Los Ranchos CDP, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Los Ranchos CDP, California - Basic Facts

The Los Ranchos Census Designated Place had a population of 1,521 as of July 1, 2018. Los Ranchos CDP 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 Los Ranchos CDP is located at latitude 35.2134 and longitude -120.6275 in San Luis Obispo County. The formal boundaries for the Los Ranchos Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.83 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

The Los Ranchos Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2583065) has a U2 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place without 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 Los Ranchos Census Designated Place is located within San Luis Obispo CCD of San Luis Obispo County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Los Ranchos CDP population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

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Los Ranchos CDP, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,521
Population in Households 1,521
Population in Familes 1,343
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 538
Diversity Index3 22


Median Household Income $116,135
Average Household Income $162,636
Per Capita Income $63,586


Total Housing Units 646 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 536 (83.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 58 ( 9.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 52 ( 8.0%)
Median Home Value $1,039,130
Average Home Value $1,100,373


Total Households 594
Average Household Size 2.56
Family Households 468
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 0.36% 0.52%
Households 0.23% 0.4%
Families 0.08% 0.42%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   3.31%

Los Ranchos CDP, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Los Ranchos CDP 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 # 949 37th
Population Density # 929 39th
Diversity Index # 1471 3rd
Median Household Income # 120 92nd
Per Capita Income # 127 92nd

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