North Fair Oaks, CA Profile: Facts & Data


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North Fair Oaks, California - Basic Facts

The North Fair Oaks Census Designated Place had a population of 15,154 as of July 1, 2018. North Fair Oaks 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 North Fair Oaks is located at latitude 37.4754 and longitude -122.2034 in San Mateo County. The formal boundaries for the North Fair Oaks Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.2 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. San Mateo County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 26 feet.

The North Fair Oaks Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408940) 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 North Fair Oaks Census Designated Place is located within San Mateo CCD of San Mateo County.

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North Fair Oaks, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 15,154
Population in Households 14,826
Population in Familes 11,968
Population in Group Qrtrs 328
Population Density2 12,625
Diversity Index3 87


Median Household Income $58,508
Average Household Income $86,184
Per Capita Income $23,894


Total Housing Units 4,240 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,901 (44.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,126 (50.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 213 ( 5.0%)
Median Home Value $751,572
Average Home Value $852,526


Total Households 4,027
Average Household Size 3.68
Family Households 3,012
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 0.38% 0.35%
Households 0.33% 0.3%
Families 0.33% 0.33%
Median Household Income   3.71%
Per Capita Income   3.52%

North Fair Oaks, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares North Fair Oaks 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 # 406 73rd
Population Density # 35 98th
Diversity Index # 124 92nd
Median Household Income # 756 50th
Per Capita Income # 1040 31st

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