Interlaken, CA Profile: Facts & Data


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Interlaken, California - Basic Facts

The Interlaken Census Designated Place had a population of 7,682 as of July 1, 2018. Interlaken 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 Interlaken is located at latitude 36.9513 and longitude -121.7338 in Santa Cruz County. The formal boundaries for the Interlaken Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 9.81 sq. miles and a water area of 0.4 sq. miles. Santa Cruz County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 128 feet.

The Interlaken Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408427) 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 Interlaken Census Designated Place is located within Watsonville CCD of Santa Cruz County.

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


Total Population 7,682
Population in Households 7,564
Population in Familes 6,689
Population in Group Qrtrs 118
Population Density2 783
Diversity Index3 83


Median Household Income $71,767
Average Household Income $88,333
Per Capita Income $20,651


Total Housing Units 1,818 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,149 (63.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 595 (32.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 74 ( 4.1%)
Median Home Value $518,952
Average Home Value $674,151


Total Households 1,744
Average Household Size 4.34
Family Households 1,475
Average Family Size 5
  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 0.59% 0.48%
Households 0.38% 0.42%
Families 0.42% 0.42%
Median Household Income   3.38%
Per Capita Income   3.74%

Interlaken, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Interlaken 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 # 543 64th
Population Density # 832 45th
Diversity Index # 259 83rd
Median Household Income # 507 67th
Per Capita Income # 1183 22nd

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