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Graton, California - Basic Facts

The Graton Census Designated Place had a population of 1,787 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Graton is located at latitude 38.4375 and longitude -122.866 in Sonoma County. The formal boundaries for the Graton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.58 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Sonoma County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 108 feet.

The Graton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408322) 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 Graton Census Designated Place is located within Sebastopol CCD of Sonoma County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Graton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2018.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Graton: Grayton.

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


Total Population 1,787
Population in Households 1,766
Population in Familes 1,321
Population in Group Qrtrs 21
Population Density2 1,132
Diversity Index3 54


Median Household Income $71,336
Average Household Income $98,963
Per Capita Income $40,641


Total Housing Units 737 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 499 (67.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 207 (28.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 ( 4.2%)
Median Home Value $710,106
Average Home Value $812,048


Total Households 706
Average Household Size 2.5
Family Households 431
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.56% -0.24%
Households 0.46% -0.31%
Families 0.52% -0.33%
Median Household Income   3.85%
Per Capita Income   4.52%

Graton, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Graton 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 # 907 40th
Population Density # 752 50th
Diversity Index # 930 39th
Median Household Income # 513 66th
Per Capita Income # 392 74th

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