Guerneville, CA Profile: Facts & Data


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Guerneville, California - Basic Facts

The Guerneville Census Designated Place had a population of 4,739 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for Guerneville is located at latitude 38.5019 and longitude -122.9961 in Sonoma County. The formal boundaries for the Guerneville Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 9.71 sq. miles and a water area of 0.17 sq. miles. Sonoma County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 59 feet.

The Guerneville Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2408341) 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 Guerneville Census Designated Place is located within Russian River-Sonoma Coast CCD of Sonoma County.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Guerneville: Big Bottom, Stumptown.

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


Total Population 4,739
Population in Households 4,678
Population in Familes 2,667
Population in Group Qrtrs 61
Population Density2 488
Diversity Index3 44


Median Household Income $54,154
Average Household Income $80,510
Per Capita Income $40,656


Total Housing Units 3,353 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,409 (42.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 978 (29.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 965 (28.8%)
Median Home Value $465,579
Average Home Value $676,383


Total Households 2,388
Average Household Size 1.96
Family Households 962
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 0.54% -0.27%
Households 0.43% -0.35%
Families 0.92% -0.42%
Median Household Income   3.29%
Per Capita Income   4.51%

Guerneville, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Guerneville 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 # 660 57th
Population Density # 948 38th
Diversity Index # 1110 27th
Median Household Income # 892 41st
Per Capita Income # 391 74th

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