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Aromas, California - Basic Facts

The Aromas Census Designated Place had a population of 2,722 as of July 1, 2017.

The primary coordinate point for Aromas is located at latitude 36.8748 and longitude -121.6307 in San Benito County. The formal boundaries for the Aromas Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.74 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. San Benito County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 131 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Aromas Census Designated Place are located in San Benito County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Monterey County.

The Aromas Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407764) 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 Aromas Census Designated Place is located within San Juan Bautista CCD of San Benito County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Aromas population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Aromas: Sand Cut.

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Aromas, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,722
Daytime Population: Workers 427
Daytime Population: Residents 1,391
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,818
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.67
Population in Households 2,722
Population in Familes 2,400
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 575
Diversity Index3 74


Median Household Income $91,256
Average Household Income $108,151
Per Capita Income $36,159


Total Housing Units 945 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 682 (72.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 223 (23.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 40 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $641,593
Average Home Value $717,889


Total Households 905
Average Household Size 3.01
Family Households 714
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 0.37% 0.26%
Households 0.32% 0.22%
Families 0.35% 0.22%
Median Household Income   1.79%
Per Capita Income   2.06%

Aromas, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Aromas to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 807 47th
Population Density # 908 40th
Diversity Index # 539 65th
Median Household Income # 235 85th
Per Capita Income # 465 69th

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