD of Sacramento County.

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


Total Population 25,983
Population in Households 25,789
Population in Familes 23,061
Population in Group Qrtrs 194
Population Density2 4,334
Diversity Index3 80


Median Household Income $66,118
Average Household Income $80,897
Per Capita Income $25,050


Total Housing Units 8,177 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,766 (70.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,119 (25.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 292 ( 3.6%)
Median Home Value $286,366
Average Home Value $353,689


Total Households 7,885
Average Household Size 3.27
Family Households 6,289
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 1.15% 1.2%
Households 1.0% 1.07%
Families 1.0% 1.09%
Median Household Income   3.08%
Per Capita Income   2.98%

Galt, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Galt 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 # 294 81st
Population Density # 287 81st
Diversity Index # 387 75th
Median Household Income # 587 61st
Per Capita Income # 991 35th

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