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The City of Manteca had a population of 82,379 as of July 1, 2021. 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 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 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, 2021)


Total Population 82,379 (100%)
Population in Households 81,831 (99.3%)
Population in Families 70,942 (86.1%)
Population in Group Quarters1 548 ( 0.7%)
Population Density 3,852
Diversity Index2 84


Median Household Income $77,739
Average Household Income $95,004
% of Income for Mortgage4 24%
Per Capita Income $30,325
Wealth Index5 99


Total HU (Housing Units) 27,575 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 17,684 (64.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,674 (31.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 1,217 ( 4.4%)
Median Home Value $443,975
Average Home Value $501,398
Housing Affordability Index3 101


Total Households 26,358
Average Household Size 3.1
Family Households 20,218
Average Family Size 4
  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.


2010-2021 2021-2026
Population 1.8% 1.15%
Households 1.74% 1.09%
Families 1.74% 1.09%
Median Household Income   2.34%
Per Capita Income   2.6%
Owner Occupied HU   1.34%

Manteca, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Manteca to the other 1,521 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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 # 104 93rd
Population Density # 327 79th
Median Household Income # 563 63rd
Housing Affordability Index # 1052 69th
Per Capita Income # 864 43rd
Diversity Index # 259 83rd

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