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The Empire CDP(1) had a population of 4,520 as of July 1, 2021. Empire 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 Empire is located at latitude 37.6383 and longitude -120.9022 in Stanislaus County. The formal boundaries for the Empire Census Designated Place encompass a land area of 1.56 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Stanislaus County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 118 feet.
The Empire Census Designated Place 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 Empire Census Designated Place is located within Modesto CCD of Stanislaus County.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Empire: Empire City.
|Total Population||4,520 (100%)|
|Population in Households||4,381 (96.9%)|
|Population in Families||3,775 (83.5%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||139 ( 3.1%)|
|Median Household Income||$43,871|
|Average Household Income||$58,198|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||28%|
|Per Capita Income||$17,198|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||1,376 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||754 (54.8%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||552 (40.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||70 ( 5.1%)|
|Median Home Value||$289,216|
|Average Home Value||$505,836|
|Housing Affordability Index3||86|
|Average Household Size||3.35|
|Average Family Size||4|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.74%|
|Per Capita Income||2.34%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.47%|
The table below compares Empire to the other 1,521 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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.
|Total Population||# 671||56th|
|Population Density||# 489||68th|
|Median Household Income||# 1270||17th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 787||52nd|
|Per Capita Income||# 1355||11th|
|Diversity Index||# 108||93rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE California Census Data Comparison Tool.