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Rancho Murieta, California - Basic Facts

The Rancho Murieta Census Designated Place had a population of 5,765 as of July 1, 2018. Rancho Murieta ranks in the lower 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 Rancho Murieta is located at latitude 38.5019 and longitude -121.0947 in Sacramento County. The formal boundaries for the Rancho Murieta Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 11.89 sq. miles and a water area of 0.18 sq. miles. Sacramento County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 167 feet.

The Rancho Murieta Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409136) 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 Rancho Murieta Census Designated Place is located within Sloughhouse CCD of Sacramento County.

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


Total Population 5,765
Population in Households 5,733
Population in Familes 5,099
Population in Group Qrtrs 32
Population Density2 485
Diversity Index3 40


Median Household Income $109,719
Average Household Income $143,598
Per Capita Income $59,215


Total Housing Units 2,445 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,104 (86.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 291 (11.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 50 ( 2.0%)
Median Home Value $604,748
Average Home Value $672,660


Total Households 2,395
Average Household Size 2.39
Family Households 1,875
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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.6% 0.82%
Households 0.49% 0.72%
Families 0.69% 0.74%
Median Household Income   2.71%
Per Capita Income   3.01%

Rancho Murieta, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rancho Murieta 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 # 618 59th
Population Density # 951 37th
Diversity Index # 1199 21st
Median Household Income # 149 90th
Per Capita Income # 156 90th

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