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California, Pennsylvania - Basic Facts

The Borough of California had a population of 6,877 as of July 1, 2018.

The primary coordinate point for California is located at latitude 40.0667 and longitude -79.912 in Washington County. The formal boundaries for the Borough of California (see map below) encompass a land area of 11.01 sq. miles and a water area of 0.22 sq. miles. Washington County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 794 feet.

The Borough of California (GNIS ID: 1215654) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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California, PA Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 6,877
Population in Households 4,827
Population in Familes 2,032
Population in Group Qrtrs 2,050
Population Density2 625
Diversity Index3 23


Median Household Income $32,831
Average Household Income $51,360
Per Capita Income $19,538


Total Housing Units 2,268 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 770 (34.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,361 (60.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 137 ( 6.0%)
Median Home Value $117,052
Average Home Value $140,058


Total Households 2,131
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 718
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 0.15% 0.3%
Households 0.46% 0.39%
Families -0.28% 0.17%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   1.96%

California, PA - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares California to the other 1,762 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Pennsylvania 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 # 166 91st
Population Density # 1306 26th
Diversity Index # 518 71st
Median Household Income # 1705 3rd
Per Capita Income # 1673 5th

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