Adelanto, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Adelanto, California - Basic Facts

The City of Adelanto had a population of 34,755 as of July 1, 2017. Adelanto 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 Adelanto is located at latitude 34.586 and longitude -117.4429 in San Bernardino County. The formal boundaries for the City of Adelanto (see map below) encompass a land area of 56.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. San Bernardino County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,871 feet.

The City of Adelanto (GNIS ID: 2409663) 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 Adelanto is located within Victorville-Hesperia CCD of San Bernardino County.

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

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


Total Population 34,755
Daytime Population: Workers 6,562
Daytime Population: Residents 24,956
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 31,518
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.91
Population in Households 33,321
Population in Familes 29,919
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,434
Population Density2 621
Diversity Index3 88


Median Household Income $39,045
Average Household Income $48,028
Per Capita Income $12,617


Total Housing Units 9,685 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,723 (48.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,730 (38.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,232 (12.7%)
Median Home Value $128,056
Average Home Value $161,955


Total Households 8,453
Average Household Size 3.94
Family Households 7,084
Average Family Size 4
  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 1.25% 1.05%
Households 1.1% 0.97%
Families 1.03% 0.96%
Median Household Income   -0.23%
Per Capita Income   1.26%

Adelanto, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Adelanto 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 # 244 84th
Population Density # 889 41st
Diversity Index # 58 96th
Median Household Income # 1239 18th
Per Capita Income # 1421 6th

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