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Rancho Cordova, California - Basic Facts

The City of Rancho Cordova had a population of 74,566 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Rancho Cordova is located at latitude 38.5891 and longitude -121.3027 in Sacramento County. The formal boundaries for the City of Rancho Cordova encompass a land area of 34.85 sq. miles and a water area of 0.37 sq. miles. Sacramento County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 92 feet.

The City of Rancho Cordova (GNIS ID: 2411513) 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 Rancho Cordova is located within Rancho Cordova CCD of Sacramento County.

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Rancho Cordova, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)


Total Population 74,566
Population in Households 74,258
Population in Familes 60,482
Population in Group Qrtrs 308
Population Density2 2,129
Diversity Index3 77


Median Household Income $63,116
Average Household Income $83,001
Per Capita Income $29,506


Total Housing Units 28,354 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,334 (54.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 11,225 (39.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,795 ( 6.3%)
Median Home Value $316,549
Average Home Value $346,432


Total Households 26,559
Average Household Size 2.8
Family Households 18,149
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.


2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.53% 1.21%
Households 1.35% 1.06%
Families 1.53% 1.16%
Median Household Income   3.53%
Per Capita Income   3.29%

Rancho Cordova, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rancho Cordova to the other 1,521 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 119 92nd
Population Density # 585 62nd
Diversity Index # 465 69th
Median Household Income # 754 50th
Per Capita Income # 856 44th

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