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Herald, California - Basic Facts

The Herald Census Designated Place had a population of 1,261 as of July 1, 2018. Herald ranks in the lower 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 Herald is located at latitude 38.2884 and longitude -121.231 in Sacramento County. The formal boundaries for the Herald Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. Sacramento County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 72 feet.

The Herald Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583034) 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 Herald Census Designated Place is located within Galt CCD of Sacramento County.

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


Total Population 1,261
Population in Households 1,223
Population in Familes 1,113
Population in Group Qrtrs 38
Population Density2 160
Diversity Index3 69


Median Household Income $90,318
Average Household Income $120,450
Per Capita Income $37,772


Total Housing Units 396 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 290 (73.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 80 (20.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 25 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $396,667
Average Home Value $621,181


Total Households 371
Average Household Size 3.3
Family Households 315
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 0.77% 0.95%
Households 0.71% 0.85%
Families 0.31% 0.81%
Median Household Income   3.22%
Per Capita Income   3.35%

Herald, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Herald 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 # 995 34th
Population Density # 1189 22nd
Diversity Index # 685 55th
Median Household Income # 286 81st
Per Capita Income # 462 70th

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