Manteca, CA Profile: Facts & Data


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Manteca, California - Basic Facts

The City of Manteca had a population of 76,260 as of July 1, 2018. Manteca ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and 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 Manteca is located at latitude 37.7974 and longitude -121.216 in San Joaquin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Manteca (see map below) encompass a land area of 20.55 sq. miles and a water area of 0.02 sq. miles. San Joaquin County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 36 feet.

The City of Manteca (GNIS ID: 2411024) 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 Manteca is located within Manteca CCD of San Joaquin County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Manteca: Cowell, Cowell's Station.

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


Total Population 76,260
Population in Households 75,733
Population in Familes 65,849
Population in Group Qrtrs 527
Population Density2 3,712
Diversity Index3 82


Median Household Income $64,582
Average Household Income $83,363
Per Capita Income $27,058


Total Housing Units 25,629 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 15,359 (59.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 9,068 (35.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,202 ( 4.7%)
Median Home Value $337,965
Average Home Value $399,248


Total Households 24,427
Average Household Size 3.1
Family Households 18,706
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 1.54% 1.51%
Households 1.47% 1.39%
Families 1.46% 1.42%
Median Household Income   3.74%
Per Capita Income   3.31%

Manteca, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Manteca 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 # 118 92nd
Population Density # 355 77th
Diversity Index # 298 80th
Median Household Income # 617 59th
Per Capita Income # 921 39th

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