Cupertino, CA Profile: Facts & Data


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Cupertino, California - Basic Facts

The City of Cupertino had a population of 63,530 as of July 1, 2018. Cupertino ranks in the upper 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 Cupertino is located at latitude 37.3194 and longitude -122.045 in Santa Clara County. The formal boundaries for the City of Cupertino (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.31 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Santa Clara County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 236 feet.

The City of Cupertino (GNIS ID: 2410278) 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 Cupertino is located within San Jose CCD of Santa Clara County.

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


Total Population 63,530
Population in Households 63,196
Population in Familes 56,652
Population in Group Qrtrs 334
Population Density2 5,617
Diversity Index3 50


Median Household Income $142,779
Average Household Income $184,851
Per Capita Income $62,647


Total Housing Units 22,274 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 13,140 (59.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 8,460 (38.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 674 ( 3.0%)
Median Home Value $1,314,078
Average Home Value $1,378,227


Total Households 21,600
Average Household Size 2.93
Family Households 17,018
Average Family Size 3
  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 1.04% 0.84%
Households 0.82% 0.69%
Families 0.92% 0.7%
Median Household Income   2.47%
Per Capita Income   2.49%

Cupertino, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Cupertino 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 # 149 90th
Population Density # 205 87th
Diversity Index # 989 35th
Median Household Income # 57 96th
Per Capita Income # 132 91st

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