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Mather, California - Basic Facts

The Mather CDP(1) had a population of 4,726 as of July 1, 2023.

The primary coordinate point for Mather is located at latitude 38.5488 and longitude -121.2832 in Sacramento County. The formal boundaries for the Mather Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 10.02 sq. miles and a water area of 0.03 sq. miles.

The Mather Census Designated Place has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without 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 Mather Census Designated Place is located within Rancho Cordova CCD of Sacramento County.

  1. A Census Designated Place (CDP) is a statistical counterpart to a self-governing (incorporated) place such as a city, town, or village. A CDP is not a legal entity and has no governmental functions.

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Mather, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2023)


Total Population 4,726 (100%)
Population in Households 4,726 (100.0%)
Population in Families 4,020 (85.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 0
Population Density 471
Diversity Index2 79


Median Household Income $103,485
Average Household Income $129,008
% of Income for Mortgage4 33%
Per Capita Income $42,284
Wealth Index5 118
Socioeconomic Status Index6 Moderate (60.1)


Total HU (Housing Units) 1,575 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,154 (73.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 395 (25.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 26 ( 1.7%)
Median Home Value $575,701
Average Home Value $598,354
Housing Affordability Index3 74


Total Households 1,549
Average Household Size 3.05
Family Households 1,131
Average Family Size 4.00
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.
  6. The Socioeconomic Index ranges from zero (lowest relative status) to 100 (highest relative status). This measure quantifies disparities in social position of an area's inhabitants and is built from a broad range of demographic, housing, and socioeconomic inputs. More information on this measure can be found in Esri's SEI tutorial.


2020-2023 2023-2028
Population 0.18% 0.24%
Households 0.42% 0.32%
Families   0.23%
Median Household Income   1.51%
Per Capita Income   2.92%
Owner Occupied HU   0.58%

Mather, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Mather to the other 1,611 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2023 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 # 674 58th
Population Density # 992 38th
Median Household Income # 406 75th
Housing Affordability Index # 1215 75th
Per Capita Income # 695 57th
Diversity Index # 469 71st

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