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Rainbow, California - Basic Facts

The Rainbow Census Designated Place had a population of 1,874 as of July 1, 2018. Rainbow 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 Rainbow is located at latitude 33.4103 and longitude -117.1478 in San Diego County. The formal boundaries for the Rainbow Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 11.04 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. San Diego County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 1,043 feet.

The Rainbow Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409123) 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 Rainbow Census Designated Place is located within Fallbrook CCD of San Diego County.

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


Total Population 1,874
Population in Households 1,808
Population in Familes 1,520
Population in Group Qrtrs 66
Population Density2 170
Diversity Index3 78


Median Household Income $69,183
Average Household Income $99,277
Per Capita Income $34,187


Total Housing Units 725 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 471 (65.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 189 (26.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 64 ( 8.8%)
Median Home Value $798,810
Average Home Value $862,953


Total Households 661
Average Household Size 2.74
Family Households 483
Average Family Size 3
  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 0.28% 1.93%
Households 0.32% 1.81%
Families 1.14% 1.87%
Median Household Income   4.74%
Per Capita Income   3.93%

Rainbow, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Rainbow 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 # 894 41st
Population Density # 1167 23rd
Diversity Index # 429 72nd
Median Household Income # 547 64th
Per Capita Income # 606 60th

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