Vandenberg AFB CDP, CA Profile: Facts & Data


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Vandenberg AFB CDP, California - Basic Facts

The Vandenberg Air Force Base Census Designated Place had a population of 3,459 as of July 1, 2018. Vandenberg AFB CDP ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Vandenberg AFB CDP is located at latitude 34.7189 and longitude -120.4904 in Santa Barbara County. The formal boundaries for the Vandenberg Air Force Base Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 22.03 sq. miles and a water area of 0.09 sq. miles.

The Vandenberg Air Force Base Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2409501) has a M2 Census Class Code which indicates a military or other defense installation entirely within a census designated place. 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 Vandenberg Air Force Base Census Designated Place is located within Lompoc CCD of Santa Barbara County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Vandenberg AFB CDP: Vandenberg AFB Census Designated Place, Vandenberg Air Force Base CDP.

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Vandenberg AFB CDP, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 3,459
Population in Households 3,050
Population in Familes 2,997
Population in Group Qrtrs 409
Population Density2 157
Diversity Index3 71


Median Household Income $59,127
Average Household Income $70,206
Per Capita Income $20,649


Total Housing Units 1,065 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 12 ( 1.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 871 (81.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 182 (17.1%)
Median Home Value $292,857
Average Home Value $681,250


Total Households 883
Average Household Size 3.45
Family Households 842
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 0.43% 0.48%
Households 0.35% 0.45%
Families 0.35% 0.45%
Median Household Income   2.74%
Per Capita Income   2.5%

Vandenberg AFB CDP, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Vandenberg AFB 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 # 744 51st
Population Density # 1197 21st
Diversity Index # 629 58th
Median Household Income # 745 51st
Per Capita Income # 1184 22nd

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