Freedom, CA Profile: Facts & Data


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Freedom, California - Basic Facts

The Freedom Census Designated Place had a population of 3,258 as of July 1, 2018. Freedom ranks in the upper quartile for 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 Freedom is located at latitude 36.9403 and longitude -121.7963 in Santa Cruz County. The formal boundaries for the Freedom Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.1 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Santa Cruz County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 125 feet.

The Freedom Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408259) 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 Freedom Census Designated Place is located within Watsonville CCD of Santa Cruz County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Freedom: Whiskey Hill, Whisky Hill.

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


Total Population 3,258
Population in Households 3,251
Population in Familes 2,810
Population in Group Qrtrs 7
Population Density2 2,951
Diversity Index3 87


Median Household Income $59,994
Average Household Income $79,115
Per Capita Income $19,932


Total Housing Units 842 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 527 (62.6%)
Renter Occupied HU 284 (33.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 ( 3.7%)
Median Home Value $497,000
Average Home Value $548,340


Total Households 811
Average Household Size 4.01
Family Households 671
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 0.72% 0.63%
Households 0.54% 0.51%
Families 0.54% 0.5%
Median Household Income   4.14%
Per Capita Income   3.74%

Freedom, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Freedom 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 # 761 50th
Population Density # 472 69th
Diversity Index # 97 93rd
Median Household Income # 721 53rd
Per Capita Income # 1217 20th

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