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Hood, California - Basic Facts

The Hood Census Designated Place had a population of 300 as of July 1, 2018. Hood 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 Hood is located at latitude 38.3693 and longitude -121.5155 in Sacramento County. The formal boundaries for the Hood Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sacramento County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 7 feet.

The Hood Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583037) 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 Hood Census Designated Place is located within Sacramento CCD of Sacramento County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Hood population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Hood: Richland.

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


Total Population 300
Population in Households 300
Population in Familes 239
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 952
Diversity Index3 84


Median Household Income $59,825
Average Household Income $82,257
Per Capita Income $32,754


Total Housing Units 122 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 63 (51.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 51 (41.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 8 ( 6.6%)
Median Home Value $280,000
Average Home Value $377,823


Total Households 114
Average Household Size 2.63
Family Households 71
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 1.24% 1.3%
Households 1.12% 1.2%
Families 0.71% 1.1%
Median Household Income   3.29%
Per Capita Income   4.3%

Hood, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Hood 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 # 1277 16th
Population Density # 789 48th
Diversity Index # 234 85th
Median Household Income # 726 52nd
Per Capita Income # 665 56th

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