Adelanto, CA Profile: Facts & Data


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Adelanto, California - Basic Facts

The City of Adelanto had a population of 35,060 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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


Total Population 35,060
Population in Households 33,681
Population in Familes 30,372
Population in Group Qrtrs 1,379
Population Density2 626
Diversity Index3 88


Median Household Income $39,698
Average Household Income $48,913
Per Capita Income $12,879


Total Housing Units 9,685 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 4,697 (48.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 3,873 (40.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,115 (11.5%)
Median Home Value $138,025
Average Home Value $172,727


Total Households 8,570
Average Household Size 3.93
Family Households 7,188
Average Family Size 4
  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 1.2% 1.1%
Households 1.13% 1.04%
Families 1.08% 1.05%
Median Household Income   2.93%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

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, 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 # 242 84th
Population Density # 884 42nd
Diversity Index # 58 96th
Median Household Income # 1258 17th
Per Capita Income # 1429 6th

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