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Los Gatos, California - Basic Facts

The Town of Los Gatos had a population of 31,420 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Los Gatos is located at latitude 37.2266 and longitude -121.9747 in Santa Clara County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Los Gatos encompass a land area of 11.17 sq. miles and a water area of 0.08 sq. miles. Santa Clara County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 344 feet.

The Town of Los Gatos (GNIS ID: 2412917) 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 Town of Los Gatos is located within San Jose CCD of Santa Clara County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Los Gatos: Forbes Mill, Forbestown.

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

POPULATION

Total Population 31,420
Population in Households 31,117
Population in Familes 25,308
Population in Group Qrtrs 303
Population Density2 2,814
Diversity Index3 47
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $141,294
Average Household Income $196,151
Per Capita Income $79,894

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 13,627 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 8,286 (60.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 4,690 (34.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 651 ( 4.8%)
Median Home Value $1,438,748
Average Home Value $1,484,923
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 12,976
Average Household Size 2.4
Family Households 8,448
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  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.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.8% 0.81%
Households 0.59% 0.66%
Families 0.96% 0.73%
Median Household Income   2.72%
Per Capita Income   2.46%

Los Gatos, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Los Gatos 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 # 258 83rd
Population Density # 495 67th
Diversity Index # 1064 30th
Median Household Income # 59 96th
Per Capita Income # 56 96th

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