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Crest, California - Basic Facts

The Crest Census Designated Place had a population of 2,730 as of July 1, 2017. Crest 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 Crest is located at latitude 32.8 and longitude -116.8671 in San Diego County. The formal boundaries for the Crest Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 6.53 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. San Diego County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,640 feet.

The Crest Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2407680) 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 Crest Census Designated Place is located within San Diego CCD of San Diego County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Crest 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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Crest, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 2,730
Daytime Population: Workers 163
Daytime Population: Residents 1,586
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 1,749
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.64
Population in Households 2,730
Population in Familes 2,309
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 418
Diversity Index3 42


Median Household Income $80,635
Average Household Income $103,462
Per Capita Income $37,792


Total Housing Units 1,037 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 836 (80.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 174 (16.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 27 ( 2.6%)
Median Home Value $482,704
Average Home Value $551,105


Total Households 1,010
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 760
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 0.71% 0.8%
Households 0.67% 0.76%
Families 0.75% 0.78%
Median Household Income   1.35%
Per Capita Income   2.56%

Crest, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Crest 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 # 806 47th
Population Density # 979 35th
Diversity Index # 1143 25th
Median Household Income # 344 77th
Per Capita Income # 421 72nd

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