Campo, CA Profile: Facts & Data


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Campo, California - Basic Facts

The Campo Census Designated Place had a population of 2,927 as of July 1, 2020. Campo ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Campo is located at latitude 32.6064 and longitude -116.4689 in San Diego County. The formal boundaries for the Campo Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 23.48 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. San Diego County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,608 feet.

The Campo Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2582962) 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 Campo Census Designated Place is located within Mountain Empire CCD of San Diego County.


Campo, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2020)


Total Population 2,927 (100%)
Population in Households 2,779 (94.9%)
Population in Families 2,288 (78.2%)
Population in Group Quarters1 148 ( 5.1%)
Population Density 125
Diversity Index2 70


Median Household Income $64,936
Average Household Income $80,836
% of Income for Mortgage4 19%
Per Capita Income $28,058
Wealth Index5 81


Total HU (Housing Units) 1,181 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 732 (62.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 254 (21.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 195 (16.5%)
Median Home Value $296,536
Average Home Value $437,278
Housing Affordability Index3 131


Total Households 986
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 688
Average Family Size 3
  1. Group Quarters - a place where people live or stay in a group living arrangement. Includes college residents halls, nursing facilities, military barracks, and correctional facilities.
  2. 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 races 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.
  3. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  4. The % of Income for Mortgage quantifies the percentage of median household income dedicated to mortgage payments on a home priced at the median value (assuming a 30-year mortgage and a 20% down payment).
  5. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.


2010-2020 2020-2025
Population 0.82% 0.67%
Households 0.84% 0.68%
Families 0.83% 0.74%
Median Household Income   3.27%
Per Capita Income   2.36%
Owner Occupied HU   1.23%


Campo, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Campo to the other 1,521 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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 # 791 48th
Population Density # 1243 18th
Median Household Income # 751 51st
Housing Affordability Index # 1236 81st
Per Capita Income # 932 39th
Diversity Index # 666 56th

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