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Orcutt, California - Basic Facts

The Orcutt Census Designated Place had a population of 30,899 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Orcutt is located at latitude 34.8673 and longitude -120.4236 in Santa Barbara County. The formal boundaries for the Orcutt Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.13 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Santa Barbara County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 358 feet.

The Orcutt Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408999) 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 Orcutt Census Designated Place is located within Santa Maria CCD of Santa Barbara County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Orcutt 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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Orcutt, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 30,899
Population in Households 30,628
Population in Familes 26,548
Population in Group Qrtrs 271
Population Density2 2,778
Diversity Index3 63


Median Household Income $80,923
Average Household Income $101,040
Per Capita Income $36,954


Total Housing Units 11,773 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,689 (73.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,641 (22.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 443 ( 3.8%)
Median Home Value $443,938
Average Home Value $557,856


Total Households 11,330
Average Household Size 2.7
Family Households 8,473
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 0.81% 1.0%
Households 0.77% 0.95%
Families 0.88% 0.96%
Median Household Income   2.97%
Per Capita Income   3.13%

Orcutt, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Orcutt 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 # 263 83rd
Population Density # 502 67th
Diversity Index # 786 48th
Median Household Income # 391 74th
Per Capita Income # 500 67th

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