Lindsay, CA Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Lindsay, California - Basic Facts

The City of Lindsay had a population of 12,366 as of July 1, 2017. Lindsay ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in California. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Lindsay is located at latitude 36.2079 and longitude -119.0901 in Tulare County. The formal boundaries for the City of Lindsay (see map below) encompass a land area of 2.61 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Tulare County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 387 feet.

The City of Lindsay (GNIS ID: 2410839) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

California is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The City of Lindsay is located within Lindsay CCD of Tulare County.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Lindsay population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.

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Lindsay, CA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 12,366
Daytime Population: Workers 3,627
Daytime Population: Residents 7,840
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 11,467
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.93
Population in Households 12,276
Population in Familes 11,213
Population in Group Qrtrs 90
Population Density2 4,739
Diversity Index3 76


Median Household Income $32,686
Average Household Income $47,860
Per Capita Income $12,555


Total Housing Units 3,373 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,563 (46.3%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,591 (47.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 219 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $160,526
Average Home Value $206,002


Total Households 3,154
Average Household Size 3.89
Family Households 2,650
Average Family Size 4
  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 0.71% 0.7%
Households 0.64% 0.68%
Families 0.65% 0.65%
Median Household Income   1.02%
Per Capita Income   2.63%

Lindsay, CA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Lindsay to the other 1,516 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in California by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 444 71st
Population Density # 264 83rd
Diversity Index # 493 68th
Median Household Income # 1403 8th
Per Capita Income # 1423 6th

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